Category: Sustainability


ACD Environmental created the landscape masterplans, detailed landscape proposals and construction details for the new country park at the Minerva Heights development to the west of Chichester. On 22nd April we were invited to the official opening day local residents were welcomed to the park by Miller Homes, a brass ... Read More
3rd May 2022ACD Environmental


Despite legal protection (Protection of Badgers Act 1992), 105,960 badgers were culled in the UK during 2018–2020 as part of bovine tuberculosis control measures, with licences currently issued to remove up to a further 75,930 badgers commencing 1 June 2021. Nevertheless, developments interfering with badger setts still require a licence from Natural England, often necessitating that ... Read More
29th March 2022ACD Environmental


Since the industrial revolution began in the 1800s, our farming industry has been steadily picking up speed as our population grows and food demands increase. This means that more hedgerows and wildflower meadows are being lost to intensive food production. Chemicals are used to kill and control weeds, but are ... Read More
22nd March 2022ACD Environmental


Ever wondered why robins are so tame when you’re digging up your garden? It is because they have evolved to interact with wild boars which are very good at ripping up the soil and revealing tasty worms and insects’ within the soil.  Both of which are robins’ main food sources. Different ... Read More
15th March 2022ACD Environmental



ACD Garden

Back in July 2021, we started the ACD Garden project. Behind our main office was a piece of forgotten ground, between farm buildings, just full of rubble and weeds. July 2021 A few of us started weeding, digging & bringing in cuttings or spare plants from our gardens. Basically, using the odd ... Read More
11th March 2022ACD Environmental


Did you know that today is World Wildlife Day? This year’s theme is ‘recovering key species for ecosystem restoration and to celebrate this, we wanted to share with you the importance and conservation of the European stag beetle. You may not realise what an important role this insect has in ... Read More
3rd March 2022ACD Environmental



Carbon Literacy Training

Earlier this week ACD undertook a company-wide Carbon Literacy training day.   This event aimed to raise awareness of carbon emissions from our activities and the impact of those emissions affects our everyday activities - including running a business. We have all heard on the news recently that the UK Government has ... Read More
8th October 2021ACD Environmental