Actions for nature

There are many positive actions that waste management and recycling services companies can take as part of a proactive and restorative approach that promotes nature and biodiversity gain.
 
The following inspiration ranges in complexity and scale from easier wins (Keeping pace) and more progressive ideas (Ahead of the game) to longer-term strategies with potential for (Changing the game).

 

To decide which actions best fit your business, first map your biodiversity impact areas (from raw material production to end-of-life, scoring them ‘high’ to ‘low’ impact). Once you’ve determined where to focus your efforts, take inspiration from the actions we have detailed here.

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Take practical steps to avoid direct pollution
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Join the Plastic Pact
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Extend actions that limit greenhouse gas emissions
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Pollution
Extend existing pollution precautions
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Change in land use
Extend precautions against adverse impacts of land use change
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Change in land use
Extend precautions against adverse impacts of water use change
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Over-exploitation
Take practical steps to avoid over-exploitation impacts
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Change in land use
Take practical steps to minimise adverse impacts of land use
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Climate change
Take practical steps to minimise greenhouse gas emissions
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Change in land use
Take practical steps to minimise adverse impacts of water use
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Pollution
Extend overexploitation precautions
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