An environmental consultant can provide expert help and advice to your business. Environmental consultants are often used for specialist and more complex projects.
Services offered by an environmental consultant can include:
- identifying the environmental laws you need to follow - and ensuring you do so
- reviewing your business' impact on the environment and suggesting ways to improve this
- assessing your business' carbon emissions and helping you minimise them
- helping you apply for any relevant permits or licences
- carrying out a waste or energy review of your business
- giving advice on specific issues, such as pollution, resource efficiency or waste management
- helping you write environmental strategies, policies and procedures
- liaising with regulatory bodies, attending meetings and giving presentations on your behalf
- producing reports and statistics on your environmental performance and opportunities for reducing costs
- training your staff and identifying how changes to the way they work can save money and improve environmental performance
Find an environmental consultant
If you're looking for a suitable environmental consultant it's best to get recommendations from businesses with similar needs to your own.
Alternatively, there are a number of resources you can use to help you find the right consultant:
The ENDS Directory can be used to locate specific and specialised environmental experts across the UK. Search for environmental consultants on the ENDS Directory website.
Edie.net provides details of suppliers providing environmental products and services. Search for environmental consultancy services on the Edie.net website.
The Energy Institute (EI) is the leading professional body for the energy industries. Find an energy consultant on the EI website.
United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) accredited testing organisations can assist with analysis of environmental samples such as those suspected of containing asbestos, assessment of contaminated land, testing of waste water and effluent, or environmental noise assessments. Use the UKAS accredited testing laboratory directory search facility on the UKAS website.
- The Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) is a representative body for the noise consultancy industry. Find a noise consultant near you on the ANC website.