New Agricultural Report – What are the 5 main environmental risks associated with agricultural land uses?

Agricultural land uses and farming take many forms; arable and pastoral, and/or organic and intensive. Although farming has moved in recent years towards more organic methods, intensive farming methods are still very common and widely used commercially[1]. The agricultural activities at intensive farms can pose a variety of risks to the surrounding environment through contamination...

Marine litter, what is it and what it does to the environment

Being based in Brighton and a stone’s throw from the beach, Groundsure is in an envious position to many. However all too often litter can spoil the beauty of our beaches, something it is all too easy to observe being so close to the sea. In this blog post we investigate the phenomenon, where it...

Toxic dumping in the UK

The concept of nuclear waste being dumped in the UK may sound like something out of science fiction or an episode of The Simpsons, however this is in fact not a new phenomenon in the UK and the consequences may be more severe on the UK’s environment than the occasional three eyed fish. There is...

Waste: does recycling really work? And are landfills really that bad?

We are born, we live and we die. A quite simplified view on life. But during the whole mysterious circle of life there is something continually emerging: rubbish, a lot of rubbish. And a lot of our individual rubbish is known as Municipal Solid Waste (MSW). World Bank defines MSW as: “Waste that includes non-hazardous...

Three new search reports from Groundsure

Groundsure continues to move the searches market forward with an ongoing dedication to customer focused reports and is delighted to reveal three new products all launching on Monday 11th February. All of the new products incorporate the Avista report standards in terms of design, layout and navigation – helping conveyancers get to the information they...