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Where can I find out about environmental regulations?

Please visit Gov.uk for up to date information on environmental regulations. However, here are some direct links to regulations we are often asked about: The EU Waste Framework Directive (WFD) – this includes a common definition of waste and 5 steps for dealing with waste  ranked according to environmental impact – the ‘waste hierarchy’. The Energy Savings Opportunities Scheme The Carbon Reduction Commitment

Written on 26th August 2015Elin Pheasant
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What do all the acronyms mean?

The most confusing thing about any field can be getting to grips with those dreaded TLAs (Three Letter Acronyms) and new terminology. Here is a list that (we hope) will help the perplexed. Google each topic if you want to explore the area further. AD – Anerobic Digestion. A method for treating organic waste without air to generate compost and

Written on 28th July 2015NetworkUser
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Can you help me to write an environmental policy?

Often businesses don’t have an environmental policy. When they are asked by a customer or supplier for a copy it’s a bit of a shock. If this is you – don’t panic! An environmental policy for the average small business should be quite simple. It should set our your goals and show what you are doing to go greener. You

Written on 28th July 2015NetworkUser
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Is there any funding for environmental projects?

We do our best to keep this list up to date – if you spot something we should add (or remove), please let us know. Building Improvements: look into the Green Deal Developing an EMS: look at the support available through the Business Growth Service Renewable Energy: look at the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and Feed In Tariff (FIT) Growing

Written on 28th July 2015NetworkUser
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