Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
There are several organisations that provide guidance and toolkits you can use to help introduce sustainable procurement in your business. They can help you to work out your priorities, assess environmental and social impacts and identify how to reduce your impact.
WRAP Northern Ireland (Waste & Resources Action Programme) is a government organisation that aims to reduce waste and resource use across supply chains.
Zero Waste Scotland is a government organisation that aims to reduce waste and resource use across supply chains.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is the government department responsible for environmental policy, including encouraging sustainable procurement.
For other sources of information, you can access the following websites:
Guidance and toolkits designed for public sector organisations may also help you to consider social and environmental factors in your purchasing decisions.
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