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 …

Blog climate change and food security
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 …

noise consent section 61
Section 61 – Noise Consent

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

plastic bag blog charge
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 …

Env DD blog photo
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. …

proactive and reactive
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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Reducing Plastic Waste – How can we achieve this in business?

The world is in the midst of a ‘plastic problem’.
Over the past few months, there has been an increase …

plastic 2
Reducing Plastic Waste – Why is it important?

Plastic waste is fast becoming a widely recognised problem. While it is an important material for our economy, providing multiple …

Why recover phosphate from wastewater?

“life can multiply until all phosphorus is gone, and then there is an inexorable halt which nothing can prevent…We may …

tree blog 2
Why are Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs) important?

In last week’s blog we looked at why it is necessary to protect trees and the different practices that need …

Forest at Učka mountain range
All trees should be protected during construction work in accordance with British Standard 5837:2012

Trees are a vital part of our ecosystem; they provide oxygen, contribute to urban cooling and produce micro-climatic effects that …

recycled aggregate blog 2
What is the Recycled Aggregate Quality Protocol?

In our previous blog, we discussed how using recycled aggregate rather than virgin material can be beneficial for keeping cost …

recycled aggregate blog 1
What are the benefits to using recycled aggregates?

In this week’s blog, we are going to look at using Recycled Aggregates in Construction and the benefits of doing …

Noise Protection – Why is it important?

When is noise protection necessary?
Under the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 companies have a duty to protect …

« Older posts Newer posts »