Category Archives: Waste

Pollution Prevention: Dealing with spills


For anyone responsible for spill management, this Guidance document is for you. Under the umbrella delivery of regulatory guidance from NetRegs operated under a partnership between the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) in Northern Ireland and Scottish Environment Protection Agency … Continue reading

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What type of eco-Christmas will you have?


Each year, Christmas affords Environmental and Sustainability professionals the opportunity to face an annual dilemma to enjoy Christmas with family and friends in a place between the rampant consumerism that is all around us & our inner, still sustainability voice … Continue reading

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Environment Agency EU Exit Preparedness Survey


If you export waste, you need to take this Environment Agency Survey urgently… As part of its planning for Brexit, the Environment Agency is engaging with the resources and waste sector to establish the level of preparedness of the sector … 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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Beat Plastic Pollution: Six Months on


This article is the third in a series, which looks at my personal progress made over the past six months of “going plastic-less” since World Environment Day 2018 (5 June 2018), which had the theme of “Beat Plastic Pollution”. My … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Classifying Waste Wood


As a follow-up to an earlier post (Classifying Waste Wood), the Environment Agency for England has re-issued their Regulatory Position Statement (RPS 207) with an extension of the time expiry until 30 September 2019. The RPS applies to businesses who: … 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 … Continue reading

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