Environmental Protection Scotland (EPS) brings together individuals and organisations across the public, private and voluntary sectors to discuss and promote ideas, knowledge and solutions to achieve our aim of a cleaner, quieter, healthier and sustainable Scotland. EPS is active and influential in the fields of air quality, land quality, noise and are at the fore of emerging environmental issues, including working towards sustainable development for a resilient Scotland. We will work to deliver those topics as a means to protect and improve public health, tackle climate change and address sustainable development.
The SCLF encourages and promotes the effective and sustainable reuse of brownfield land, particularly land affected by contamination. We seek to positively contribute to future economic growth and improved quality of life for people and communities in Scotland whilst protecting and enhancing the environment. We are a membership organisation established to bring together brownfield professionals and interested parties to promote and develop best practice principles and procedures in the industry in Scotland. Our members are drawn from the public and private sector including regulators, consultants, land owners, contractors, and service providers as well as academia. We run regular webinars, face to face meetings and an annual conference to facilitate and widen access to the dissemination of knowledge in the land contamination sector which will benefit members and the wider public.
The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS) is an independent, self-financing registered Scottish charity whose main objectives are for the benefit of the community to promote the advancement of Environmental Health by: stimulating general interest in and disseminating knowledge concerning Environmental Health; promoting education & training in matters relating to Environmental Health; & maintaining, by examination or otherwise, high standards of professional practice & conduct on the part of Environmental Health Officers in Scotland.
The Scottish Property Federation is the voice of the real estate industry in Scotland. We work with our members to support a diverse, successful and sustainable real estate industry recognised for the contribution it makes to society. Our membership is industry wide, so we provide unparalleled opportunities for networking and sharing good practice, and we can provide government and regulators with an authoritative perspective on the issues facing real estate and how we can support communities across the country.
We are the UK trade association for those who drill holes in the ground, manufacture/
supply drilling rigs & equipment, or supply services to the geotechnical and ground investigation industry. Our members cover: ground investigation; mineral exploration; water-well activities; ground consolidation; quarry drilling; geothermal drilling; directional drilling; ground anchors; piling; laboratory testing; training; specialist insurance services; geotechnical consultancy; drilling rig & equipment supply. We do not however include drilling for oil and gas.
The Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) represents the interests of piling, foundation and geotechnical contractors across the UK, promoting the highest levels of technical ability, quality and safety and it sets standards for the whole sector. Through its Associate Membership scheme, which extends to include consulting engineers, the FPS also represents associated geotechnical trades, sectors and plant manufacturers in their members supply chain that have a shared interest in the common goals and aims of the FPS.