All businesses have an impact on the environment. For many, pollution and waste are among the most important environmental impacts – and ones that can be relatively easy to control.
Even businesses such as offices and shops produce waste paper and packaging waste. Different businesses also produce different levels of pollution, from the air and noise pollution that harms your neighbours, to emissions, trade effluent and even serious contamination of local water and land.
You must comply with your legal obligations to control pollution and waste, but you should do more – reducing them as much as you can. Where possible, you should try to avoid producing waste or pollution in the first place.
Cutting the amount of waste your business has to handle is the most cost-effective and environmentally-friendly method of dealing with waste.
There are a number of areas you could focus on:
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