Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
…to Site Waste Management Plans Introduction A Site Waste Management Plan (SWMP) is a useful tool for managing waste on site. Although SWMPs are now generally considered to be good practice, they may be required for BRE Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) assessments or by the local planning… read more
…guide to Site Waste Management Plans Introduction 10m tonnes of construction products are wasted every year, at a cost of £1.5 billion Much of this site waste is harmful to the environment and costly to your business. Site Waste Management Plans (SWMPs) will help you manage site waste more… read more
…safety guidance see the Health and Safety Executive website. Construction Site Waste Management Plans A simple guide to Site Waste Management Plans A Site Waste Management Plan (SWMP) is a useful tool for managing waste on site. Although SWMPs are now generally considered to be good practice, they… read more
…targets provide a focus. Template* Stage 5 Monitoring and Measuring & Data Collection Essential to know what is being used, how much waste generated in order to set targets Template* Stage 6 Control of operations and emergency preparedness and response Planning for any incidents can reduce… read more
…audit checklists etc) would be really useful for SMEs. Links to waste management site permits to enable clients to cross-check that where their waste is disposed i permitted to accept it. This will enhance their ability to manage compliance with duty of care provisions and potentially improve their… read more
…BUSINESSES Management toolkit for small businesses - NIEA version Pack Contents Have you completed the template for your site and has it been filed? Signed by: Date: 1. Environmental Impacts Plan and Controls 2. Accident / Pollution Incident Management Plan, including; A - Site Plan B - Key Site and… read more
…BUSINESSES Management toolkit for small businesses SEPA version Pack Contents Have you completed the template for your site and has it been filed? Signed by: Date: 1. Environmental Impacts Plan and Controls 2. Accident / Pollution Incident Management Plan, including; A - Site Plan B - Key Site and… read more
…fluids and solid waste such as oil filters, exhaust systems, batteries and tyres. Unless the site drainage is correct, waste is properly managed and spillage control procedures are in place, environmental harm could occur. 3. SITE DRAINAGE An accurate site drainage plan should be kept available.… read more
…SEPA unveils new waste to resources framework A new framework for tackling waste has been unveiled by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), focussing on how SEPA will support a circular economy in Scotland. One Planet Prosperity – A Waste to Resources Framework * Waste – Duty of Care… read more
…where the waste is not subject to the requirements of EC Directive 94/67 on the Incineration of Hazardous Wastes. In certain circumstances, for example where clinical waste from another healthcare establishment is stored and incinerated on site, there may be additional waste management licencing… read more
The Northern Ireland Environment Agency has published a short guide to the duty of care responsibilities including advice and information for waste producers, carriers and those accepting, storing and treating waste.
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NIEA and the CEF have developed a Regulatory Position to promote Sustainable re-use of natural excavated material from Greenfield sites.
The replacements for the PPGs are being developed. Now available GPP 2 Above Ground Oil Storage
SEPA is asking for your views on the proposals for integrated authorisations.
NEW GPP 24 now available: Stables, Kennels and Catteries
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Any person intending to alter the use or management of areas of uncultivated or semi-natural land must obtain prior approval from the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA).
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NetRegs have produced a new leaflet for Scottish businesses explaining what you must do to comply with YOUR duty of care for waste.
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