Reduce waste and save energy

Investment in energy efficiency and waste management projects will reduce your business costs significantly.

We provide expert advice to Northern Ireland businesses to help develop business specific waste management strategies. Our tailored advice, support and funding can help your business operate more efficiently, minimise waste, reduce costs and improve your impact on the environment. 

Support includes:

  • Technical consultancy for bespoke energy and waste management strategies and recommendations
  • Sustainability Reports to assess, measure and monitor environmental impact and performance
  • A resource matching service to manage waste and reduce costs
  • Investment funding for energy saving equipment

Technical Consultancy

Our technical consultancy support can help your business identify areas for increased efficiency and cost savings. We provide specialist support to complete bespoke energy saving projects such as technical audits and feasibility studies.

This support will allow you to make informed decisions on potential investments in energy efficiency – and ultimately save on business energy and reduce business costs.  

Technical Consultancy is available to all businesses with an annual energy and resource spend in excess of £30k.

Find out more about Virtual Energy and Resource Consultancy support

Contact us and we can explore options for your business together.

Sustainability Reports

We are now offering Sustainability Reports for businesses which is an holistic assessment/understanding of a business’s environmental performance across a number of areas, such as; Raw Materials, Energy, Carbon, Packaging, Biodiversity and Waste.

This support will enable you to measure, monitor and report on your environmental impacts, demonstrating transparency and accountability, which often leads to consumer confidence and brand loyalty. 

This support is available to all Northern Ireland businesses with an annual energy and resource spend of more than £30k. This could include the combined value of your heating, electricity, water, waste disposal or raw material billings.

Contact us and we can explore options for your business together.

Resource Matching

Our Resource Matching service offers opportunities to convert redundant materials of one business into a resource for another – both adding value and reducing business costs for all parties.

As well as benefiting from cost savings and productivity improvements, this service allows businesses to prolong the life of resources whilst reducing your carbon footprint.

Find out more about the Resource Matching Service

Contact us and we can explore options for your business together.

Resource Efficiency Capital Grant

We can provide investment support of up to £50k to help you invest in energy saving equipment that will drive productivity in your business. This applies to any project that will reduce the consumption of water, raw materials or waste production. 

The rate of support is based on company size - a maximum of 10% of total eligible project costs for large businesses, 20% for medium and 30% for small and micro. 

This support is open to Invest Northern Ireland customers only.

We operate competitive grant calls at least once a year. If you are interested in this support, Contact us for further advice and information.


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Resource efficiency guides

We have produced a series of best practice resource efficiency guides on topics including biomass, lighting, packing, waste minimisation and water efficiency to name a few.


Not sure that this support is right for you? Contact us and we can explore options for your business together.

Our support may be subject to some eligibility criteria.


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