Pollution prevention

Help your business avoid and deal with pollution incidents using our 10 point checklist, Pollution Prevention Pays pack and Pollution Prevention Guidelines (PPGs).

Good environmental management is good for business. Many pollution incidents are avoidable and we take enforcement action for serious offences. Use our pollution prevention guidance to help your business avoid and deal with incidents.

A 10 point checklist explaining what essential environmental management practices should be in place:

Pollution prevention guidance: getting your site right

This good practice guidance covers background information, action points and further advice on:

  • site drainage
  • deliveries and handling
  • waste management
  • trade effluent
  • groundwater
  • training and emergencies

Our pollution prevention pays booklets are unavailable in print. Unfortunately we no longer provide posters or DVDs.