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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Environmental and economic effects in beer production using clean production methodology
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • All manufacturing industries
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • Medium cost
  • 7 - 8 Year(s)
Tags:
  • Brewery
  • Energy consumption
  • Energy efficiency
  • Beer
Sustainability measures in Bulgarian hotel
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Hotel and restaurant
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • Low cost
  • 0.08 Year(s)
Tags:
  • Energy efficiency
Eco-friendly hostel in Estonia
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Hotel and restaurant
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • Low cost
Tags:
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Circular economy
  • Information for guests
  • Reuse
  • Recycling
  • Waste reduction
  • Water management
  • Energy efficiency
  • Staff wellness
  • Cleaning
  • Chemical free cleaning
Santa Marta hotel - sustainability in combination with premium services for clients
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Hotel and restaurant
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
  • Carbon
Tags:
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Food waste
  • Waste management
  • Energy efficiency
Enzymatic treatments in textile wet processing
Technology
Sector / Industry:
  • Textile and clothing
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • Low cost
Tags:
  • Sustainable textile
  • Water management
  • Energy efficiency
  • Wet treatments
  • Enzyme wash
  • Fabric finishing
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
Clean production for energy savings and reduced waste-management costs
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Manufacturing of machinery and equipment
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • High cost
  • 1.4 Year(s)
Tags:
  • Cleaner production
  • Efficient lighting
  • Lighting
  • Energy audit
  • Energy efficiency
  • Environmental management
  • Material efficiency
  • ICT system
  • Process control
  • Refrigeration, freezing and cooling
  • Waste management
  • Waste reduction
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
Nordic Swan ecolabel underpins Estonian print company
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Other
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • Medium cost
Tags:
  • Nordic swan ecolabel
  • Ecolabel
  • Ecodesign
  • Recycling
  • Certified product
  • Product design
  • Energy efficiency
  • Printing
Pioneering French company invests in new green energy
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Food processing
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • High cost
  • 10 Year(s)
Tags:
  • Bioenergy
  • Biomass
  • Biofuel
  • Circular economy
  • Cleaner production
  • Combined heat and power
  • Environmental management
  • Energy efficiency
  • Energy savings
  • Food waste
  • Industrial symbiosis
  • Material audit
  • Material efficiency
  • New business model
  • Power generation
  • Recycling
  • Renewable energy
  • Waste management
  • Waste reduction
  • Zero waste
Eco-efficient textile finishing
Measure
Sector / Industry:
  • Textile and clothing
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
  • Carbon
Tags:
  • Sustainable textile
  • Energy efficiency
  • Water management
  • Waste reduction
  • Material efficiency
  • Fabric finishing
  • Garment finishing
Eco-efficient textile dyeing
Measure
Sector / Industry:
  • Textile and clothing
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • Medium cost
Tags:
  • Sustainable textile
  • Material efficiency
  • Energy efficiency