EREK knowledge base of resource efficiency

Measures, Technologies and Good Practices

Do you want to know how much different measures and technological solutions would cost and how much money and resources they can save for your business? This database offers such data in a concise and comprehensive format.

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Construction site waste management
Measure
Sector / Industry:
  • Construction
Resource category:
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • Medium cost
Tags:
  • Waste management
  • Building material recycling construction efficiency
Designing out waste: material efficiency throughout the building life cycle
Measure
Sector / Industry:
  • Construction
Resource category:
  • Waste
Construction site waste management cuts CO2 emissions in half
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Construction
Resource category:
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • Medium cost
Tags:
  • Construction
  • Waste management
  • Building material recycling construction efficiency
Sustainable procurement to deliver sustainable housing
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Construction
  • Other
Resource category:
  • Materials
  • Waste
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • High cost
Tags:
  • Construction
  • Energy efficiency
  • Material efficiency
  • Waste reduction
  • Low carbon economy
Early engagement at design stage generates material savings
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Construction
Resource category:
  • Materials
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • Low cost
  • 0 Year(s)
Tags:
  • Ecodesign
  • Waste reduction
  • Optimization
Green labelling and certification for infrastructure, products, packaging
Measure
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
  • Construction
  • Wholesale and retail
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • Medium cost
  • 0-30 %
  • 0.5 - 3 Year(s)
Tags:
  • Ecolabel
  • Packaging
  • Customer outreach
  • Certified product
  • Cleaner production
  • Energy efficiency
  • Environmental management
  • Footprint calculation
  • Information for guests
  • International forest certification
  • PEFC
  • Programme for the endorsement of forest certification
  • Material efficiency
  • Natural material
  • Nordic swan ecolabel
  • Organic chemicals
  • Organic food
  • Packaging materials / packaging design
  • Recycling
  • Standard
Integrate renewable energies in the company heat generation
Measure
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
  • Construction
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • High cost
  • 20-80 %
  • 2 - 12 Year(s)
Tags:
  • Renewable energy
  • Heating, ventilating, and air conditioning
  • Energy efficiency
  • Energy savings
  • Bioenergy
  • Biomass
  • Heat recovery
  • Power generation