Guide

Reduce your business waste to save money

Waste reduction business benefits

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