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Current Environmental Regulation 
The UK Government has set out the desire to capitalise on Brexit as an opportunity to introduce …

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Low Emission Zones: What Are They?

Low Emission Zones: Defined
Low Emission Zones (LEZ) are specific areas, within a town or city, that can only be entered …

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The Impact of Food Technology and Policy on Food Security

Food security, as set out in our previous blog, is composed of 4 different dimensions: food availability, food access, utilisation …

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Waste Reduction: Disposable living and the throw-away society

We now live in a world where society is strongly influenced by consumerism. Excessive production of disposable items has taken …

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Waste Reduction: Reducing waste in the workplace

As Clugston Construction, one of our clients, prepare for their September ‘Waste Reduction Initiative’ we look at how and why …

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Impact of Climate Change on Food Security

What is Food Security?
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) define food security as ‘all people, at all times, having …

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Section 61 – Noise Consent

What is Section 61?
Control of Pollution Act 1974 dictates the regulatory powers for controlling noise and vibration (among many …

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Three Years On: Has the 5p Bag Charge Made a Difference?

It has been almost three years since the Government implemented the 5p charge for single-use plastic carrier bags sold in …

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What is Environmental Due Diligence?

What is Environmental Due Diligence (EDD)?
Environmental Due Diligence (EDD) is the assessment and management of environmental liabilities and risks. …

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Proactive Environmental Management and Why it Matters

Many pertinent environmental issues have quickly expanded into the sphere of social issues. Examples of these issues include single-use plastics, …

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Reducing Plastic Waste – Are you an obligated packaging user?

In last weeks blog, we discussed the impacts of using plastic for packaging and looked at the targets set of …

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Reducing Plastic Waste –Plastic as a packaging material

The UK generates around 2.4 million tonnes of packaging waste per year. WRAP suggests that of this packaging waste, we …

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Reducing Plastic Waste – How can we minimise this in everyday life?

Plastic is found in so many things around us. Whilst most plastics are labelled to be recyclable, the reality is …

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