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1 Skip instructions and start Go through instructions (recommended) Rethink waste: profit through resource efficiency Module 1 – Data Collection With support from

2 Summary of control functions To navigate through the modules there are a number of ‘control functions’ and ‘symbols’: Return to start of module Previous slide Next slide Further information Tips and Tasks External link Summary of control functions Module 1 - Slide 2 Chapter 1 - Introduction Slide numbers are displayed here for your reference Note: To enable you to click on the navigation buttons and links, you must view this module in fullscreen Slide Show mode

3 Objectives of Rethink waste package Working through the three modules of this package you will: gain a better understanding of resource efficiency and how it applies to your site; appreciate the benefits resource efficiency can bring to you and your company; have tools (and desire!) to put resource efficiency into practice; be able to develop an action plan to implement resource efficiency. Module 1 - Slide 3 Chapter 1 - Introduction

4 What others have achieved… It’s fashionable and easy to say ‘improve resource efficiency’ – but what does it really mean? You can see what other companies have found and achieved when looking at resource efficiency: Module 1 - Slide 4 Chapter 1 - Introduction Case study

5 Module 1 of Rethink Waste: Resource Efficiency for Manufacturers Module 1 - Slide 5 Chapter 1 - Introduction MODULE 1 – DATA COLLECTION Establish what you’ve got and where you are in resource efficiency terms – including costs Module 3 – Implementing an Action Plan Prioritise your options and tips on how to implement them Module 2 – Developing an Action Plan Identify where and how you could improve resource efficiency – your options

6 Index of contents – Module 1 1.Instructions and introductionInstructions and introduction 2.What is resource efficiency?What is resource efficiency? 3.What are the drivers?What are the drivers? Legislation Costs 4.The waste hierarchyThe waste hierarchy 5.Where do I start?Where do I start? Support and commitment Understanding your site 6.Developing a Waste MapDeveloping a Waste Map Producing a waste map Obtaining data and annotation 7.Use of data (Baseline and Benchmarking)Use of data (Baseline and Benchmarking) 8.Summary and next stepsSummary and next steps 9.Further helpFurther help Use hyperlinks to move to a particular section. Otherwise click ‘Next’…. Module 1 - Slide 6 - Index Chapter 1 - Introduction

7 Introduction – aims Welcome to Module 1 – Data Collection In this module we will introduce you to: resource efficiency – putting it in perspective; how to identify and look at resource efficiency on your site; the first steps to developing an action plan to improve the efficient use of resources. Module 1 - Slide 7 Chapter 1 - Introduction

8 A quick introduction to waste – the facts WASTE FACTS 600 million tonnes raw resources used by industry per year. On average 93% production materials are never used in the final product. 75 million tonnes of solid waste goes to landfill each year. Cost £15 billion per year. This is unsustainable, it’s uneconomic – we need to do something. Module 1 - Slide 8 Chapter 1 - Introduction More stats

9 What is ‘resource efficiency’? Looking at eliminating or reducing the use of materials or utilities (energy and water) to make a process more efficient or eliminating, reducing or recycling waste from that process. Materials Energy Water Module 1 - Slide 9 Chapter 2 - What is resource efficiency? External websites

10 What are the drivers? Reducing waste is not the only incentive to using resources efficiently. The points below should also be considered: company internal goals; legislative drivers; cost drivers; reduce company’s environmental impact. Let’s just have a quick look at each of these …. Module 1 - Slide 10 Chapter 3 – What are the drivers? G O L D E N PPORTUNITY It is also a

11 Company internal goals Implementing good environmental practice used to be considered a ‘fringe’ idea - now, most major FTSE100 companies have environmental issues at the core of their business strategy because of: image; Corporate Social Responsibility; Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001, Eco-Management and Audit Scheme [EMAS], BS8555 – Acorn/ Green Dragon/STEMS); pressure groups; marketing. Module 1 - Slide 11 Chapter 3 – What are the drivers?

12 Key legislation Some key pieces of legislation influencing resource efficiency are: Duty of Care; Environmental Permitting Regulations (Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control Directive); Packaging; Hazardous/Special Waste; WEEE; Batteries recycling. Module 1 - Slide 12 Chapter 3 – What are the drivers? Legislation

13 Costs The cost of waste is defined as: ‘The cost of purchasing, processing and disposing of all the non-product outputs’. Improvements in resource efficiency will reduce waste and costs. Cost savings are probably the key incentive to implement resource efficiency measures. Understanding the costs is important – and they are often greater than immediately apparent…. Costs may be considered as ‘Direct’ and/or ‘Hidden’ costs. THE TRUE COST OF WASTE Cost of wasted raw materials + lost time + cost of utilities used + waste treatment costs + disposal costs = Module 1 - Slide 13 Chapter 3 – What are the drivers?

14 Direct and hidden costs Module 1 - Slide 14 Chapter 3 – What are the drivers? Direct Costs Hidden Costs Cost of raw materials/consumables Cost of wasted energy/utilities Manufacturing and production costs Maintenance Rework Time and effort Transportation Handling and storage Waste disposal costs Emission charges Sewerage and effluent charges Direct & hidden costs

15 Example of direct and hidden costs – hot water Module 1 - Slide 15 Chapter 3 – What are the drivers? Hot water tank Water heater Water, Energy Energy, Labour, Chemicals Energy, Labour Raw water tank Softener Mains water Hot (65 o C) softened water Water supply 113p/m m 3 per day 500 W UV light = 0.66p/m 3 1 m 3 15 » 65 o C 5 p/kWh = 323 p/m 3 1 m 3 Salt and regen water = 40 p/m 3 Value of hot softened water = 477 p/m 3 Sewerage charge 135p/m 3 Total cost of ‘wasted’ hot water = £6.12p/m 3 Direct cost Direct cost Hidden costs

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