Reduce your business waste to save money

Advantages of reducing waste

Guide

Waste is a resource which can lead to greater business productivity if managed correctly.

Advantages of waste reduction in your business

Shifting from methods of waste disposal to processes of waste reduction can bring a range of key benefits:

How much can my business save by reducing waste?

The amount of money you can save by managing waste depends on the nature of your work. For example, a manufacturer will probably be able to save more than an office-based business by reducing the amount of raw materials and waste water in production processes.

WRAP estimates that businesses could on average save as much as £1,000 per employee.

Similar benefits are available through reducing your business' energy use.

Invest Northern Ireland offers advice, consultancy and financial support on energy and waste issues.