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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Sustainable wastewater treatment chemicals in a dairy
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Food processing
  • Waste management and recycling
Resource category:
  • Water
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • Low cost
  • 1 Year(s)
Tags:
  • Wastewater
  • Sludge
  • DAF
  • Organic coagulant
  • Food waste management
  • industrial waste
  • Food waste resource efficiency
  • Chemicals
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
Standardising chemical product containers cuts waste in automotive sector
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Manufacturing of machinery and equipment
Resource category:
  • Materials
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • High cost
  • 2 Year(s)
Tags:
  • Waste reduction
  • Material efficiency
  • Waste management
  • Chemicals
  • Warehousing / storage
Aeronautics firm radically cuts waste and saves resources
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • All manufacturing industries
  • Manufacturing of machinery and equipment
Resource category:
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • 3 Year(s)
Tags:
  • Waste management
  • Checking and maintenance
  • Material efficiency
  • Waste reduction
  • Chemicals
Making money out of waste in Germany
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
  • Waste management and recycling
Resource category:
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • Low cost
  • 0 Year(s)
Tags:
  • Waste management
  • Chemicals
  • Material audit
  • Waste reduction
  • Industrial symbiosis
Staff training on EU Ecolabel at Capgemini in France
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • Low cost
  • 0.5 - 1 Year(s)
Tags:
  • Ecolabel
  • Training
  • Staff wellness
  • Chemicals
  • Recycling
  • Waste management
  • Waste reduction
  • Water management
  • Energy efficiency
  • Energy savings
  • Heating, ventilating, and air conditioning
  • Plastic
 EU certification and ecolabel is key to biotech business model
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Chemical and process engineering
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • Medium cost
  • 5-10%
  • 0.5 - 2 Year(s)
Tags:
  • Ecolabel
  • Customer outreach
  • Organic chemicals
  • Chemicals
  • Certified product
Environmental product declaration in the mooring sector
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Other
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
  • Carbon
Tags:
  • Ecolabel
  • Monitoring
  • Customer outreach
  • Material audit
  • Chemicals
  • Cleaner production
  • Metal
  • Recycling
  • Suppliers
Environmental management system at Spanish printer
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resource category:
  • Materials
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • High cost
Tags:
  • Environmental management
  • Energy efficiency
  • Waste reduction
  • Chemicals
  • Recycling
  • Training
Optimisation of cleaning-in-place systems
Measure
Sector / Industry:
  • Chemical and process engineering
  • Food processing
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • High cost
  • 1-5 %
  • 1 - 3 Year(s)
Tags:
  • Cleaning-in-Place
  • Checking and maintenance
  • Cleaner production
  • Chemical free cleaning
  • Chemicals
  • Cleaning
  • Organic chemicals
  • Material efficiency
  • Optimization
  • Process water
  • Sterilisation
  • Temperature optimisation
  • Temperature control
  • Water management