Go Green

Resources

Below are a host of resources available to support you in becoming a sustainable business.

Carbon calculator

Carbon calculator

Woking Environment Action (WEAct)  has created a useful carbon calculator for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to better understand their carbon footprint and how they might be able to reduce their emissions.

WEAct carbon emissions calculator for businesses – Woking Environment Action.

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The British Business Bank

The British Business Bank

The British Business Bank, with Nottingham Businesss School and Nottingham Trent University has created a range of business resources including an online guide to help smaller businesses decipher the terminology surrounding decarbonisation.

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The bank has also put together a guide to learn more about what net zero is, why it's important and what it means for the UK's small businesses.

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Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Sustainability Hub

Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Sustainability Hub

Grow your business and shrink your carbon footprint. The FSB's sustainability hub is regularly updated with the latest resources, tools and information to help your business prepare for changes, go green and be more sustainable.

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Zero Carbon Business

Zero Carbon Business

Zero Carbon Business is a platform for advice on net zero for SMEs. A shared endeavour from the UK's main business organisations, energy networks, high street banks and professional bodies, it features lots of useful resources and guides to help your business on its journey to net zero.

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Energy saving tools for SMEs

Energy saving tools for SMEs

The Carbon Trust has put together a guide to help UK SMEs in their first steps to measuring, managing and reducting carbon emissions and reducing energy costs.

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The trust also has a useful guide on how to create an employee awareness campaign, plus a number of other handy resources.

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100 Ways in 100 Days

100 Ways in 100 Days

Help your workforce understand why sustainability is so important and give them the tools to make marginal daily changes.

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The Climate Crisis: Act Now

The Climate Crisis: Act Now

The WRAP website is an excellent resource designed to help businesses explore strategies to tackle waste such as reduce the amount of packaging, promote the use of recycled materials, minimise single-use plastics, focus on sustainable textiles, have smart storage for perishable goods, provide clear labelling for disposal and recycling and repair electronics instead of repurchasing.

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Woking Works Knowledge Base and Podcasts

Woking Works Knowledge Base and Podcasts

Woking Works regularly updates its Knowledge Base and Podcast library with articles and resources from our associated partners.

Knowledge Base

Podcasts

Planet Woking

Planet Woking

We are Planet Woking – on a mission to address climate change and sustainability locally. We want to engage local residents, schools and businesses and enable them to play their part in enhancing the sustainability of the Borough, and ultimately in achieiving our aims for carbon neutrality.

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