Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
Your business can harm the environment by contributing to climate change and damaging land, water and wildlife
See what your business can save on bills by putting in place some straightforward efficiency measures
Case studies and videos demonstrating environmental compliance and good practice
Checklists offer businesses a quick way of identifying areas where they might need to take action
All businesses can benefit from having a plan in place to deal with any spills, leaks or other incidents
This section deals with the impacts that businesses can have on land
The equipment, materials and fuels used by businesses can pose a threat to the environment and human health if not managed properly
If you cause a nuisance to neighbours, your local council can require you to take action to prevent the nuisance. Good planning can help prevent problems.
Your business may require a permit, licence, exemmption or other authorisation before you carry out certain activities
The PPGs provide guidance on how to minimise the environmental impact that businesses can have
Provide valuable information and help to on a range of issues, including environmental performance
Vehicle use can have a significant impact on the local environment as well as contributing to global climate change
Some useful links to organisations, websites and online resources
Regulations require from businesses to manage their waste with as little impact on the environment as possible
If you have a permit, licence or authorisation you will have strict limits on what you can discharge from your site
The latest LIFE SMART Waste e-newsletter has been published to highlight the project’s progress towards demonstrating innovative ways of understanding, tackling and reducing waste-related crime in Europe. <Read more>
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
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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We have recently updated and improved our guidance on Environmental Management Systems (EMS). You can find the guidance via the Environmental Topics tab or alternatively select the following link Environmental Management Systems (EMS).
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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