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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Engine manufacturer combines modular product design and remanufacturing
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Manufacturing of machinery and equipment
Resource category:
  • Materials
  • Waste
Tags:
  • Business model
  • Circular economy
  • Remanufacturing
  • Modular design
  • Material efficiency
  • Waste reduction
  • Engines
Remanufacturing is a growing line of business for Valtra
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Manufacturing of machinery and equipment
Resource category:
  • Materials
  • Waste
Tags:
  • Business model
  • Circular economy
  • Remanufacturing
  • Material efficiency
  • Waste reduction
  • Agricultural machinery
Making use of leftovers - remanufacturing in the global fashion industry
Measure
Sector / Industry:
  • Textile and clothing
Resource category:
  • Materials
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • Low cost
  • 0 Year(s)
Tags:
  • Waste reduction
  • Ecodesign
  • Remanufacturing
  • Textile waste
Collaborative workplace is inspirational and sustainable
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Office and administration
Resource category:
  • Materials
  • Waste
Tags:
  • Procurement costs
  • Sustainable procurement
  • Reuse
  • Remanufacturing
Saving materials and waste through battery remanufacturing
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Other
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Waste
Tags:
  • Remanufacturing
  • Waste management
  • Recycling
  • Circular economy
Re-used and re-manufactured office furniture
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Office and administration
Resource category:
  • Materials
  • Waste
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • Medium cost
Tags:
  • Furniture industry
  • Reuse
  • Remanufacturing
  • Material efficiency
Focus on durability in new asset building
Measure
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resource category:
  • Materials
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • High cost
  • 5-10 %
  • 1 - 10 Year(s)
Tags:
  • Ecodesign
  • Design for recycling
  • Energy savings
  • Equipment operation time
  • Maintenance and repair
  • Remanufacturing
  • Reprocessing
  • Retrofit
  • Reuse
  • Standard
  • Sustainable textile
  • Waste reduction
Caterpillar paves the way in heavy machinery remanufacturing
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Manufacturing of machinery and equipment
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • High cost
  • 10-30%
  • 4 - 6 Year(s)
Tags:
  • Circular economy
  • Customer outreach
  • Waste management
  • Recycling
  • Waste reduction
  • Maintenance and repair
  • Material efficiency
  • Remanufacturing
  • Retrofit
  • Reuse
Leasing extends end-of-life product cycles at Xerox
Good practice
Sector / Industry:
  • Manufacturing of machinery and equipment
  • Office and administration
Resource category:
  • Materials
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time:
  • High cost
  • 20-35%
  • 1 - 3 Year(s)
Tags:
  • Renting and leasing
  • Circular economy
  • Customer outreach
  • ICT system
  • Maintenance and repair
  • Business model
  • Remanufacturing
  • Recycling
  • Printing
  • Waste reduction