Why you need a green team

   24 September 2018       

When it comes to sustainability in your office, small changes can make a big difference. However, encouraging buy-in from your employees can sometimes prove difficult. Setting up a green team will help to make the switch to sustainability much more seamless. Read the article  

Good to Go – encourage customers to take uneaten food home

   12 September 2018       

Every year 53,500 tonnes of food is wasted from restaurants in Scotland, estimated at around £64 million. With around 34% of this being the good food left by the customer at the end of a meal, ‘plate waste’. Read the article  

Sustainable waste management for farmers

   20 August 2018       

As a farmer, you have a legal responsibility to ensure that you produce, store, transport and dispose of controlled waste without harming the environment (it is inevitable that all farm businesses produce waste and most types of business waste are classed as controlled). Read the article  

River engineering - follow the rules to avoid a fixed monetary penalty

   24 July 2018       

In Scotland, anyone planning to carry out engineering works in or near rivers and lochs must make sure the appropriate authorisations are in place with SEPA before work begins. Once authorised it’s important that the rules and licence conditions are followed to avoid a fixed monetary penalty (FMP). Read the article  

Health care without harm

   13 July 2018       

This is an organisation of hospitals, healthcare systems, professionals, local authorities, research and academic institutions and environmental health organisations. Health Care Without Harm works to transform healthcare worldwide so that it reduces its environmental footprint. Read the article  

How to manage surface water drainage

   28 June 2018       

The prevention of surface water and groundwater pollution from construction sites is one of the biggest issues facing construction companies nowadays. Effective surface water drainage systems are becoming increasingly vital and can help construction companies better manage their projects, while avoiding fines and damage to the environment. Read the article