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Green Office Guides

Green Office Guide Tip Book and Actions Two guides form the EPA National Waste Prevention Programme on green your office: Tip book and Action guide. Type of material: Guides. Source: Environmental Protection Agency. See more: Green Office Guide Tip Book and Actions for greening your office space  

Sustainable events – Guide

How to plan and deliver environmentally sustainable events This helpful how-to guide provides you with simple, practical steps to support your planning and delivery of sustainable events and help to minimise your use of resources. It is written primarily for event organisers as an aide memoire – a useful source of top tips and signposts […]

250 Energy Efficiency Measures

250 Energy Efficiency Measures 250 energy efficiency measures that building users, owners and operators can apply to maximize energy savings in buildings. The online tool classifies the measures according to different criteria, including behavioural measures, providing an easy method to find the most appropriate one. Type of material: Guide. Source: Training behaviours for energy efficiency. […]

Catering Energy Savings – Toolkit

Energy Savings in Kitchens – Toolkit Toolkit to help kitchen managers work with staff in their kitchens to reduce energy consumption through simple behavioural actions. The toolkit is divided into seven campaign planning steps. Type of material: Toolit/Guide. Source: GreenCare (based on Energy Wise Kitchen Toolkit created by BC Hydro and Fortis BC). See more: […]

Lazy Person’s Guide

The Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the World Things you can do from your couch (and more) to make an impact. Source: United Nations. See more: The Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the World.                          

Pollinator promotional material

Pollinator promotional material Materials for promoting pollinator actions in workplace sites, in order to preserve bee species. Material: Various. Source: National Biodiversity Data Centre. See more: Pollinator promotional material.  

Resource efficiency retail guide

Resource Efficiency in Retail – Guide Guidelines on how the retail industry can achieve significant savings by maximising the efficiency and sustainability of resources. Source: EPA. See more: Resource efficiency in the retail sector

Sustainability Primer

Sustainability Primer Overview of what is sustainability (13 pages) Source: The Natural Step Canada. See more: Sustainability Primer

Hospitality – Take a Green Step

Take a Green Step – resource saving in hospitality A range of awareness material for promoting resource efficiency in the hospitality sector. Also includes Best Environmental Management Practices (BEMPs) for the Tourism sector and case studies. Source: Take a Green Step, European Commission Directorate General for the Environment. See more: Take a Green Step   […]

Tips for Biodiversity

52 Tips for Biodiversity The simple tips in this handy guide can help you make a difference. Eating local foods when they are in season, reducing wasted water, composting food waste, or getting to know more about the animal and plant species that live in your local areas … if everyone takes just some of […]