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We are hiring: Environmental Scientist (2 Roles)

We are seeking suitably qualified environmental scientist for 2 roles: Environmental Scientist: Graduate Role. Environmental Scientist: 2 – 5 years proven experience The successful candidate will be able to communicate their high level of technical knowledge and will work on projects relating to water, waste and wastewater in the areas of environmental management, licence application,...

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EPA Firewater Retention Guidance

The revised Firewater Retention Guidelines from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presents key changes relating to to qualifying criteria.  The revised qualifying criteria will need to be considered when undertaking your firewater retention assessment: Environmentally hazardous substance storage thresholds are now based on hazard statements instead of risk phases.  Environmental receptors are now an explicitly...

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Add Value or Save Costs: Water, Waste, Wastewater

ECOS Environmental Consultants helps our clients to add value or save costs within their business.  We identify and solve problems related to Water, Waste & Wastewater.  Our multidisciplinary team of technical and business managers use environmental management as a business tool to help our clients to achieve their financial, competitive, regulatory and operational goals. Environmental Management: Corporate...

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We Are Hiring: Environmental Scientist (2 Roles)

We are seeking suitably qualified environmental scientist for 2 roles: Environmental Scientist: Graduate Role. Environmental Scientist with 2 – 5 years proven experience in the areas of environmental management and licences. The successful candidate will work on projects relating to water, waste and wastewater in the areas of environmental management, licence application, review and compliance....

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Single-use plastics: New EU rules to reduce marine litter

The amount of single-use plastics in oceans and seas has been growing at an alarming rate.  The European Commission has proposed new EU-wide rules to target the 10 plastic products most often found on Europe’s beaches and seas, as well as lost and abandoned fishing gear. Together these constitute 70% of all marine litter items. The...

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Waste Collection Permit: Another Successful Project Completed by ECOS

Our Client is a a Hygiene and Workwear Specialist who require a Waste Collection Permit (WCP) to provide the complete to their nationwide client base. A WCP is required where a person wishes to collect waste for the purposes of reward or profit.  In accordance with Section 24 (1) of the Waste Management (Collection Permit)...

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ECOS Environmental Consultants: About Us

ECOS is a highly experienced and respected environmental consultancy.  ECOS provides our clients with consultancy support to enable you to achieve financial, competitive and operational goals through enhanced environmental performance.  Our Company was founded by Mark McConnell, a Chartered Water and Environmental Manager, who had spent the previous 20 years working in the environmental management sector...

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EPA: Advice for Waste Disposal Activities

Recent news stories have highlighted significant illegal waste disposal activities which can have a serious impact on the areas in which we live and indeed the health and wellbeing of our communities. Advice for all businesses and householders to consider when engaging a third party to dispose of waste, includes: Ensure that you use a...

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Clean Ocean Energy: 2 projects to share €1.5 million

The European Commission has selected two new projects on clean ocean energy for funding under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF). While the first tidal farms in European waters are being deployed and more and more devices are being tested in water, the idea of obtaining clean energy through the oceans’ waves is also...

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War on plastic: How businesses can play their part!

You may have heard that China no longer accepts low value plastics and has left the western world with a significant disposal/recycling conundrum.   We have all heard about Circular Economy.  You may have an idea of how you could use the circular economy to improve the performance of your business whilst playing a significant role...

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