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Firstly……… Congratulations to the Plymouth Manufacturing REC! For UK manufacturing as a whole - waste costs c£30 billion/year Imagine the impact a slice.

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1 Firstly……… Congratulations to the Plymouth Manufacturing REC! For UK manufacturing as a whole - waste costs c£30 billion/year Imagine the impact a slice of this will make to Plymouth companies?

2 ENVIROWISE W orking in partnership across the region Eric Banks Envirowise Advisor South West Region

3 Presentation overview  What is Envirowise?  On-site Services  Other services

4 What is Envirowise?  UK-wide Government-funded programme  Led by industry  Co-ordinated by DEFRA – programme value £14M  Primarily funded by the Business Resource Efficiency & Waste (BREW) programme

5 What does Envirowise do?  Provide businesses with a range of environmental services  Aim - to improve competitiveness and productivity  These services are FREE  These services are CONFIDENTIAL  These services CARRY NO OBLIGATIONS

6 Envirowise – Delivery  A range of tailored advice to suit a business’ needs via:  Telephone  Website  Site Visits

7 Envirowise – Delivery  Focus: Get business to minimise waste and use resources efficiently  Some businesses lose ~4% of turnover on waste  Potential savings can be up to £1000 per employee per business Savings identified since in excess of £1.3 Billion

8 Easily Identified Costs Hidden Costs Why think about waste - when skips are cheap! “Water Charges” “Effluent Charges” “Sewerage Charges” Cost of raw materials in effluent Cost of labour Cost of consumables in effluent Cost of wasted energy, e.g. pumping Loss in sales value Cost of treatment True cost of waste is 10 – 20 times the cost of disposal

9 Key Services  Free site visits  Seminars, workshops & campaigns  Free publications  Environment and Energy helpline /

10 Envirowise Site visits - 1  Fast Track Visits - Provide 8 hours free consultancy - Help to identify avoidable waste - Provide a list of cost saving opportunities - Identify quick, low-cost savings actions

11 Envirowise Site visits - 2  Design Track Visits - Savings through Smart Design - Whole life cycle analysis from manufacture to end of use - Includes Packaging

12 Envirowise Site visits - 3  Counselling Visits - 4-hours - Can be arranged on any issue, e.g. Hazardous Waste, Effluent, WEEE, Packaging, etc. - Report provided

13 Seminars / Workshops & Campaigns  Envirowise host 200+ events a year in UK  Update & registration via the website -  Campaigns - On sectors and issues of high importance, e.g. Water Saving  Nationally and regionally  Resource Efficiency Clubs (RECs)

14 Free publications and guides  Over 450 publications available via: - post - (PDF file) - CD-Rom  Best Practice guides for industrial sectors  Guides and tools for intermediaries and business support organisations

15 Environment & Energy Helpline   Call with any environmental query - response from technical experts.  Or for further information look at the website -

16 Examples of Success Burt's Chips, Devon  Fast Track identified waste issues  £22,000 saved in flavourings  £25,000 potential with better process

17 So good luck to the Plymouth Manufacturing REC ! We’re here to support you. Contact: Paul Gilbert Regional Manager SW


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