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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Capping materials and emissions at cap manufacturer
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Metal and plastic processing
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
  • Carbon
Tags:
  • Footprint calculation
  • Chemicals
  • Renewable energy
  • Waste management
  • Waste reduction
  • Ecodriving
  • Biofuel
  • Energy efficiency
  • Reuse
  • Ecodesign
  • Packaging materials / packaging design
  • Material efficiency
  • Water management
  • Energy savings
Production of recycled paper products
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Waste management and recycling
Resource category:
  • Materials
  • Waste
Tags:
  • Business model
  • Ecodesign
  • Packaging
  • Customer outreach
  • Suppliers
  • Monitoring
  • Footprint calculation
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
Footprint calculation at waste-management company in France
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Waste management and recycling
Resource category:
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • Low cost
  • 10-20%
  • 0.2 - 0.5 Year(s)
Tags:
  • Footprint calculation
  • Customer outreach
  • Monitoring
  • Ecodriving
  • Waste management
Footprint calculation schemes, application and reporting
Measure
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • Low cost
  • 5-30 %
  • 0.2 - 0.5 Year(s)
Tags:
  • Footprint calculation
  • Monitoring
Improving accounting of materials and energy using TOP 20 method
Measure
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • Medium cost
  • 7-25 %
  • 0.5 - 6 Year(s)
Tags:
  • Material audit tool
  • Energy audit
  • Optimization
  • Cleaner production
  • Energy efficiency
  • Energy management tool
  • Footprint calculation
  • Material efficiency
  • Monitoring
  • Packaging
  • Waste management
  • Water management