Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
Trade Associations and Business Support Organisations for Road Transport sector.
TransportNI is a business unit within the Department for Regional Development. As well as key infrastructure maintenance, the unit has responsibility for the development of the Northern Ireland's transport network and a range of transport projects designed to improve network safety, sustainability and efficiency.
ECO (Efficent Cleaner Operations) Stars is a fleet recognition scheme for HGVs, buses, coaches and vans. The scheme provides recognition for best operational practices and guidance for reducing fuel consumption. It has schemes in a number of Scottish cities and regions.
The Scottish Taxi Federation is a trade group representing the taxi industry.
TRANSform Scotland is a group that campaigns for a sustainable and fair transport system.
ARTSM is a trade group representing the road traffic safety and management industry.
BIFA is the trade association for UK-registered companies engaged in international movement of freight by all modes of transport, air, road, rail and sea.
CILT is an independent professional body representing logistics, supply chain and transport organisations.
CIHT is a learned society concerned specifically with the planning, design, construction, maintenance and operation of land-based transport systems and infrastructure.
CPT is a trade group that represents the bus and coach industry in the UK.
The DfT produces policy and research information regarding freight.
FSDF is a trade body representing the UK's food and drink logistics industry.
FTA is a trade association representing the transport interests of companies that move goods by road, rail, sea and air.
The Liquid Petroleum Gas Association (UKLPG) produces a number of publications dealing with the safe handling and transport of LPG.
RHA is a trade group representing the UK haulage industry.
SMMT is a trade group representing the UK's automotive industry.
Transfrigoroute UK is a trade group representing the country's temperature controlled transportation industry.
TA is a membership group that represents the haulage industry.
Unite is a trade union whose activity extends to the automotive and transport industries.
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.
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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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