Free Fact Sheets to Help Building Tradesmen in the North East Profit through Resource Efficiency

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom (PressExposure) November 19, 2009 -- Building tradesmen across the North East can find out how to make valuable savings through resource efficiency and reducing waste, thanks to a new range of free fact sheets available from sustainability experts Envirowise.

The construction industry is responsible for some 120 million tonnes of construction, demolition and excavation waste every year – around one third of all waste in the UK.

• There are seven factsheets, each providing specific, tailored information for the following trade industries: labourers, bricklayers, electricians, plumbers, decorators, plasterers and carpenters. The factsheets can be downloaded for free at

• Guy Bashford, Envirowise Regional Manager for the North East said: “The new factsheets have been designed to help local small builders and tradesmen gain a better understanding of the simple and effective ways that can save money and help the environment.

• “The guidance includes useful recommendations and practical measures that can be adopted on a daily basis including advice on waste management, efficient skip packing and ways to re-use materials effectively.”

• In addition to the practical advice, the new fact sheets also highlight legislation that will impact on sole traders, along with details of organisations that can offer more help and advice.

• To download the fact sheets free of charge, visit or call the Envirowise Advice Line on 0800 585794, to order hard copies. For further advice on improving resource efficiency visit the website

For more information, please contact: Davinia Livock or Eleanor Collins at Trimedia on 0117 929 2311 or email

About Envirowise

Envirowise is a Government-funded programme dedicated to putting the sustainable use of resources at the heart of UK business practice.

Since 1994 Envirowise has helped UK businesses save over £1bn by enabling them to significantly reduce their environmental footprints.

Envirowise offers businesses of all sizes and sectors a wide range of free, independent and practical advice designed to genuinely improve their processes, profitability and competitiveness. Services include:

• The Envirowise Advice Line on 0800 585794
• An encyclopaedic website ( of valuable and relevant information
• Over 200 events each year, from Product Design Workshops to major exhibitions

According to ‘WRAP Halving Waste to Landfill Commitment’

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