Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland

Resources for schools

The Association for Science Education Resources and information for science teachers

Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method (Breeam): Education Case studies and good practice

Carbon Trust: Schools sector (Adobe PDF 6.5 MB) Free advice on reducing your energy use.

Council for Environmental Education (CEE) Link to the Council for Environmental Education (CEE) website

Global Footprints: Primary school activities

Learning through landscapes Campaigning for better school grounds

Northern Ireland: Bryson House reduce reuse recycle programme Charity whose work includes programmes with children in Northern Ireland

Defra: Public sector food procurement initiative Promoting sustainable procurement

Eco-Schools Northern ireland: eco-schools and environmental education in Northern Ireland

Eco-schools Scotland: eco-schools and environmental education in Scotland

Sustrans: Safe routes to schools A range of resources to aid the development of travel plans and education for sustainable development

Sustainable Schools Alliance Support for sustainability in schools

Teachernet: Sustainable schools A wide range of resources to further sustainability in all aspects of school life

The Globe programme in the UK A practical environmental education project involving schools from around the globe

Young car driver A website that provides useful information, including videos, about all aspects of driving and car ownwership. Aimed at a young audience

Resource Efficient Scotland has produced a series of free, online training modules for SMEs. The training will help develop the skills and knowledge needed to put in place effective resource efficiency measures in your business. They deal with energy, waste and water efficiency. You can work through them at your own speed, choosing the modules that are relevant to your business.

Resource Efficient Scotland: Green Champions Training

Additional resources

Whats new on NetRegs

  • Waste – Duty of Care Roles and Responsibilities

    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.



  • EIA (Agriculture) Regulations for Northern Ireland

    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

  • Guidance from your environmental regulator

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  • 9 NEW GPPs (Guidance for Pollution Prevention) available now

    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

  • New guidance

    New guidance for Start-ups, charities and community projects


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