Guide to Unit 3
Unit 2 you recognised and assessed the environmental impacts
of your workplace. Now you are going to do something about
those impacts. The main aim of this Unit is to carry out improvements
in environmental practice at work. You will be guided through
the various steps to take to prepare and carry out practices
that reduce environmental impacts.
This Unit should take about about a month to complete allowing
4-5 hrs per week. Allow several hours to read through all
the materials and follow up the various web sites.
You will find out how various environmental principles are
applied to reducing environmental impacts. You will be asked
to turn these environmental principles into environmental
you will look to see if your organisation has made any environmental
improvements already that correspond to any of the nine environmental
You may have picked up some principles in your Plantmark of
Unit 2, or you may have identified improvements elsewhere,
e.g. starting a waste minimisation system.
You will be asked to analyse how these principles are being
used to reduce environmental impacts.
You will decide which of the nine environmental principles
you want to promote and explain why.
will help you to use chosen principles and apply them by creating
environmental practices for reducing impacts.
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