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About business:

Almaclean is a Domestic Cleaning Service based in London, offering a full range of services, ranging from small local projects to major national work, and everything in between.

What successes has Global Action Plan's ERDF project helped your business achieve:

"Good to be made aware of new smart technologies available for use."

Albena Sapundzhieva, Director, Almaclean

From these actions they have reduced their annual carbon dioxide emissions by around 2.5 tonnes CO₂e with an estimated cost saving of over £320.

Key targets achieved to date:

2.5 tonnes CO2e saved annually

Good Practice Identified:

  • Switched equipment off when not in use.
  • Switched off one server
  • Moved 1 user over to Google mail
  • Changed procurement practices to keep IT equipment for longer before replacing it.
  • Reduced paper use by 10 kg a year
  • Switched to recycled paper.
  • Switched dishwashers to a more efficient mode.
  • Increased their recycling by 2 tonnes a year.

Testimonial / Case Study submission date: 

    17th January 2013

Project name and objectives:
The ERDF funded project - Environmental Savings through ICT (Green ICT) is a Global Action Plan - UK initiative to assist 122 SMEs in London increase their economic performance and reduce a total of 100 tonnes of CO2. The project is part financed by the GLA's ERDF Programme 2007-13. The aim of the project is to help small and medium sized businesses to implement IT solutions to help them manage and reduce their environmental impact while optimising business growth.

Project contact details:

Senior Programme Manager: Conrad Healy
Tel: 020 7420 4444