Low Carbon Challenge Consultations

Is your business facing pressure from customers, investors and suppliers to be a credible player in the low carbon future? 

 

 

During autumn 2020, we are running a series of bespoke one-to-one events especially to help you and your business to explore green product and service innovations, how to get value from waste, as well as how to maximise market opportunities in your industry and beyond.

Book now: 30 minute consultation at no cost to you

We are providing exclusive advice sessions relating to:

  • Agricultural Waste
  • Brewers, Vineries, Cider Makers & Distillers
  • Buildings & Sites
  • Food & Drink
  • Plastics
  • Wood & Cardboard

After our discussions with you, we will provide you a bespoke summary of our recommendations, research findings and other useful information to help your company.

Further details about how we can help you and each of these sessions can be found below.

There is no cost for eligible businesses to take up this offer.*

Book a slot with us now


Simply let us know which of the following consultations you would like.
Call 0121 204 3383 or email bioenergy@aston.ac.uk


Agricultural waste
consultation

Discover how straw, waste wood, animal manure and other unwanted residues could open up new opportunities for rural businesses and those connected to the associated supply chains.

 


Brewers, Vineries, Cider Makers & Distillers waste
consultation

Brewer’s spent grain has a range of potential uses from baking to anaerobic digestion to produce energy. Similarly grape residues and unwanted material from distillery and cider-making processes could open up and expand your market horizons.

 


Buildings & Sites
site survey & consultation

Are you seeking help to maximise the sustainability and energy efficiency of your property and land developments?

Are you interested in:

  • Adding new energy technology to a site?
  • Carbon sequestration offset?
  • Land remediation?
  • Enhancing the visual appearance of buildings and landscapes?
  • Improving energy efficiency?
  • Reducing air pollution?
  • Reusing buildings and industrial sites?
  • Reshaping commercial places?
  • Retrofitting of sites?

If you are looking for guidance in any of these areas, EBRI’s world-leading team of bioenergy, bioproduct and business experts can provide you with a bespoke report following a visit and assessment of your site.


Food & Drink waste
consultation

Coffee grinds, cocoa husks, eggshells and nutshells are just a few examples of waste from production processes that could be developed into valuable new products and services. Discover how these and other unwanted food material, such as that from end-consumers offer commercial and ecological benefits.

 


Plastic waste
consultation

Are you seeking guidance on innovative thermal and thermochemical processes to recycle plastic waste? Are you looking to develop biodegradable polymers? Book a consultation now to discuss your challenges and to find out how EBRI can help.

 

 


Wood & cardboard waste
consultation

Corrugated card packaging, chipboard, sawdust, woodchips, and other forms of card, paper and timber waste streams offer a number of commercial opportunities to companies looking to expand and diversify. Discover more about how such material can be developed into valuable energy sources, as well as biofriendly products such as biochar.

 


Book a 30 minute consultation slot now. We can hold this with you online or via a phone call, whichever is most convenient for you.


Call 0121 204 3383 or email bioenergy@aston.ac.uk


* SME businesses located within the following West Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) areas: Greater Birmingham and Solihull, Black Country, Coventry and Warwickshire, the Marches, and Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire.