Wyevale Nurseries gains environmental accreditation

The Environmental Management System Accreditation standard ISO 14001 has been awarded to Wyevale Nurseries.

It recognises the company's work in achieving numerous key environmental goals including:

  • Operating in an environmentally-sensitive manner
  • Reducing waste to landfill, 50% reduction in two years
  • Improving recycling
  • Reduction in chemical usage
  • Reduction in energy usage

The award was presented by British Standards Institution's (BSi) Duncan Rainy-Brown to key members of the Wyevale team.

All Wyevale staff have been involved in the improvements which were led by company directors and environmental representative Alison Watts.

The BSi inspectors commended Wyevale's management of waste segregation at the nursery, identifying it as achieving "a particularly high standard."


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