Protecting our way of life

Protecting the environment and the people who live and work in it, for a better way of life.

What's happening

Consultation

Feedback sought on new Stockholm and Rotterdam Convention chemicals

We are seeking your views on a proposed ban on new persistent organic pollutants, and new requiremen...

Alert

Microbeads ban: is your product affected?

From 7 June 2018 onwards, it is illegal to manufacture or sell some products containing microbeads.

Consultation

Request for feedback on our risk assessment guide

We’re sharing information about how we evaluate the risks and benefits of hazardous substances.

Consultation

Proposal to combat horehound

Have your say on an application to introduce two moths to combat horehound.