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Change to Waste Regulations

Businesses need to keep a sharp look-out…

A review into the regulatory and enforcement barriers to growth and innovation in the waste sector has launched as part of a scheme aimed at saving British businesses £10bn.  The Waste Regulation Review is one of the first being taken forward under the Government’s cutting Red Tape programme and calls for evidence on the impact of regulations across the industry. They will be used to identify and remove barriers to advancing the sector whilst ensuring human health and the environment remain protected.  Read more

Blue Business Award

If your business is working to improve water quality of reduce it’s consumption of water, you might like to earn recognition for your efforts by applying for this inaugural Blue Business Award which is being run on conjunction with BESST, the Environment Agency, Love Your Rivers (Telford) and Shropshire Wildlife Trust. For copies of the…Continue Reading

Have a Green Christmas

For most of us, Christmas is about lights on the Christmas tree, animated reindeer and snowman outdoor lights, beautifully wrapped presents and lots of nice food. For all these reasons, Christmas is drawing increased attention for the waste and carbon emissions it creates. The Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) unit at the University of York reported…Continue Reading

Shropshire Wildlife Trust – Project sponsorship opportunity for a BESST member!

Shropshire Wildlife Trust – Project sponsorship opportunity for a BESST member!

Your company can become the lead sponsor of a £25,000 project that will operate across Telford for the bargain price of £2,750. We have a really exciting 12 month project to restore a network of heathland across Telford this autumn and winter. The majority of this will be funded through the community landfill tax scheme…Continue Reading

IGMT Wins Tourism Award

PRESS INFORMATION Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust wins Gold in Green Tourism Business Scheme The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust in Shropshire has been awarded a Gold Award in the Green Business Tourism Scheme, recognising the sustainable way that it manages the 10 museums in the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site. The Green Business Tourism Scheme is…Continue Reading

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