Archive Site Waste Management
The following are posts with the 'Site Waste Management' tag:
5 October 2012
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is warning the waste and recycling industry to renew efforts to improve worker safety, following a spate of deaths over the summer. In the light of this report and with the Waste Regulations under the cosh at the moment it would seem prudent to re-evaluate their relevance. For more on this story visit HSE warning over waste and recycling summer death toll.
[Read on about Waste & Recycling Deaths]
9 May 2012
For those of you in the know, the government is looking to scrap with waste management regulations. The Red Tape Challenge recommended scrapping the regulations but we believe this would be a very bad move for several reasons: Construction companies could revert to their old habits which are far from environmentally friendly More waste will end up going to landfill The audit trail of waste from construction sites would be lost, which could lead to more fly-tipping When SWMPs are implemented...
[Read on about e-Petition for Waste Management Regulations]
31 January 2012
Please find below an extract from a letter received by a client site from the Environment Agency. It appears that a survey is being conducted to determine waste levels from construction sites with Site Waste Management Plans (SWMP) being used as the source of information. It is always possible that the Environment Agency will take further action if a plan is not compliant. We are currently undertaking a short study in your area to assess whether the information in Site Waste Management Plans...
[Read on about Stop Press: Environment Agency Update]
2 November 2011
We are pleased to announce that one of our partners, Waste Plan Solutions Limited, has won the prestigious 'Small Business of the Year Award' from the East Midlands Centre for constructing the Built Environment (emcbe). Waste Plan Solutions Ltd works in environmental consultancy within the construction industry and specialises in writing Site Waste Management Plans. The judges were looking for a company who could demonstrate a strong commitment to health and safety as well as improving management...
[Read on about Waste Plan Solutions wins Small Business of the Year Award]