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Register of environmental legislation - waste
Having a professional-looking Register of Environmental Legislation is a good way of showing that you know what your doing. If you're a contracting organisation, it can help you to pass contractor vetting procedures.Why you need our registerThe first step in most environmental management systems is usually... Read more
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Type: Form
Food wastage record
If you run a kitchen or sell food in a retail setting, you'll want to keep waste to a minimum. Doing so is good for the environment as well as for business. Use our form to monitor and reduce your food wastage.Green targetsOur Food Wastage Record, is designed as the first step in your strategy to reduce... Read more
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Type: Form
Guidance note - hazardous waste minimisation
Getting rid of waste is an expensive business; some estimates put the cost at approximately 4.5% of annual turnover, so cutting the amount of hazardous waste being sent to landfill etc. will help the environment and your pocketMinimising your wasteThe best way of managing waste is not to create any in... Read more
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Type: Procedure
Waste data summary
If you're serious about reducing waste and improving recycling rates, one of the first steps is to record how much waste is currently being disposed of. Use our waste data summary to note your findings.Less wasteWhen implementing a waste reduction strategy the first question to ask is "What waste do... Read more
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Type: Form
Consignment note
If you send hazardous waste from your premises, you must complete a consignment note. Use our form to stay on the right side of the law.Legal requirementThe Hazardous Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2005 introduced the duty to record the transfer of hazardous waste from a producer to a waste carrier... Read more
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Guidance note - managing hazardous waste
If you need to dispose of batteries, chemicals, oils, etc. you must comply with the hazardous waste legislation. Our guidance note explains how this applies to your business as a waste producer.What is hazardous waste?The types of waste we're referring to are materials and substances which are regarded... Read more
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Type: Procedure
Waste transfer note
When waste is taken from your site, a waste transfer note must be completed. It should identify the nature and quantity of the waste, and the location of the site it's being taken to. Never allow waste to be taken away without one. Record of collectionOur example Waste Transfer Note will help you see... Read more
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Guidance note - duty of care
Waste is a dirty business at the best of times, but not complying with one of the many laws that control waste disposal in the UK can cost you dearly. To help you decipher these laws, why not use our guidance note?What is waste?The definition of "waste" is wide ranging and is used to cover everything... Read more
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Type: Procedure
Fly-tipped waste checklist
Perversely, if rubbish is dumped on your property you acquire a duty to ensure that it's properly disposed of. Our checklist will help if you find yourself in this situation.Why use it?Under s.33 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 it is an offence to keep waste, with the exception of your own,... Read more
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Type: Checklist
Waste reduction checklist
Although the benefits associated with reducing waste are obvious, many businesses are still failing to take steps to control it. Use our checklist to help you to make savings across the board.Missing outRecent research has indicated that many businesses are failing to reduce the amount of waste they... Read more
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Type: Checklist
Waste hierarchy policy
Since the Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2011 came into force, it's become a legal requirement to follow a waste hierarchy. To ensure that this happens in your business, you should adopt a formal policy.What's covered?The first part of the policy is a general statement which identifies that you... Read more
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Type: Policy
Register of hazardous waste consignment notes
Whenever hazardous waste is taken from a site, a consignment note must be completed. A record of all consignment notes must be kept by the waste producer. Keeping recordsTo help keep your records up-to-date, use our Register of Hazardous Waste Consignment Notes. On it you can record the type of waste... Read more
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Guidance note - selection and management of waste contractors
Although the Environment Agency, Defra and the local authorities are doing their best to remove the cowboys from the waste business, unfortunately, many still exist. To help you to avoid the dodgy ones, use our guidance note.Waste management contractor selection and managementAs with the selection of... Read more
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Type: Procedure
Waste minimisation and recycling policy
The only way of minimising waste effectively is if all your employees follow a formal waste minimisation and recycling policy. Adapt our document to suit your business and add it to your existing policies and procedures. Waste minimisation and recyclingOur Waste Minimisation and Recycling Policy clearly... Read more
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Type: Policy

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