ENDS Power List 2022: Lara Ayris

Founder and managing director, WPS Compliance Consulting Before setting up WPS Compliance Consulting, Ayris gained a masters in environmental management before going to work for the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) and the Building Research Establishment. WPS provides a wide range of services, covering planning, BREEAM and environmental consultancy. It has also developed a […]

Carrier Broker Dealer Reform (CBD)

Well, the consultation on the waste carrier, broker and dealer system reform is now closed.  It opened on the 21st January 2022 and sought views on their plans to improve the waste Carrier, Broker and Dealer (CBD) system in England. Here at WPS we felt it was crucial that we put our view across on […]

Waste Tracking

Another massive waste consultation was open between January and April 2022, all to do with the proposed introduction of mandatory Digital Waste Tracking.  A completely separate consultation on the proposed new regime for waste Carrier, Broker and Dealer system was run at a similar time.  This made it a big first quarter this year for […]

Exemption Registration

Do you actually need to pay for a permit? Operators, landowners and developers often need to register an exemption for low-risk waste activities, such as waste storage, for instance receiving inert waste.  This negates the need to manage the activity under an Environmental Permit and its associated costs.  Important Update: Waste Exemptions are undergoing changes […]

HG Construction

HG Construction use SitePlan.online to produce their Site Waste Management Plans (SWMPs) and Site Resource Management Plans (SRMPs).

Water Management Plans

Why Do You Need A Water Management Plan? Water monitoring and management is becoming essential for construction sites, with respect to achieving targets under the Considerate Constructors Scheme. WPSCC has developed an extremely efficient water monitoring methodology for construction sites, which has a history of acceptance by many organisations. Results are represented graphically, as well as in […]

Waste Audit Including Duty Of Care Checks

Are you aware of your responsibilities regarding the disposal of the waste you produce? Do you have the correct information / documents to satisfy ISO9001 / ISO14001 requirements? WPS will conduct a Waste Audit for you, which will include: Auditing your waste storage prior to collection Checking any waste segregation that’s taking place We will […]

NRMM Registration

What is the NRMM Low Emission Zone (LEZ)? The Greater London Authority has introduced strict standards to reduce emissions of pollutants from Non-Road Mobile Machinery (NRMM) carrying out construction and demolition activities. This new GLA Standard caps emissions for both nitrogen oxide and particulate matter, and applies to all NRMM with a power rating between 37KW and 560KW.  The […]

Local Procurement Strategies

Why Do You Need To Put Local Procurement Strategies In Place? A procurement strategy can be part of a planning constraint.  In London specifically, it is part of the s106 agreement and WPSCC ensures that these strategies are prepared in compliance with the City of London Code of Practice. Local Procurement Strategies are required for […]

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