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Wiser Group launches new identity

As well as developing three new websites this summer, the Wiser Group has re-branded, launching our new identity to give the company a fresh new look and feel. The Wiser Group consists of Wiser Environment and Wiser Recycling and our rebrand sees the launch of individual websites for both companies to demonstrate their individual areas…

IED extends permitting requirements for waste sites

The Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) has extended the permitting requirements for many waste sites making them subject to tighter controls. Transposed by amendments to the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010 (EPR), the IED has wide reaching effects on various sites and facilities which were previously permitted as waste operations. The amended EPR Regulations…

Fire control guidance likely to affect waste storage

WISH and the ESA are currently consulting on draft fire control guidance that is likely to have significant implications on how waste management companies store and handle waste materials. The guidance has been developed by a cross-industry group with input from the Environment Agency, Health and Safety Executive and major insurers following a spate of…

Grimsby Renewable Power Facility granted planning permission

Grimsby Renewable Power Facility was granted planning permission by North East Lincolnshire Council (NELC), on 14th May 2014, just three months after submission of the application, by Wiser Environment, to the authority. Wiser has been working closely with American investor, Synova, and Dutch technology specialist, Royal Dahlman, in their bid to secure Energy Technologies Institute…

Welcome to Wiser Environment’s new website

Welcome to Wiser Environment’s new website. We wanted to bring our site up to date and make it easier for you to find the information you are looking for. Browse our new website and find out: The range of services we offer from QHSE management systems and business support to environmental impact assessments and WAMITAB…

BIS issues guidance on WEEE Regulations

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) published a guidance note last month to help organisations and individuals to comply with the WEEE Regulations 2013 which came into effect on 1st January 2014. The guidance covers businesses, local authorities and third sector organisations as well as individuals in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland…

Grimsby public exhibition well received

Wiser Environment held a well-received public exhibition last month with client Royal Dahlman in Grimsby. The Dutch company is proposing to build an advanced gasification plant in an under-used industrial area of the town having been shortlisted as a finalist in Energy Technology Institute’s competition. The two day public exhibition was part of a community…

Wiser Environment moves office

Wiser Environment has moved offices from St Ives to Fenstanton. The move sees the consultancy team relocate to a business centre on a farm outside the Cambridgeshire village, following Wiser Recycling’s move last year to its new Approved Authorised Treatment Facility. The new address is Wiser Environment Ltd, Manor Farm, Low Road, Fenstanton PE28 9HU….

New WEEE Regulations from 1st January 2014

The new Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations 2013 come into force in the UK on 1st January 2014. The regulations incorporate a number of changes following the recast EU WEEE Directive and to address producer concerns that the cost of complying with the regulations did not reflect the actual cost of recycling WEEE….