Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
Trade Associations and Business Support Organisations for Food and Drink sector.
NIFDA is a voluntary organisation committed to helping Northern Ireland food and beverage companies compete successfully and to represent and promote their interests.
Scotland Food & Drink, established in 2007, is a not-for-profit organisation that was created to guide Scottish food and drink companies of all sizes towards increased profitability.
SFTA is an industry group that works on behalf of Scotland's produce trade.
SLTA is an industry group that represents a variety of licensed groups, including publicans, hoteliers, restaurateurs, late night entertainment venues, clubs, and licensed grocers. It also works with drinks suppliers and companies that provide services to the licensed trade.
BHA is a trade group that represents the UK hospitality and tourism industry.
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.
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Ireland Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales and a number of industry bodies have produced 9 new GPPs to replace out of date PPGs.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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