Video Case Studies

Saving one million tonnes of carbon (part two)

Hear from the Mayor of Greater Manchester and other key figures on what saving one million tonnes of carbon means for the city region.

Saving one million tonnes of carbon (part one)

Our support has helped businesses across the North West to save one million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent by reducing their use of energy, water and materials.

Resin Surfaces Ltd

  • Chemicals sector
  • Improved packaging / process efficiency
  • Reduced waste
  • £56k annual savings

Bri-Tek Technologies

  • LED lighting
  • Low carbon sector support
  • New environmental policy / ISO 14001
  • Connected to new market opportunities

Utilitri Ltd

  • Renewables sector
  • Low carbon sector support
  • Improved marketing/sales strategy
  • Three jobs created

Abbey Logistics Group

  • Transport sector
  • Improved fuel / energy / water efficiency
  • £641k annual cost savings
  • 1,700 tonnes of CO2e savings per year

Camfil Farr

  • Manufacturing sector
  • Improved fuel / energy efficiency
  • £271k annual cost savings
  • 942 tonnes of CO2e savings per year

Crown Paints Ltd

  • Chemical sector
  • Improved energy / material efficiency
  • £600k annual cost savings
  • 295 tonnes of CO2e savings per year

More Customer Stories

Vertogen Ltd, Bury - SME (Environmental Technologies)

A Bury company with a unique vertical wind turbine designed and manufactured entirely in the North West is working with specialists to find investment and bring its design to market.

Pure Efficiency, Bury - SME (Building Technology)

With local funding and support, insulation and energy reduction specialists Pure Efficiency plan to launch Warmcoat, an innovative thermal coating that reduces condensation on cold surfaces.

Molygran Ltd, Bury - SME (Manufacturing)

A family company in Bury has expanded its polystyrene product range into the low carbon building insulation market - opening up new opportunities that could lead to huge growth.

TreeStation, Manchester - SME (Waste & Recycling)

With the biomass boom on the slide, forestry and landscaping social enterprise TreeStation is developing further inroads in arboriculture - winning a £100,000 contract in the process.

Crystal Doors, Rochdale - SME (Manufacturing)

Crystal Doors, a manufacturer of vinyl wrapped doors and accessories in Rochdale, is one step closer to becoming a cutting-edge smart factory after installing a state-of-the-art extraction system.

Duo UK, Manchester - SME (Manufacturing)

Duo UK, which recently revealed the world’s first ‘carbon negative’ mailing bag, has further bolstered its sustainability credentials with a new environmental policy and zero-to-landfill status. 


Kenny Waste Management, Salford - SME (Waste & Recycling)

Salford-based Kenny Waste Management is collaborating with university and low carbon expertise to transform its waste identification and reporting process to set itself apart from the competition.


Massey & Harris, Stockport - SME (Manufacturing)

Massey and Harris, an independent manufacturer of playground equipment in Stockport, called on local support to source energy efficient LED lighting and access grant funding.