Make Your Business More Sustainable

Useful resources to help you make your business more environmentally friendly

Waste and Recycling advice

  • Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) - WRAP works with your business to help you use and recycle your materials more efficiently.
  • South Wessex Waste Minimisation Group (SWWMG) - SWWMG keeps you up to date with relevant waste and recycling legislation. The group meets quarterly to discuss topical issues and share experiences and information with other local businesses.
  • The Federation of Small Businesses - The Federation of Small Businesses provides a pack with guidance on how to use your resources more efficiently. It also provides information on some key legislation that affects all businesses regardless of size. 

Advice on environmental issues

  • NetRegs - NetRegs provides free guidance for small and medium-sized businesses in the UK. They can help you to understand what you need to do to comply with environmental law and protect the environment.
  • Environmental Agency (EA) - The EA is the leading public body for protecting our environment in England and Wales. It works with businesses to reduce the effect they have on the environment and to ensure compliance with environmental law.
  • The Carbon Trust - The Carbon Trust is an independent, not-for-profit company set up by the UK Government (with support from business) to take the lead on low carbon technology. 
  • The Energy Saving Trust - The Energy Saving Trust provides a range of resources to help your organisation reduce carbon dioxide emissions.