Blog Archives: Legislation

Right up my quality street

16 Apr 2020 | Legislation, News | Read the full article

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.

Depollution Compliance

03 Jun 2016 | ELV, Exhibitions, Legislation | Read the full article

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 […]

Environment Agency issue important statement.

01 Oct 2015 | ELV, Legislation, Uncategorised | Read the full article

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. […]

Are You Audit Ready?

16 Apr 2014 | Legislation, News | Read the full article

Increased Environment Agency inspections are working their way around the UK carrying out depollution audits.  Are you ready?

Make sure you have legal depollution systems – £20K fine from Environment Agency

16 Jul 2013 | ELV, Legislation | Read the full article

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.

ELV – Operating Legally and Safely

22 May 2013 | Legislation | Read the full article

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.

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The engineers are going to be busy for a few weeks! We started work today on a huge Oilaway installation for the Government owned NetworkRail in York, that’s using nearly a 1,000 mtrs of galvanised pipework. This installation is part of a multi-million-pound project to modernise the Holgate depot, which is going to be used to maintain NetworkRail’s and its contractors machinery. ... See MoreSee Less

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Our engineers enjoyed a few days in Belfast, Northern Ireland last week installing 7 x LoadLift systems at ECOPARTMotor Vehicle Dismantlers ... See MoreSee Less

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New desk ideas for the AutoDrain office ?!?!
Its one way to recycle old cars 🤣
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Exciting day today for AutoDrain we have a filming company here. Watch this space for new videos coming soon 👀 ... See MoreSee Less

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