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Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme

A new scheme has been published by the United Kingdom’s Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) to help private plug-in vehicle owners offset some of the upfront cost of the purchase and installation of a dedicated domestic recharging unit… 309 more words

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ISO Water Footprint Standard Published

After a short development, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has published a water footprint standard to help businesses and other organizations measure their potential environmental impact of water use and pollution. 127 more words

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Infrastructure Carbon Review: Towards a Low-Carbon Economy

Earlier this week, I attended the first of two Low Carbon Master Classes organised by Mott McDonald and hosted at the Royal Academy of Engineering. 334 more words

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United Kingdom Regulators’ Code

Anyone who needs to have a relationship with regulatory bodies, such as the Environment Agency, then they should be aware of the newly published Regulators’ Code, which came into statutory effect on 6 April 2014 under the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006, replacing the former Regulators’ Compliance Code. 161 more words

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Should edoc be mandatory?

The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has suggested that the United Kingdom government seriously considers making mandatory online system for recording waste transfers – edoc, which was jointly developed by the CIWM and the other edoc partners; Environment Agency in partnership with the waste sector and government bodies from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. 243 more words

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ISO CD 45001 (the new OHSAS 18001) - Have Your Say!

Now, is an important time for any person or organisation that relies on the use and certification to ISO 45001 (the new International Standard OHSAS 18001). 230 more words

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CIRIA BIG Challenge 2014

Any environmental award should be designed to promote best practice as one of its aims.

No more so that the BIG Challenge Awards 2014 offered by CIRIA (Construction Industry Research and Information Association) promoting organisations to ‘do one thing’ to enhance biodiversity on their sites, development or building. 91 more words

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