Category Archives: Environmental

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ISO 50001:2018 Transition


As reported in earlier posts (ISO 50001:2018 for Energy Management Systems published & UKAS Technical Bulletin – Imminent Publication of ISO 50001: 2018 published), ISO 5001:2018 has been published (21 August 2018). What are the implications on organisations holding existing ISO 50001:2011 … Continue reading

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Beat Plastic Pollution: Three Months on


This article looks at my personal progress made over the past month since World Environment Day 2018 (5 June 2018), which had the theme of “Beat Plastic Pollution”. Since my public postings of video and written articles, I have maintained … Continue reading

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Time to make your ISO 14001:2015 Transition


If over the weekend (15 and 16 September 2018, you slept uneasy, it may have been that you forgot that your ISO 14001:2004 certificate has expired unless you are one of the fortunate few to have passed the ISO 14001:2015 … Continue reading

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The Sands of Time run out of ISO 14001:2015 Transition


Today (15 September 2018) sees the end of the well-publicised 3-year long-transition period to move to ISO 14001:2015 & ISO 9001:2015 certification. It is not a “hard deadline” after all as it has long been recognised from earlier articles (see … Continue reading

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Only one Working Day before the ISO 14001:2015 transition deadline


Today (14 September 2018) sees the final working day before the end of the well-publicised 3-year long-transition period to move to ISO 14001:2015 & ISO 9001:2015 certification. Tomorrow’s deadline is not a “hard deadline”. After all as it has long … Continue reading

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How to develop Water Efficiency KPIs


Within the development of an Environmental Management System (EMS) based on ISO 14001:2015, it is important to develop Environmental Objectives under Clause 6.2 (Environmental objectives and planning to achieve them) and other linked requirements. One, often, neglected type of Environment … Continue reading

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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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