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14th February
2019

Starting out in an Environment or Sustainability Career- Read Laura's Top Tips

In October 2017, Laura Archer, an Assistant Planner at Adams Hendry Consulting Limited attended the ig Green Eventat the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. There she met Peter Jones, a Policy Officer at IEMA and has been a part ...

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7th February
2019

Considering a plant-based diet?

This January is eganuaryand record numbers of people have joined the pledge to try vegan this month, with a reported 14,000 signing up on Sunday 30th December 2018 alone. Clare Day from Sweco talks about her decision to ...

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5th December
2018

World Environment Day - 6 Months On

A reflection of the World Environment Day campaign, the 6 month on activity, its impact and also a insightful look at the plastic industry and history of how this useful material has developed over the years and the incr...

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29th November
2018

Celebrating the Climate Change Act

The UK Climate Change Act is 10 this week. How far have we come in that time, and where could more progress be made? Martin Baxter gives his view.

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12th September
2018

Blueprint for a new Environment Act

The forthcoming new Environment Act is an opportunity to establish a world-leading framework for the environment. Martin Baxter, IEMA Chief Policy Advisor sets out initial thoughts developed as part of the Broadway Init...

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11th September
2018

Why do we need Codes of Conduct?

Why are professional codes of conduct still needed in the 21st century? Is it just about compliance, or are there times when we really need systems like this in place to fall back on? Claire Kirk discusses from her profe...

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5th September
2018

Professional standards - it's all about trust

The Chair of IEMA Professional Standards Committee talks about the relevance, value and importance of professional trust, and how IEMA new Code of Professional Conduct provides crucial guidance at a critical stage in the...

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21st June
2018

2018 deadline for Germany WEEE registration and scoping: what you need to do to remain compliant

On 15th August 2018, the EU WEEE scope changes from 10 categories to 6. This blog updates you on the changes to German WEEE legislation and what you need to do to remain compliant with the law, including new scope and re...

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15th June
2018

What I learnt about Leadership 2.0.

In business, virtues - such as respect, honesty, responsibility and consideration - must be modeled. They require daily proactive, positive examples exhibited at the top, if they are to shape a credible and lasting organ...

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6th June
2018

Am I addicted to plastic? And, more importantly, can I kick the habit?

Plastic is everywhere in our lives. It in our homes, workplaces, shops, cafes, cars; the list goes on and on. However, that plastic has now made its way into our rivers, lakes and seas.

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