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Leftovers are ‘Good to Go’ this Festive Season

 Read about the "Good to Go" scheme for a Green Christmas

Read our guidance on what you need to know about having a bonfire.

NetRegs team at the Balmoral show

The Award winning* NetRegs team will be at the Balmoral Show from 16-19 May. Come and speak to the NetRegs staff, we can let you know all about the services we provide on behalf of the NIEA and SEPA. We can also tell you about our plans for the future development of the site.

We will be on a stand with staff from the NIEA so any queries you might have about regulation or good practice can be answered.

See you there


*ENDS Awards 2017 Environmental Impact Award

A blog from Resource Efficient Scotland, with ideas and practical steps to minimise food waste.

It's not just households that can do a lot to reduce food waste - >> read on

Read our blog on generating your own renewable energy.                                              


Terry A’Hearn, Chief Executive, Scottish Environment Protection Agency explains 'One Planet Prosperity' and what it means for businesses in Scotland.

Read the blog here: One Planet Prosperity >>>

Read about our week at Scotland Works and our success at the ENDS Awards 2017. Read more here >>>


Follow the link to read our August 2017 blog.


Whats new on NetRegs

  • EU Exit

    EU Exit updates: Northern Ireland DAERA Brexit news, Scotland SEPA Supporting Scottish businesses with EU exit

  • Waste – Duty of Care Roles and Responsibilities

    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.



  • EIA (Agriculture) Regulations for Northern Ireland

    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

  • Guidance from your environmental regulator

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  • 9 NEW GPPs (Guidance for Pollution Prevention) available now

    The NetRegs team at SEPA, in partnership with The Northern Ireland Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales and a number of industry bodies have produced 9 new GPPs to replace out of date PPGs. More are coming! Check the available topics

  • New guidance

    New guidance for Start-ups, charities and community projects


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