Odour advice for businesses
Find out how you can prevent and manage odour from your business.
Your business can produce odour across many different activities, for example:
Some examples of businesses that need to manage odour include:
When not appropriately managed, odour can impact the environment and community in many ways. This includes:
Eliminating or reducing the risks of harm from odour in a structured way will help you:
Not eliminating or reducing your environmental risk could mean you face cleanup costs, lost work time, legal fees, fines and criminal charges.
Businesses must make sure that any odour from their activities or premises doesn’t impact the local community. This includes being responsible for contractors or tradespeople they may hire.
There are laws that cover air pollution and air quality.
Reviewed 2 October 2020