Waste Management

Our consultants have vast experience working within the waste management industry. It is through our thorough knowledge and understanding of the intricate workings of the industry which best place us to assist your operation in achieving its goals and complying with its obligations. We understand the relationship between operator and regulator and can advise on how to operate in compliance with all relevant legislation.

Our services to the waste management industry range from licence and permit applications, practical facility management, annual returns, general environmental compliance and the implementation of ISO management systems and End of Waste Quality Management Systems.

We have expert knowledge and experience in composting, anaerobic digestion, wood chipping, landfills, materials recovery facilities to include mixed dry recyclables processing and construction and demolition, baling stations, solid recovered fuel (SRF)/ refuse derived fuel processing (RDF) and civic amenity management.

Our experienced consultants can advise on best practice and will provide practical in-house waste management, permit, licence and management system training to your staff. Our team can offer you waste management services with the benefit of first-hand experience of managing all aspects of waste.

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Waste Management Services

We provide tailored solutions to your unique business requirements.

Sustainability Reports

A sustainability report is an organisational report that gives information about economic, environmental, social and governance performance. Enviroguide Consulting can assist you in the compilation of a sustainability report for your business.  

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Waste Management Licence, Industrial Emissions and Permit Applications

Enviroguide Consulting have a team of expert consultants that have vast experience in the area of waste licences, industrial emissions licences, waste facility permit and certificate of registration applications and management. Offering clients  expert advice in relation to the latest legislation and guidelines. We can advise you on the permitting and licensing options available to you based on the nature and scale of your business activities.

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Certificate of Registration Applications

Applications for Certificate of Registrations are made to the relevant Local Authority where a proposed facility is located. Enviroguide Consulting can complete applications and offer all additional services that may be required during the application process such as completion of site layout plans, site location maps, representation and attendance at pre-application meetings, liaising with the local authority on behalf of the client. 

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Waste Collection Permit Applications

Enviroguide Consulting can complete all waste collection permit applications and submit them to the National Waste Collection Permit Office (NWCPO) on your behalf. Our experts can advise you on waste classifications, waste codes, destination facilities, insurances, fit & proper person requirements and declarations. We can also provide waste collection permit training which may be required for new or start up waste businesses. Enviroguide Consulting can assist on all reporting requirements, including end-of-year returns once you receive your waste collection permit. 

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Planning Applications

Enviroguide Consulting offer a range of technical and advisor services when compiling planning applications; from environmental compliance and ecology surveying to stakeholder consultation and engagement. We have experience in Local Authority planning applications as well as An Bord Pleanála Strategic Infrastructure Developments. 

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Environmental Compliance Services

Enviroguide Consulting have a team of expert consultants trained in environmental compliance inspections and services. We can offer compliance inspections for all businesses to include any Local Authority regulated or Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulated facility.

We currently have a vast range of both private and public sector clients who we carry out client specific environmental compliance inspections.

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Environmental Reporting Services (AER, PRTR, Waste Surveys)

Enviroguide Consulting has vast experience in completing annual reports such as Annual Environmental Returns (AERs), Poulltant Release and Transfer Registers (PRTR) and EPA Waste Surveys. We can assist you in completing your reporting requirements by summarising all waste data and environmental monitoring and emissions reporting. 

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End of Waste Quality Management Systems

Enviroguide Consulting can assist you in implementing an End of Waste Quality Management System. We have experience in assisting clients to achieve End of Waste. If you already have a management system in place, we can offer gap analysis audits to international standards requirements, pre-assessment and internal audits. A gap analysis will determine the degree of conformance of your organisation’s management systems to the requirements of a specification or standard as well as the end of waste criteria. A gap analysis is mainly a document review or a “show me the evidence” activity, evidence which will assist you in identifying any gaps in conformance to the ISO9001:2015 Quality Standard and End of Waste Criteria.

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Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001:2015)

Enviroguide Consulting understand the difficulties and benefits of implementing environmental management systems and we can guide you through the entire process. We can create the system to tailor to your specific business assisting in design of elements of your management system such as procedures, forms, registers, key performance indicators (KPI’s), objectives and process mapping. We also provide a training solution for your staff on the use and maintenance of your management system.

If you have an environmental management system in place Enviroguide Consulting can offer a gap analysis which will determine the degree of conformance of your organisation’s management systems to the requirements of a specification or standard.

A gap analysis is mainly a document review or a “show me the evidence” activity, evidence which will assist you in identifying any gaps in conformance to the ISO14001:2015 Environmental Standard.

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Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001:2015)

Enviroguide Consulting understand the difficulties and benefits of implementing quality management systems and we can guide you through the entire process. We can create the system to tailor to your specific business assisting in design of elements of your management system such as procedures, forms, registers, key performance indicators (KPI’s), objectives and process mapping. We also provide a training solution for your staff on the use and maintenance of your management system.

If you have a quality management system in place Enviroguide Consulting can offer a gap analysis which will determine the degree of conformance of your organisation’s management systems to the requirements of a specification or standard.

A gap analysis is mainly a document review or a “show me the evidence” activity, evidence which will assist you in identifying any gaps in conformance to the ISO9001:2015 Quality Standard.

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Operating Control Procedures

Enviroguide Consulting have a wealth of experience in the design and creation of operating control procedures across a range of different industries. We can design operating control procedures sepcific to your business needs and in line with international standards for management systems (ISO9001:2015 and ISO14001:2015).

