Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland

Pest control trade associations

Trade and Support Organisations

British Pest Control Association (BCPA)

BCPA is a trade group that represents organisations with a professional interest in the eradication of public health pests.

National Pest Technicians Association (NPTA)

NPTA provides information, training and advice to pest control technicians.

HSE: Chemical Regulation Directorate (CRD)

CRD is part of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and is reponsible for ensuring pesticides are used safely and do not cause harm to people or the environment. It provides controls on pesticides, monitors their use through enforcement and coordinates research and development into alternative ways to control pests, weeds and diseases.

Further Guidance

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.

Additional resources

Environmental News Blog

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Permits

NIEA - Apply online

SEPA - Application forms