Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland

Transport issues

Transport

Car parks

If you have car parking at your site take care to:

  • Prevent causing nuisance to neighbours. Consider noise, fumes and dust and lighting
  • Check where surface water runoff goes. It may be polluted with oil and other fluids from vehicles. Consider using SuDS and/or an oil separator.

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NetRegs: Car parking

Low emission vehicles and driver training

If you operate vehicles you can take steps to reduce their impact on the environment.

  • Choose vehicles with low emissions. Consider alternatively powered vehicles.
  • Choose transport methods with the lowest impacts – can you use rail transport?
  • Plan deliveries and routes to minimise time and fuel use.
  • Drive efficiently

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NetRegs: Reducing vehicle emissions

 

Travel plans

Consider developing a travel plan for staff, visitors or volunteers. This can help encourage sustainable transport options.

Northern Ireland: Translink Journey planner

Traveline Scotland

Traveline

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NetRegs: Travel plans and green transport

Environmental News Blog

  • BREXIT 'No Deal' Guidance, With BREXIT approaching and no sign of a deal there is some uncertainty surrounding what could happen to regulations and legislation.

  • Leftovers are ‘Good to Go’ this Festive Season, Our green ‘Good to Go’ scheme lets your customers know that their leftovers can be boxed up and sent home with them to be eaten later by the Christmas tree.

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Permits

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SEPA - Application forms