Monthly Archives: July 2014

Should edoc be mandatory?


The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has suggested that the United Kingdom government seriously considers making mandatory online system for recording waste transfers – edoc, which was jointly developed by the CIWM and the other edoc partners; Environment Agency … Continue reading

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ISO CD 45001 (the new OHSAS 18001) – Have Your Say!


Now, is an important time for any person or organisation that relies on the use and certification to ISO 45001 (the new International Standard OHSAS 18001). As you will already know, the International Standard for Environmental Management, ISO 14001, is currently … Continue reading

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CIRIA BIG Challenge 2014


Any environmental award should be designed to promote best practice as one of its aims. No more so that the BIG Challenge Awards 2014 offered by CIRIA (Construction Industry Research and Information Association) promoting organisations to ‘do one thing’ to enhance biodiversity on … Continue reading

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Professor Martin Bigg wins ‘CEnv of the Year’ 2014


I wish to add my best wishes to congratulate Professor Martin Bigg, who was named as this year’s Chartered Environmentalist of the Year by the Society for the Environment (SocEnv). Professor Bigg has been recognised for a number of achievements in … Continue reading

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Update on International Standards for Accreditation


This post provides a timely update on the key decisions in relation to International Standards for Accreditation made by the ISO Committee on Conformity Assessment (CASCO) and its Working Groups. The summary of key decisions is as follows: ISO/IEC 17021, Conformity … Continue reading

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ISO DIS 14001 – Have Your Say!


Now, is an important time for any person or organisation that relies on the use and certification to ISO 14001. As you will already know, the International Standard for Environmental Management, ISO 14001, is currently under revision, to ensure it … Continue reading

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ESOS Regulation Published


After the formal public consultation period covering July – October 2013, The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme Regulations 2014 have finally been laid before Parliament and will come into force on 17 July 2014. You will recall that the consultation was … Continue reading

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