Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Printer is Dead, Long Live the Printer…

Following on from an earlier post regarding the benefits of Freecycle (Freecycle – A great opportunity), I recently had a problem with my Lexmark Colour Laser Printer (a C543dn, for the technically minded). I would like to share with you, the … Continue reading

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100 days to ESOS Compliance Deadline: Is Time Slipping Away?

The deadline for compliance to the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme is, now, only 100 days away. So far to-date, there is but a small fraction of the estimated 14,000+ organisation that fall under the new ESOS energy efficiency scheme have … Continue reading

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Consultation: Waste Duty of Care

As readers of this site will recall, The (Waste) Duty of Care has been a legal requirement in the United Kingdom for nearly twenty years. However, the Duty of Care requirements have largely been overtaken by events specifically that it … Continue reading

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Environmental Charge on Plastic Shopping Bags in England

The United Kingdom Government has introduced new legislation, which will be implemented in England only later this year. The new legislation – The Single Use Carrier Bags Charges (England) Order 2015 (2015 No. 776) will require all large shops in … Continue reading

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