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One Click To Green Law Updates

8th March 2006

Do you want to save your business money by going green? Are you finding it hard to keep up with the environmental legislation that affects your business? Do you want your business to be more environmentally friendly but have no idea where to start?

Yes?

Register for e-alerts on the NetRegs website and get news direct to your inbox on the latest changes to environmental legislation as well as innovative examples of good practice.

News on forthcoming environmental legislation, like the new Water Environment Regime in Scotland, which comes into force on 1 April 2006, and the new Oil Storage Regulations are among the issues that will be covered by the e-alerts.

The e-alert tool was launched following the recent SME-nvironment survey carried out by NetRegs which made stark reading for both businesses and regulators. Survey results highlighted that while some Scottish businesses understand the impact they have on the environment, too many are not implementing simple measures to reduce their negative impact, whether it is from road transport, storing chemicals or producing waste.
Claudette Hudes, NetRegs Manager for Scotland, is delighted with the addition of the e-alerts registration to the site: "E-alerts are a free and indispensable resource for businesses. In one click they can ensure they keep up to date with changes to legislation as well as good environmental practice. Signing up is easy - simply go onto the NetRegs website and complete the simple registration process."

To register for the e-alert service or for more information on the environmental legislation affecting small businesses, visit www.netregs.gov.uk

 

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