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Wiser Environment commends the actions of Nigel Harvey

The CEO of Recolight – Nigel Harvey – was arrested as part of the Extinction Rebellion protests. Wiser Environment would like to commend the passion and dedication of our business partner. Extinction Rebellion is a worldwide environmental pressure group. They are urging the UK government to act during this climate and ecological emergency. Their demands…

Do you need to start transitioning to ISO 45001 now?

The new occupational health & safety management system standard, that was published last year, comes into force in 2021. That may seem a long time away but when do you need to start thinking about transitioning to ISO 45001? ISO 45001 replaces the current standard OHSAS 18001:2007 which is being withdrawn. It is expected to…

Unique Vietnam environmental consultant job opportunity

Wiser Environment is an established UK environmental consultancy specialising in integrated management systems, waste management, energy development, planning and permitting.  We have established an office in Ho Chi Minh and are now looking to expand by recruiting a Vietnam environmental consultant.  If you are an experienced environmental professional, apply for this unique Vietnam job opportunity…

Join our team! Environmental consultant job available

We are growing fast here at Wiser Environment. It is now the time to join our team of highly skilled environmental consultants!  An environmental consultant job position is available. Apply today. Are you ready for a new challenge in an organisation with a diverse client base?  Do you crave more responsibility and the opportunity to…

Further expansion of senior team

Wiser Environment continues to improve our senior team with the promotion of environmental and waste specialist Graeme Outridge. Graeme joined the Wiser team as a consultant three years ago. With 15 years’ experience in the waste management industry as a Chartered Waste Manager, Graeme brought with him a practical working knowledge of anaerobic digestion and…

Wiser transitioning from OHSAS 18001 to ISO 45001

Wiser Group is in the process of transitioning to ISO 45001, the new Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems standard, from OHSAS 18001. The new ISO 45001 standard was published in March 2018.  With it, the International Organization for Standardization aims to improve health & safety in the workplace and reduce the thousands of lives…

Standard rules permits subject to EA changes

On 10th April 2019, the Environment Agency (EA) published new and revised standard rule sets affecting standard rules permits for everything from WEEE and scrap metal, to crude oil, dredgings and construction waste. The changes include a number of amendments, added and removed conditions and clarify wording. The EA have made changes to reflect the…

Waste recovery vs disposal – could you pass the EA test?

Failure to gain approval on Waste Recovery Plans and pass the Environment Agency’s strict recovery vs disposal test can be financially crippling so what can you do to ensure you pass? The EA substitution test The Environment Agency’s guidance provides three tests to demonstrate that if waste material was not used, you would get the…

TCM details to be supplied to EA with waste returns

As from 7th April 2019, the name and date of birth of the individual that provides technical competence for a permitted waste site must be supplied with each quarterly or annual waste return. This requirement was one of a number of amendments to the Environmental Permitting Regulations which were announced last year. The aim is…

Wiser opens Vietnam office

Wiser Environment has opened a satellite office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to provide environmental and management system consultancy services to European and Vietnamese businesses operating in the region, as well as training in environmental awareness and wastes management. The move capitalises on the relocation of Senior Consultant, Joana Santos to Ho Chi Minh…