Monthly Archives: April 2014

EU SME Definition: User Guide and Model Declaration


The new SME Definition: User Guide and Model Declaration Increasingly, European Union and United Kingdom legislation makes reference to the status of an organisation. In some cases, it is in relation to Public and Private organisations, such as the Environmental … Continue reading

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Identification Sheets: Invasive non-native species


Every Environmentalist knows that the identification of invasive non-native species is an essential part of invasive species management. However, it can be difficult for all but a full trained and qualified ecologist to identify key invasive species. It is often … Continue reading

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ISO 9001 Whitepaper: The history and future of ISO 9001


As a contribution to the increase of understanding of the revision of ISO 9001:2008, BSI (British Standards Institution) as the National Standards Body in the United Kingdom have developed a new Whitepaper to provide the latest information on: An overview … Continue reading

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ISO 14001:2015 Timeline confirmed


For keen followers of all things connected with the development of ISO 14001 should note the following timeline for the final publication of the International Standard in 2015: May 2014: ISO/CD 14001.2 final comments resolution from ISO/TC 207/SC WG 5 and … Continue reading

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ConnectRight campaign: End Misconnections


The ConnectRight campaign, being launched on 27 February 2014 by Dan Rogerson, United Kingdom Minister for Water. It is an initiative for, both businesses and the public and aims to raise awareness about water pollution, urban drainage and sewerage misconnections to help prevent this … Continue reading

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Water efficiency: The Water Label


When purchasing “white goods” in the European Union, such as fridges and freezer, the energy labels have become a familiar part of the shopping experience. The energy labels are supported by European Union Eco-Labelling Regulations. However until now, there has … Continue reading

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Proposed Control Orders for Invasive Species


Over the past decade, wildlife protection and the sustainable management of our natural heritage have become increasingly regarded as key policy aims for Government. However, it is equally recognised that the legal framework for wildlife management is overly complicated, frequently … Continue reading

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