Category Archives: Government

Chnages in governmental thinking that may impact upon business and the environment

Racoon Dog & the EU Regulation on Invasive Alien Species


It should be recalled that Invasive Alien Species (IAS) are animals and plants that are introduced accidentally or deliberately into a natural environment where they are not normally found, with serious negative consequences for their new environment. They represent a major … Continue reading

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Resource and Waste Strategy for England


In a joint publication today (18 December 2018), Defra (Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs) and the Environment Agency have set out how they will preserve material resources by minimising waste, promoting resource efficiency and moving towards a circular … Continue reading

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ESOS Newsletter 3 – December 2018


As a continuing commitment of the United Kingdom’s Environment Agencies to keep ESOS (Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme) stakeholders informed of the regulatory and procedural process, they have published their third newsletter for 2018. The Newsletter published jointly by the Environment … Continue reading

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Post-Brexit UK continues its voice on International Standards


On 23 November 2018, the General Assemblies of the European Standards Organizations CEN (European Committee for Standardization) and CENELEC approved a plan that secures BSI’s full membership in a post-Brexit world. The two decisions were taken separately in both organizations, … Continue reading

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Green GB Week – Wrap-Up (20 October 2018)


Over the past week, this website has been posting five posts on each of the days of the first Green GB Week marking the 10th anniversary of the Climate Change Act 2008. Green GB Week is an opportunity to bring … Continue reading

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Green GB Week – Day 5 (19 October 2018)


  Today (19 October 2018) is Day 5 & the final day of the first Green GB Week marking the 10th anniversary of the Climate Change Act 2008. Green GB Week is an opportunity to bring the whole country together … Continue reading

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Green GB Week – Day 4 (18 October 2018)


Today (18 October 2018) is Day 4 of the first Green GB Week marking the 10th anniversary of the Climate Change Act 2008. Green GB Week is an opportunity to bring the whole country together to celebrate UK leadership and … Continue reading

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