Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
BPAC is a trade association that represents a range of actors in the UK's print and creative industries.
BPIF is a business support organisation representing the UK print, printed packaging and graphic communication industry.
EFIA is a UK-based trade body that represents the entirety of the flexo supply chain, from designer to printer and industry suppliers through to brand owners and retailers.
FESPA is an umbrella group that brings together national screen printing, digital printing and textile printing trade associations.
IPIA is a trade body that represents the UK's trade print & marketing buyers, manufacturers, as well as associated suppliers to the print & marketing sectors.
IP3 is a trade association that has been formed of three existing bodies. Now a unified body, it represents all three sectors.
IOV is an industry body that promotes and accredits professional videographers.
NMA is a trade group that serves as a voice for national, regional and local news media organisations in the UK.
PA is a trade body that represents books, journal, audio and electronic publishers in the UK.
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Ireland Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales and a number of industry bodies have produced 9 new GPPs to replace out of date PPGs.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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