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You must demonstrate environmental best practice when you apply to EPA for a works approval.

Best practice means taking all practicable steps, considering technical, logistical and financial resources. 

This shows us your business is managing its emissions and discharges to the environment in the right way.

Our Demonstrating best practice (publication 1517.1) guideline gives information on:

  • how EPA assesses best practice
  • how to show you’re complying with best practice requirements.

Read next 

Demonstrating best practice guidance 


Reviewed 28 October 2019