BPF – Energy Management in Plastics Processing

A signposting guide to summarise the essential actions for energy management

2011

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EG 252 – Benchmarking Waste in Plastics Processing

ETBPP publication and still valuable for benchmarking waste

2000

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EN 320 – Resource Efficiency

Envirowise publication introducing ‘inputs’, ‘operations’ and ‘outputs’. Introduces sustainability and life-cycle thinking

2001

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ET 030 – Finding Hidden Profit

ETBPP publication with 200 great (and still relevant)  tips for reducing waste and pollution and increasing profits

1996

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ET 219 – Waste Mapping

ETBPP publication (1999) showing how to create a ‘waste map’ and identify losses and costs using a mapping technique

1999

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ET 225 – Waste Account

ETBPP publication showing how to set up a ‘waste account’ to quantify the cost of waste and measure savings

1999

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ET 250 – Unpack Hidden Savings

ETBPP publication and a collection of 120 great tips on how to reduce packaging waste at every level of a business

2000

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ET 257 – Life Cycle Assessment

ETBPP publication giving an easy-to-read and basic introduction to Life-Cycle Assessment for industry to reduce waste

2000

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GG 025 – Saving money through waste minimisation – Raw Materials

ETBPP publication on waste minimisation basics

1996

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GG 038C – Cutting Costs by Reducing Waste

ETBPP publication giving a quick introduction to reducing waste and costs in manufacturing

1997

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GG 082 – Investing to increase profit

ETBPP publication outlining the cost savings and other benefits from investment to produce less waste

1997

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GG 125 – Waste minimisation pays

ETBPP publication giving five business reasons for reducing waste and everything you need to present your case

1998

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GG 140 – Reducing Packaging Use

ETBPP publication giving a structured programme to reduce packaging use, reduce costs and manage waste effectively

1998

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GG 141 – Re-usable Transit Packaging

ETBPP publication on the benefits of choosing and using re-usable packaging and how to assess the costs and benefits

1998

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GG 223 – Practical Methods for Process Control – Industry Examples

Envirowise publication with examples of improved process control

2001

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GG 224 – Practical Methods for Process Control

Envirowise publication showing the basics of finding waste and improving process control

2001

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GG 251 – EMS for the Plastics Industry

ETBPP publication on implementing an environmental management system

2000

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GG 253 – Finding Hidden Profit in Smaller Companies

ETBPP publication on of waste minimisation to save money

2000

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GG 256 – Green Officiency

ETBPP and Environment Agency joint publication on running a cost-effective, environmentally aware and efficient office

2000

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GG 263 – Reducing Waste in the Glass and Glazing Industry

ETBPP publication giving practical advice on reducing waste

2000

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GG 277 – Finding and Reducing Waste in Plastics Processing

Envirowise publication giving practical advice on reducing waste

2001

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GG 288 – Cleaner Technology – An essential guide

Envirowise publication on technologies to increase process efficiency and reduce waste

2001

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GG 294 – Cleaner Product Design – Introduction for Industry

Envirowise publication on product design to reduce environmental impacts

2001

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GG 295 – Cleaner Product Design – Examples from industry

Envirowise collection of industry examples of cleaner design

2001

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GG 296 – Cleaner Product Design – A Practical Approach

Envirowise publication on the basics and on giving a practical workshop on cleaner design

2001

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GG 377A – Resource efficiency in plastics processing – Directors

Envirowise publication and training on resource efficiency for directors

2003

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GG 377B – Resource efficiency in plastics processing – Managers

Envirowise publication and training on resource efficiency for managers

2003

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GG 377C – Resource efficiency in plastics processing – Supervisors

Envirowise publication and training on resource efficiency for supervisors

2003

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GG 377D – Resource efficiency in plastics processing – Operators

Envirowise publication and training on resource efficiency for operators

2003

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GG 377E – Resource  efficiency in plastics processing – Additional notes

Envirowise publication and additional information on resource efficiency

2003

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GPG 262 – Energy in Rubber Processing

EEBPP publication on resources and methods to reduce energy use in rubber processing

1999

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GPG 292 – Energy in Plastics Processing

EEBPP publication on resources and methods to reduce energy use in plastics processing

1999

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GPG 307 – Fuel Management Guide

EEBPP publication on how to manage and improve the fuel performance of a fleet

2001

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GPG 318 – Transport and EMS

EEBPP publication linking transport initiatives and the EMS to identify and manage the environmental impacts of transport

2002

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HSE – HSG 065 – Managing for health and safety

How to treat H&S as part of good management and how to use the PDCA method in H&S

2013

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HSE – HSG 137 – Health risk management

A practical guide for managers in SMEs

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HSE – INDG 163 – Risk assessment

A brief guide to controlling risks in the workplace for everybody

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HSE – INDG 218 – A Guide to Risk Assessments

Common provisions in health and safety law

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HSE – INDG 449 – Health and safety made simple

The basics for your business

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HSE – PPIS 1

Plastics Processing Information Sheet (2015). Fire and explosion risks from pentane in EPS

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HSE – PPIS 4

Plastics Processing Information Sheet (2015). Safety at injection moulding machines

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HSE – PPIS 5

Plastics Processing Information Sheet (2015). Safety at blow moulding machines

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HSE – PPIS 6

Plastics Processing Information Sheet (2015). Safety at thermoforming machines

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HSE – PPIS 7

Plastics Processing Information Sheet (2015). Safety at extruder lines

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HSE – PPIS 8

Plastics Processing Information Sheet (2015). Safety at window frame manufacturing machines

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HSE – PPIS 9

Plastics Processing Information Sheet (2015). Safety at compression moulding machines

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HSE – PPIS 10

Plastics Processing Information Sheet (2015). Safety at granulators

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HSE – PPIS 11

Plastics Processing Information Sheet (2015). Safety at plastic sheet and film winders

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HSE – PPIS 12

Plastics Processing Information Sheet (2015). How to reduce hand knife injuries

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HSE – PPIS 13

Plastics Processing Information Sheet (2015). Controlling fume during plastics processing

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HSE – PPIS 14

Plastics Processing Information Sheet (2018). Styrene control in FRP contact moulding

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HSE – PPIS 15

Plastics Processing Information Sheet (2015). Reducing risk of fire or explosion in FRP products

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