Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
The first priority in a more circular economy is to avoid unnecessary waste and use fewer resources in the first instance.
There is evidence that in terms of the UK’s footprint we use the equivalent of 2.9 planets to provide the resources we use and to absorb the waste we produce.
This demand is already placing the environment under pressure.
A more circular approach should:
Take the first steps on your cost saving journey to resource efficiency
Review your processes
Reduce your waste
Reduce your food waste
Contribute to relevant UK Voluntary Agreements
Use advice about resource efficiency and free practical help from a range of organisations.
Zero Waste Scotland: Love Food hate waste
Using fewer resources
A day with Hydrology, SEPA's hydrometry unit is responsible for around 400 gauging stations and 350 rainfall monitoring sites. River gauging stations are important as they allow river levels to be monitored so flood events can be predicted and flood warnings sent out.
Brewing and Distilling Technical Drop-in Day: Waste, Water, Energy, Brewing and Distilling is booming due to high demand for quality Scottish beers and spirits. All this growth is also leading to a boom in food waste, energy and water use.
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