Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
There are few environmental impacts associated with small scale welding operations.
Check whether your welding rods have a hazard label on the packaging; adhere to directions for use and disposal.
Use a supplier who will take back empty packing and cylinders for reuse. This may reduce your waste disposal costs.
The Northern Ireland Environment Agency has published a short guide to the duty of care responsibilities including advice and information for waste producers, carriers and those accepting, storing and treating waste.
Any person intending to alter the use or management of areas of uncultivated or semi-natural land must obtain prior approval from the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA).
Read more on the DAERA website
The NetRegs team at SEPA, in partnership with The Northern Ireland Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales and a number of industry bodies have produced 9 new GPPs to replace out of date PPGs. More are coming! Check the available topics
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