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Fost Plus - PreventPack

PreventPack is a range of tools, services, and advice on green packaging, recyclability, ecodesign and more.
Catalogue of best practices and advice
Examples of how to optimise packaging, together...

Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
  • Waste management and recycling
Resource category:
  • Waste

UCM - Cellule eco-conception

UCM is the main French-speaking employers’ organisation in Belgium, involved in defending the self-employed and business leaders. UCM offers a diverse range of services to SMEs, from business...

Sector / Industry:
  • Food processing
  • Hotel and restaurant
  • Service sector
  • Textile and clothing
  • Timber and woodworking
  • Wholesale and retail
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
  • Carbon
Tags:
  • Ecodesign
  • Functional sales

Energy Scan

The Flemish Enterprise and Innovation Agency (VLAIO) offers companies individual energy screening (energy scan) via contracted professional energy consultancies.
SMEs can order the free energy scan...

Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
  • Hotel and restaurant
Resource category:
  • Energy
Tags:
  • Energy audit
  • Monitoring

SME Energy Guide

SME Energy Guide offers insights and tips to help businesses decrease their energy use.
With the benchmarking calculator, a company can quickly find out whether it consumes more than average for the...

Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resource category:
  • Energy
Tags:
  • Energy savings

Pack4Ecodesign

Packaging consumes around 5 % of the energy needed during a product's life cycle. Pack4Ecodesign is a free online toolbox to help professionals design better, more eco-friendly packaging. In...

Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Carbon

Pack4Recycling

Pack4Recycling is an easy-to-use tool for assessing whether the packaging is recyclable or not. It also provides tips for improving the recylability through ‘design for recycling’ principles and...

Sector / Industry:
  • All manufacturing industries
Resource category:
  • Materials
  • Waste
Tags:
  • Design for recycling
  • Recycling

Close the Loop - Guide for a circular fashion industry

Close the Loop is a tool that guides fashion entrepreneurs through the basics of a more sustainable and circular way of working.
For each phase of a fashion product lifecycle (resources, design,...

Sector / Industry:
  • Textile and clothing
  • Wholesale and retail
Resource category:
  • Materials
  • Waste
Tags:
  • Circular economy
  • Sustainable textile
  • Ecodesign
  • Waste reduction
  • Design for recycling
  • Recycling
  • Online platform

Cirkeltips

The tool provides automated feedback, tips, comparisons and access to good practices on good waste management for SMEs. The feedback is based on the waste-production data of SMEs collected through...

Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resource category:
  • Materials
  • Waste

BMIX - Business Model Innovation Grid

This tool aims to inspire businesses to incorporate environmental and social considerations into their core business model. It provides eight basic sustainability strategies categorised under...

Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resource category:
  • Materials
  • Waste

OVAM SIS Toolkit

The OVAM Sustainable Innovation System (SIS) Toolkit helps designers to integrate sustainability principles in their innovation processes. It focsuses on the integration of five types of value...

Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste

Ecolizer

Ecodesign tool for product designers to calculate the environmental impact of their product, both as a whole and for each step in the life cycle. The ecolizer tool takes into account the...

Sector / Industry:
  • All manufacturing industries
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste

Resilience Design

The tool helps SMEs incease their resilience, or their capacity to face and anticipate changes in the market. Resilience Design helps in the co-creation of sustainable and resilient projects to ...

Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resource category:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
  • Carbon