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Albion Environmental Ltd are delighted to welcome Jennifer Kowalski to the team as an Environmental Scientist. Jennifer joins us as part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Project, working with the Open University. Jennifer will be working alongside internationally renowned experts in the field of bioaerosol monitoring, providing the opportunity for Albion to acquire the knowledge, skills and practical experience of completing environmental and occupational health bioaerosol assessments, analysis of results, and provision of recommendations
Albion Environmental Ltd. is pleased to announce the appointment of Kirstie MacDougall as Administrative Assistant to the team. Kirstie’s duties will involve supporting business administration and training delivery. Kirstie has her over 10 years’ experience of working in a range of administrative environments, which has enabled her to be competent in using all the Microsoft office tools as well as being able to cope under pressure and deal with deadlines. She has skills and experience in analysing
B Business Waste The Scottish Parliament passed new regulations on 9th May 2012 outlining business’s responsibilities to segregate their commercial waste for recycling purposes. These changes were implemented nationally, affecting all local councils, from the 1st of January 2014. The new regulations meant all commercial waste producers’ duty of care now included a requirement to segregate material for recycling as well as storing waste safely, transferring only to an authorised person and completion of a transfer
Many businesses are trying to distinguish themselves from their competitors. They want to attract new clients and win new markets. Getting the recognition for your good environmental practices through VIBES – Scottish Environment Business Awards could be the solution. The application process is free. All applicants receive tailored feedback with details of free support available. The 2019 categories are: Leadership ScotlandProduct ScotlandService ScotlandCircular ScotlandMove ScotlandHydro Nation ScotlandEngaging ScotlandPartnership ScotlandAdapting ScotlandSmall Business ScotlandInnovating Scotland VIBES are
A Anaerobic Digestion (AD) Anaerobic digestion (AD) is a natural process where in the absence of oxygen, micro-organisms/methanogens break down organic, biodegradable matter to create biogas and nutrient rich fertiliser. The process is used to treat organic waste such as food waste, waste water and animal manure. The biogas that is harvested can be used to produce heat and electricity or alternatively it can be treated to create biomethane which can be fed direct to
The Scottish Waste Industry Training Competency and Health & Safety (SWITCH) Forum was originally created to support Scotland’s Zero Waste Plan by encouraging the continual improvement of health & safety and workplace skills in the resource management sector. The Forum has two main areas of focus: Health & Safety: Supporting continual improvement in health and safetyEducation, training & Competency: Creating training, learning and development opportunities It is recognised that there is a lack of basic
Albion Awarded Zero Waste Scotland Contract – Supporting the long-term development and functionality of the Scottish Waste Industry Training Competency and Health & Safety (SWITCH) Forum and Passport Scheme The scheme, designed for the resource management industry, will provide quality assured, on-site evidence that individuals have demonstrated an appropriate level of knowledge on health, safety and environmental awareness issues, as determined by SWITCH.  The scheme will provide consistency of standards for safety and induction training,
A one day course covering health, safety and environment for waste operations Aligned to the SWITCH competence frameworkAffiliated with Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS)Ensures staff can demonstrate appropriate levels of Health, Safety & Environmental awareness. This course is designed for employees requiring access to Waste Management sites. Successful completion of appropriate results in EUSR registration for SHEA SWITCH (Waste & Resource Management) or SHEA (Waste & Resource Management) Waste collection: Drivers & Operatives. For more
Are you up to date with current Waste Management Legislation? Albion Environmental Ltd are running our Introduction to Waste Management course at our training Centre in Ayr. We have spaces remaining on our REHIS Introduction to Waste Management Course on 27th February 2019. Guarantee your spot by booking here or contacting john@albion-environmental.co.uk. Jointly awarded with the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS), this course has been designed to provide employees who regularly handle waste
Please join us in welcoming Jane Bond to the team as Project and Business Director to support our continued growth. Jane comes from a background of waste and resource management from both the public and private sector. In her role as Project & Business Director, Jane will assist and direct our team with identifying and developing new business and supporting the delivery of projects. We look forward to working with Jane and in the development