What is BREEAM?

BREEAM is an environmental assessment method and rating system for buildings and now has over 200,000 buildings with certified BREEAM assessment ratings and over a million registered for assessment since it was first launched in 1990.  Many clients of IMS apply the BREEAM requirements to their management systems and in some cases have achieved considerable [...]

By | 2018-05-24T04:37:37+00:00 August 24th, 2011|ISO 14001|0 Comments

EU and Indonesia sign deal on illegal timber

Indonesia and the European Union have finalised an agreement aimed at ending the trade in illegally-sourced wood. Last year, a major assessment concluded that the rate of illegal logging in Indonesia had declined by about 75% over the preceding decade. Even so, it said, 40% of the timber harvested was illegal timber. The agreement will mean [...]

By | 2018-05-17T04:41:02+00:00 May 13th, 2011|ISO 14001, Legislation, News|0 Comments

Free Construction Waste Management Workshops

The following information is taken from the Netregs website:  Remade South East are offering free workshops for anyone in the construction business who needs help to improve how they deal with waste on site.  Below are the course dates as per the netregs website, click on the registration hyperlink to book onto a course: Event [...]

By | 2018-05-18T07:11:37+00:00 September 5th, 2010|ISO 14001, Legislation, News|0 Comments

Consent to Discharge

Consent to discharge - what you need to know Many activities within your organisation may require a consent to discharge, these activities can include metal finishing processes such as Anodising, Powder Coating, De-greasing and Cleaning.  Other industries can be effected such as Construction when performing groundwork activities and any vehicle washing processes including your own [...]

By | 2018-04-23T07:34:29+00:00 May 9th, 2010|ISO 14001, Legislation, News|0 Comments