Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
BFA is an industry group that represents footwear producers based in the UK.
BTAA is an industry group that works on behalf of various actors, from producers to retailers and exporters, in the travel goods and fashion accessories industry.
COTANCE is an umbrella group that represents the European leather industry.
STLA is an industry group that works on behalf of manufacturers and designers of textile and leather products.
The UK Leather Federation is a trade association that represents the UK leather industry.
The Carbon Trust can help your business to improve its energy use and reduce its carbon emissions.
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) website has information dedicated to the manufacturing industry.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has produced a Sustainable Manufacturing Toolkit for use by businesses in the manufacturing sector.
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Ireland Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales and a number of industry bodies have produced 9 new GPPs to replace out of date PPGs.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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