Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
UFU is an industry group that lobbies on behalf of Northern Irish farmers and growers.
NFUS is an industry group that lobbies on behalf of Scottish farmers, crofters and growers.
RHASS is a group that represents the interests of Scottish agriculture for the benefit of farmers, landowners and rural communities.
Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) provides ideas, information and contacts to help you reduce diffuse pollution risks from your farm and benefit the farm business.
AHDB is statutory levy board, funded by farmers, growers and others in the supply chain and managed as an independent organisation. Its purpose is to make agriculture and horticulture industries more competitive and sustainable through factual, evidence-based advice, information and activity. AHDB represents the UK cereals and oilseeds sectors and Great Britain's potatoes, horticulture and milk sectors. All other activity is restricted to England.
AIC is a trade body that represents the UK's agrisupply industry, including areas such as animal feed, crop protection and agronomy, fertilisers, grain and oilseed, and seed.
BPC is an industry group that works on behalf of producers of poultry meat from chickens, turkeys, ducks and geese. The association covers all aspects of the poultry production chain, from breeding and hatching to growing and processing.
CPA is a trade body that represents the UK's plant science industry.
Dairy UK is a trade association for the British dairy supply chain. It brings together processors, dairy co-operatives, manufacturers, farmers and bottled milk buyers throughout the United Kingdom.
Lantra is a UK Sector Skills Council that supports skills and training for people and businesses in the land-based and environmental sector.
LEAF is a charity that promotes sustainable food and farming.
NBA is a trade group that represents the UK's beef industry.
PAN UK is a charity that promotes safe and sustainable alternatives to pesticides in agriculture, urban areas, homes and gardens.
Red Tractor is a UK farm and quality food assurance scheme.
Soil Association is a UK membership charity that campaigns for healthy, humane and sustainable food, farming and land use.
Sustain is a a charity and an alliance of public interest bodies that advocates food and agriculture policies and practices that enhance the health and welfare of people and animals, improve the working and living environment, enrich society and culture and promote equity.
Zero Waste Scotland and WRAP Northern Ireland offer free and confidential advice and support to help you reduce your environmental impact and save money. They can help with reducing your business's waste and use of water, packaging and raw materials.
The Carbon Trust can help your business to improve its energy use and reduce its carbon emissions.
Find other trade associations relevant to your business using the Trade Association Forum website.
Northern Ireland Agricultural Producers Association keep their members updated on key issues affecting agricultural production in Northern Ireland.
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Animal and Plant Health Agency (Scotland, England and Wales)
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.
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NIEA and the CEF have developed a Regulatory Position to promote Sustainable re-use of natural excavated material from Greenfield sites.
The replacements for the PPGs are being developed. Now available GPP 2 Above Ground Oil Storage
SEPA is asking for your views on the proposals for integrated authorisations.
NEW GPP 24 now available: Stables, Kennels and Catteries
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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
NetRegs have produced a new leaflet for Scottish businesses explaining what you must do to comply with YOUR duty of care for waste.
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