Where do we start? It’s a fairly common question that I’ve been asked over the years. What is the point of effectively managing environmental issues in a workplace? In other words ‘why should we bother?’ I have come across this viewpoint on many occasions. Usually when I'm … [Read more...] about Why Bother with Environmental Management?
Cycling or cycling? I do enjoy a bit of cycling. As those of you who know me well are quite aware, I turned into a MAMIL (Middle Aged Man in Lycra) many years back. However, don’t be fooled by the title this post it is not about that kind of cycling, but the just as … [Read more...] about The importance of nutrient cycling
Introduction Throughout my career I have been astounded on occasion as to how differently people can interpret information. Take for example when I am delivering a course. You can talk about a topic for a while and then ask a question surrounding it and you will get vastly … [Read more...] about The difference in perception of risk
Introduction The effective use of resources is an effective way in which organisations can reduce their environmental impact and reduce costs. It always strikes me as strange that companies will cut costs in many other ways but will not consider mechanisms by which they can … [Read more...] about Resource efficiency – an effective way to save money and reduce environmental impact
Introduction If you work in environmental health and safety management (EHS) then I guess it is highly likely that you have at one time or another, like it or not, come across a management system! In this post I thought we could take a look at environmental management systems. … [Read more...] about Environmental Management Systems 101