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Closure Management Plans (Decommissioning Management Plans)

A closure plan or Closure, Restoration and Aftercare Management Plan (CRAMP) is usually completed in conjunction with an Environmental Liabilities Risk Assessment (ELRA). A CRAMP calculates costings that deal with site decommissioning and known liabilities for the facility at closure. Our senior consultants can complete fully costed ELRA and CRAMPs for facilities.

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Environmental Liabilities Risk Assessment (ELRA)

The purpose of the European Community Environmental Liability Regulations is to establish a framework of environmental liability based on the 'polluter-pays' principle, to prevent and remedy environmental damage.

Environmental Liability Risk Assessment (ELRA) considers the risk of unplanned events occurring during the operation of a facility that could result in unknown liabilities. Enviroguide Consulting provides a systematic approach to the assessment and management of Environmental Liabilities in order to comply with Licence and permit conditions for ELRA and Financial Provisions.

The ELRA process for identifies risks and determines the worst case scenario for an establishment. The worst case scenario for the activity is quantified and costed for the purposes of a financial provision. We can assist you in finalising and agreeing your financial provision with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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Air Dispersion Modelling (AERMOD)

Enviroguide Consulting have completed odour dispersion modelling assessments for a range of facilities throughout Ireland as part of the EPA Licence Applications process. Our consultants are trained and experienced in the use of the USEPA approved modelling software AERMOD. We can assist companies in achieving compliance with all relevant legislation and regulations.

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Site Layout Plans

Enviroguide Consulting's engineering team can prepare site layout plans for your facility or development. We can carry out specific site surveys such as topographical surveys for detailed site layout plans to include site levels and elevations. 

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Odour Impact Assessment / Odour Management Plans

Enviroguide Consulting have a team of trained environmental consultants who are qualified to undertake Odour Nuisance Assessments in accordance with EPA Air Guidance Note 5 (AG5). We can provide you with an independent assessment of your facility with regards to odour nuisance and offer best practice solutions for odour management on site. We can assist you in the design of odour management plans and odour control procedures.

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Fire Water Retention Risk Assessment

Enviroguide Consulting has prepared Fire Water Retention Risk Assessments for a range of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) licensed facilities in accordance with the EPA requirements and current guidelines ensuring licence compliance for our clients.

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Specified Engineering Works Applications

Enviroguide Consulting can assist you in the design and drawings for your specified engineering works in accordance with your Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Licence.  

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Technical Amendment and Review Applications

Enviroguide Consulting has a broad range of experience in the compilation of technical amendments and review applications to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for different indsutries. We can carry out a scoping exercise to determine the nature of the amendments required.  

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Training - Waste Collection Permit, Management Systems, Permits, EPA Licence Training, Waste Management, Environmental Workshops, Sustainability Workshops

Enviroguide Consulting has a team of FETAC qualified trainers who have been involved in designing and delivering environmental training across an array of industries in both the public and private sector.  We can tailor any environmental training to suit your company's needs, examples of training include  Environmental Awareness, Waste Licence Training, Industrial Emissions Training, Management of Waste, Waste Classification and List of Waste (LoW), Management Systems for Quality, Health and Safety and Environmental Management Systems.

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Soil and Waste Classification

Enviroguide Consulting has the necessary expertise to provide our clients with a comprehensive range of waste classification services including soil waste classification and management services. 

We offer our clients practical soil waste management solutions that are cost-effective and compliant with Waste Management Legislation. Our services include on-site soil sample collection and laboratory analysis (including contaminant assessment and WAC suites), waste classification assessment in accordance with the EWC (European Waste Catalogue 2002) based on EC Regulation 1272/2008 on the Classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP) and latest Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidance. 

We will also prepare detailed soil waste management plans including excavation plans highlighting areas for inert, non-hazardous and hazardous disposal routes to enable our clients to effectively manage soil waste from construction and demolition sites in compliance with Waste Management Legislation.

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Landfill Remediation

Enviroguide Consulting offer specialist and cost-effective solutions to the assessment and potential remediation options for landfill sites. Offering clients the knowledge of the latest legislation and guidelines, we can conduct a robust feasibility study, including the potential environmental liabilities and costs of remediation, considering both pre and post development constraints. As well as the landfill remediation, Enviroguide Consulting can offer ongoing environmental monitoring and compliance, whether it is landfill gas, groundwater monitoring, ecological consultancy or waste management.

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Waste Facility Management Services

Enviroguide Consulting has a team of senior consultants who have experience managing a range of waste management facilities for both Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and local authority regulated sites. It is our thorough knowledge and understanding of the intricate workings of the industry which best place us to assist your operation in achieving its goals and complying with its obligations. We understand the relationship between operator and regulator and can advise on how to operate in compliance with all relevant legislation. 

Our experienced consultants can advise on best practice and can provide waste management facility inspections / audits to assess compliance with the benefit of first-hand experience of managing all aspects of waste management.

We have expert knowledge and experience in composting, anaerobic digestion, wood chipping, landfills, materials recovery facilities to include mixed dry recyclables processing and construction and demolition, baling stations, solid recovered fuel (SRF)/ refuse derived fuel processing (RDF), civic amenity management.

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Landfill Gas Monitoring

Enviroguide Consulting has a team of trained environmental consultants who are qualified to carry out landfill gas monitoring. Senior staff members have completed training on the Practical Management and Control of Landfill Gas with the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM).

We can offer comprehensive advice on landfill gas management treatment systems, landfill gas infrastructure, practical operations and monitoring.

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