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November 2016 Legal UpdatesNovember 2016 Legal Updates

The Water Act 2014 (Commencement No. 7 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2016 sets out provisions of the 2014 Act that came into force on 1st November 2016. ... read more

October 2016 Legal UpdatesOctober 2016 Legal Updates

This month we wanted to highlight a piece of legislation that came into force on 24th February 2016. The Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2016 ... read more

September 2016 Legal UpdatesSeptember 2016 Legal Updates

This month we wanted to highlight a piece of legislation that came into force earlier this year. The Unauthorised Deposit of Waste (Fixed Penalties) Regulations 2016 amended Part 2 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 to establish ... read more

Exciting Future.......Exciting Future.......

I voted remain. I am the CEO and founder of the Environmental Management Consultancy – Green Element. We are a BCorp and I believe we are on the way to be one of the more ethical profitable companies in ... read more

May 2016 Legal UpdatesMay 2016 Legal Updates

The Energy Performance of Buildings (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 were approved on March 15th this year. There were a number of changes but we believe the most relevant is Regulation 7A which brings the EPB Regulations in line with the ... read more

April 2016 Legal UpdatesApril 2016 Legal Updates

Recently, Green Element have been asked a number of questions regarding lighting and any legal limitations they have when fitting and replacing new lamps. ... read more

March 2016 Legal UpdatesMarch 2016 Legal Updates

Under an amendment to The Hazardous Waste (England and Wales) Regulations, as of 1st April 2016 businesses will no longer be required to register as a Hazardous Waste Producer (currently costing £18 a year). Up until that date companies are only required ... read more

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