Protecting our way of life

Protecting the environment and the people who live and work in it, for a better way of life.

What's happening


Don’t skip your gas bottle check this summer

As we reach the height of summer, it’s not too late to do a safety check on your gas bottle.

Hazardous substances

Importing and exporting plastic waste

From 1 January 2021 you will need a permit to import or export some types of plastic waste.


Chemical Review consultation opens

Review proposes to update hazard classifications of 123 substances.


New restrictions on firefighting foams

Tighter restrictions and deadline set for toxic firefighting foam products phase-out.