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NB: The Environment Bill has had it’s second reading in Parliament 

The Government’s Environment Bill has placed the environment even further up the political agenda and will affect all sectors and organisations. Given this incoming legislation and climate change never being far from the news, now is an essential time to ensure your organisation is more environmentally compliant.

This virtual Environmental Awareness training course has been specifically designed for the public sector to help you comply with the latest legislation; engender an appreciation of the environment throughout your organisation; gain best practice from public sector examples who have implemented “Green” policies and deploy an environmental awareness toolkit.

Attend this informative Environmental Awareness course to gain the necessary tools and knowledge to prepare your organisation for the incoming Bill and ensure full compliance with environmental legislation.

Please note we will be using Zoom to deliver this training course.

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Peter Phillips MCIEH CMIOSH
Premises Compliance Expert

Peter qualified as an Environmental Health Officer in 1980 and has been in continuous practice in that profession ever since, working both in the public and private sectors. He is a Senior Consultant with LRB Consulting Ltd, where he is valued for his experience, his thoughtful approach to client issues, and his practical solutions to their problems.

During that period, he has been actively involved in the founding and development of the health and safety hygiene and environmental protection courses and is a founder member of the Environmental Health and Safety Training Council. His lecturing experience is diverse, ...

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Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the Environment Bill
  • Learn how the bill will impact your organisation
  • Ensure compliance with the following areas: waste management, water, and recycling
  • Develop an Environmental Management Systems (EMS)
  • Create an Environmental Awareness toolkit
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09:30 - 09:45


09:45 - 10:00

Trainer’s Welcome and Clarification of Learning Objectives

10:00 - 10:45

Understanding the Environment Bill

  • Understand the key tenants of the draft bill
  • Learn how it differs from the Environment Protection Act 1990?
  • Ascertain how the bill will impact your organisation
  • Understand the role of The Office for Environmental Protection
  • Position yourself for success once the bill becomes law
10:45 - 11:00


11:00 - 12:00

Public Sector and Environmental Awareness

  • Engender an appreciation of the environment within your organisation
  • Examine “Green” plans from public sector examples
  • Help create a more sustainable organisation
  • Gain best practice from public sector authorities who have become carbon neutral
  • Benchmark your environmental procedures against other organisations
12:00 - 12:15


12:00 - 13:00

Effective Environmental Compliance

Ensure your organisation is compliant in the following areas:

  • Waste management
  • Water
  • Recycling
13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 16:00

Workshop: Creating an Environmental Awareness Toolkit (Flexible Afternoon Break)

  • Develop processes and strategies to ensure your organisation is compliant with legislation
  • Create, maintain and implement a positive and efficient approach to the environment across your organisation
  • Improve your current environmental processes
  • Develop Environmental Management Systems (EMS)
  • Take back a fit-for-purpose environmental awareness toolkit