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Eco Stores

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

From these actions they have reduced their annual carbon dioxide emissions by around 3.9 tonnes CO₂e with an estimated cost saving of over £695.

Key targets achieved to date:

3.9 tonnes CO2e saved annually

Implemented a travel and homeworking policy

Good Practice Identified:

  • Switched equipment off when not in use.
  • Switched off one server
  • Changed procurement practices to keep IT equipment for longer before replacing it.
  • Reduced their paper use by 30 kg a year
  • Switched to recycled paper.
  • Increased their recycling by 5 tonnes a year.
  • Started working towards ISO14001 certification

Testimonial / Case Study submission date: 

    17th August 2012

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:

Rose Twine, Director, Eco Stores
Waltham Forest

Senior Programme Manager: Conrad Healy
Tel: 020 7420 4444