Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
National Parks UK is a network of 15 national parks and their respective authorities, two of which are in Scotland.
The RSFS is a charity that focuses on education and conservation with regards to Scotland's woodlands.
SWW is a quality assurance scheme that has been set up to represent businesses producing goods with a significant component of materials derived from Scottish woodlands.
The Arboricultural Association is a group that represents amenity tree care professionals in the UK.
BALI is an industry group that represents the UK's landscaping sector.
Community Woodlands Association is the direct representative body of Scotland's community woodland groups.
Confor is an industry group that works on behalf of those who own forests and who work in forestry or with wood and forest products.
Forest Service is an Executive Agency within the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. They work to help sustainably develop NI's forestry sector.
FCS is the Scottish Government's forestry directorate and is responsible for promoting the sustainable management of trees, woods and forests across Scotland.
FSC is an international, non-governmental organisation that works to promote responsible management of the world’s forests.
The Forestry Contracting Association is an industry group that works on behalf of the UK's forestry and wood related industries.
HTA is an industry group that represents the UK's garden industry.
ICF is the Royal Chartered body for foresters and arboriculturists in the UK. They also regulate the standards of entry to forestry and arboriculture and offer professional qualifications.
The Landscape Institute is the Royal Chartered institute for landscape architects in the UK.
Small Woods Association is a charity that works to promote the sustainable management of the UK's small woods.
The Tree Council is a charity that looks to promote tree planting.
The Woodland Trust is a tree conservation charity. They aim to protect existing woodland, restore neglected woodland and encourage the planting of new areas of woodland.
Zero Waste Scotland and WRAP Northern Ireland offer free and confidential advice and support to help you reduce your environmental impact and save money. They can help with reducing your business's waste and use of water, packaging and raw materials.
The Carbon Trust can help your business to improve its energy use and reduce its carbon emissions.
Find other trade associations relevant to your business using the Trade Association Forum website.
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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Any person intending to alter the use or management of areas of uncultivated or semi-natural land must obtain prior approval from the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA).
Read more on the DAERA website
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