Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
Rust can pollute water. If you are storing scaffold poles in one place for prolonged periods of time, keep them off the ground to reduce rusting and the risk of polluting water.
Store scaffold clips in lidded containers. Preventing scaffold clips from rusting and being mislaid on site means that you have to replace fewer of them, which will help you to save money and reduce waste.
When removing scaffolding, sweep mud, dust and stones from the boards onto a shovel and dispose of them before removing and banging the boards.
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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