How these regulations will affect you will depend on the size and type of your business, as well as the sector you operate in and the process you have in place
The good news is that there are various grants and soft loans available to businesses to help you comply with these regulations
The European Regional Development Fund is offering £3.8 million in funding to help UK companies reduce waste, develop sustainable technologies, and focus on sustainable procurement.
Along with 0% loans from the Carbon Trust Borrow between £3,000 and £500,000 interest free to modernise your business and make energy savings by replacing old and inefficient equipment
There are also many regional and local allowances and support to help your business become green, ask your local Business Link for details
Brighter Directions run a consultancy service to help you cut costs for your business, including efficiency and running costs from as little as £200, for more information, please visit the website