Achievements

We're helping Wigan businesses to drive the transition to a vibrant, sustainable and low carbon economy. Here are some of the amazing things we've helped them to achieve so far.

 

129

Businesses assisted with hands-on resource efficiency or low carbon sector support

£9.0 million

Cost savings achieved in businesses, by improving environmental performance

£500,000

Sales increased or safeguarded

20,149

Tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) saved - like driving a Hummer from Manchester to the moon more than 150 times

97,660

Tonnes of solid, liquid and gaseous materials saved - enough to build 37 Blackpool Towers

6,777

Cubic metres of water saved - enough to fill 3 Olympic sized swimming pools

862

Tonnes of waste diverted from landfill - the weight of 118 African Elephant Bulls

Success story

"With a new position already created after just a month’s worth of support, we are delighted with the Green Growth low carbon sector programme” Michael Pilkington - Utilitri, Wigan