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Reasons Why You MUST Improve the Environmental Performance of Your Business

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Between 2005 and 2010 I was involved with two publicly funded projects that required me to undertake environmental reviews of businesses and identity areas where savings in waste, raw materials, energy and water could be made.  Now I wished I’d kept a tally (think I will from now on), but the saving that businesses implemented were significant. Continue reading


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Reduce, reuse, recycle!

Does your business produce or handle waste? If yes, you need to apply the waste hierarchy to your waste?

From today (28th September), whenever you pass waste on to someone else, you must declare on your waste transfer note or hazardous waste consignment note that you have applied the waste management hierarchy. Continue reading


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Plastic bags could be banned for good.

Plastic bags could finally become a thing of the past after a minister said the government would consider banning them.

Despite attempts to cut their use, the number of single-use bags given out at shop checkouts rose by 330million last year – a figure that the recycling minister, Lord Henley, said he was “not happy” about. Continue reading

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