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Environmental Prosecutions: If you think compliance is expensive wait till you see the costs of non-compliance!

Environmental Prosecutions: If you think compliance is expensive wait till you see the costs of non-compliance!   Managing Environmental Risk At Antaris, we recommend having an Environmental Management System as the key framework to manage risk. By assessing the environmental aspects and using our Pegasus Legal Register we try to ensure that our clients address …

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ISO Survey 2019

ISO Survey 2019 ISO Survey 2019 has recently been published. The ISO Survey of Certifications is an annual assessment to determine the number of valid certificates to ISO management system standards worldwide, issued by IAF-accredited certification bodies. The most up-to-date ISO Survey covers the 2019 calendar year. This blog will assess the global trends in …

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Biodiversity – Natures unprecedented and dangerous decline

Biodiversity – Natures unprecedented and dangerous decline – a risk that should be managed Did you know that biodiversity is in bad shape both globally and here in Ireland? Did you know it’s a risk for your business and that those interested in prudent planning and sustainability need to get a handle on both how …

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Environment Ireland Online Conference – October 2020

Environment Ireland Conference – 15th – 16th October 2020     Antaris sponsored the Environment Ireland conference 2020, which was this year held online. Bruce Harper, one of our environmental consultants, featured on the online Environment Ireland 2020 conference Thursday, 15 October. His talk was on the Role of Biodiversity in an Environmental Management System …

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GreenStart and GreenPlus with Antaris

We would like to make you aware of the Green programme that can help your company incorporate sustainable practices into the day-to-day running of your business. Better environmental performance leads to improved resource efficiency and direct cost savings, and can also increase access to customers who are increasingly demanding more environmentally friendly products and services. …

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Latest annual report on hazardous waste in Ireland

The Environmental Protection Agency in Ireland has recently published its latest latest annual report on hazardous waste in Ireland for 2018. What is hazardous waste? A waste is hazardous when it can harm human health or the environment because it is explosive, oxidising, flammable, irritant, toxic, carcinogenic, corrosive, infectious, mutagenic, sensitising or eco-toxic. Hazardous waste …

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The History of ISO Standards

International standards make things work. They give world-class specifications for products, services and systems to ensure quality, safety and efficiency. These standards are instrumental in facilitating international trade.  Since the International Standards Organisation (ISO) was established in 1946, it has published 21,000 international standards covering almost every industry from technology and manufacturing, to food safety …

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Life-cycle-perspective according to ISO 14001 – the advantages and requirements of taking a holistic view

From August 2017, all new certifications must comply with the ISO 14001:2015 standard, and from September 2018, all certificates according to the old standard ISO 14001:2004 lose their validity. The revised environmental management standard requires businesses to undertake a life cycle perspective of their goods and services. This implies looking beyond one’s own processes and …

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