While the industrial sector is just part of the total pollution risk to Canterbury’s environment, the region’s businesses still have a serious responsibility to prevent pollution. This is because many of the materials that industries use have the potential to cause environmental damage.
Pollution prevention guide
Our guide is for any business that has chemicals or bulk products, a storm water drain, a waste skip or left-over materials and/or facilities for washing down product or machinery.
Pollution prevention in construction
Click here to see our Builders Pocket Guide website, offering specific advice on pollution prevention in the construction industry.
Learn about spill management
Take the time to plan where materials are stored and have the right equipment and procedures in place to deal with any spills as soon as they happen.
- For specific advice from a Pollution Prevention Officer, ring customer services on 03 353 9007 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- View the Erosion and Sediment Control website, a practical toolbox to help you minimise the adverse effects of erosion and sedimentation during construction projects.