The world of AutoDrain is a hectic one at the moment. As I mentioned in my piece at Christmas it has been a brilliant couple of years for us up in West Yorkshire, if somewhat frantic at times. For the bulk of 2017 and 2018 we enjoyed unprecedented growth and had to work hard simply to keep up.
COST versus COMPLIANCE. No one likes to be forced into making a big decision under pressure, particularly when significant amounts of money are involved. Compliance with End of Life anti-pollution legislation has been a requirement for over a decade now, yet there are still many different views on what compliance means, and what it […]
The Environment Agency issue important statement: End of Life Vehicle (ELV) – Depollution Campaign Background We are preparing a national ELV compliance campaign for 2016 that will audit the depollution process at permitted sites dismantling ELVs. We will focus on the depollution process and check where sites are sending waste produced during the depollution process. […]
Increased Environment Agency inspections are working their way around the UK carrying out depollution audits. Are you ready?
Last month the Environment Agency found Bishops Waltham scrap yard in Hampshire guilty of not storing waste oil and fluids correctly. This endangered the groundwater and they were fined over £20,000.
New laws and increasing site inspections across the UK mean it’s more important to operate your site legally than ever before. In July 2010 it became illegal for any individual to deal with refrigerant gases in vehilces without an accredited qualification. This is due to the ozone-depleting properties of the gas and the harm it can cause to skin.