Category Archives: Environmental Management

Environmental Management System (EMS) issues related to the use of formal EMS, such as ISO 14001:2004, the EMAS Regulation and BS 8555 as well as informal environmental management

UPDATE: Waste Carrier, Broker and Dealer Registration renewals due after 25 March 2018


As reported in my earlier posts (Waste Carrier, Broker and Dealer registration renewals due after 25 March 2018, UPDATE: Waste Carrier, Broker and Dealer registration renewals due after 25 March 2018 & RPS 208: Waste Carrier, Broker and Dealer Registration renewals due … Continue reading

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Environmental Legislation (England) Survey


Whether in my role as an environmental consultant, manager or auditor, it is a moral and legal requirement to maintain up-to-date knowledge of the relevant environmental legislation and other requirements for my clients. I have, often, come across environmental legislation, … Continue reading

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RPS 208: Waste Carrier, Broker and Dealer Registration renewals due after 25 March 2018


As reported in two earlier post (Waste Carrier, Broker and Dealer registration renewals due after 25 March 2018 & UPDATE: Waste Carrier, Broker and Dealer registration renewals due after 25 March 2018), the Environment Agency’s current online registration system for Waste Carriers, Brokers … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Waste Carrier, Broker and Dealer registration renewals due after 25 March 2018


As reported in an earlier article (Waste Carrier, Broker and Dealer registration renewals due after 25 March 2018), the Environment Agency has identified an issue in relation to their current online registration system, which does not allow customers who have registered … Continue reading

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Waste Carrier, Broker and Dealer registration renewals due after 25 March 2018


Most business collecting and handling waste will be aware that there is a legal requirement for Waste Carriers, Brokers and Dealers to register with the Environment Agency (for England) & with the other Environment Agencies in the devolved administrations. The … Continue reading

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Only ISO 14001:2015 audits from 15 March 2018


Building on report made in earlier posts (Final IAF Guidance on the transition to ISO 14001:2015 & One year to ISO 9001 and 14001 transition deadline), the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) has published a further communiqué arising from their recent Annual General Assembly … Continue reading

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ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 Interpretation on Clause 9.4.8.3a) Available


As reported in an earlier posts (ISO 14001:2015 Interpretations Available & Interpretation Process for ISO 14001:2015), the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has developed a process to clarify the intent of ISO 14001:2015. This ISO process allows for interpretations to be provided by … Continue reading

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