Japanese knotweed clearance construction sites

The UK Construction Week is just a few days away

Have you booked your tickets yet?

Environet will be exhibiting at the UK Construction Week, which starts this coming Tuesday. 

Make sure you visit our stand and speak to the knotweed experts, who will be able to answer all your Japanese knotweed related questions. 

You can find us on stand B3/336.

We will also be giving away a magnum of champagne, to enter just drop your business card into the bowl when visiting our stand!

Japanese knotweed flowers

The Business Magazine: ‘Environet warns about Japanese knotweed’

Published on 11th October 2016 on The Business Magazine website.

A property owner was planning to start work on an extension to the back of his house, when an infestation of Japanese knotweed was discovered in his garden. Not only had the knotweed been previously unsuccessfully treated with herbicides, causing new stunted growth which cannot be treated again herbicides; but the tenants had mowed the original area of knotweed, spreading it to other parts of the garden.

Japanese knotweed with white flowers

Eagle Radio ‘Japanese knotweed could cost you thousands’ features Environet

Featured on 2nd October 2016 on Eagle Radio. 

Nic Seal, Managing Director of Environet, was interviewed for Eagle Radio, which aired on Sunday.

Japanese knotweed was of course the topic of discussion. Costing the UK economy £166 million a year to deal with, this invasive plant grows extremely quickly, and if left untreated, can cause property damage. 

Bindweed - a plant often mistaken for Japanese knotweed

Plants commonly mistaken for Japanese knotweed

Japanese knotweed can halt mortgage applications, so it’s important it’s identified correctly. 

A lot of the calls we receive are from anxious homeowners and potential buyers, who have spotted a suspicious looking plant that has grown rapidly, wasn’t there last year and they’ve been told by a friend that it may be knotweed.

Eco-Innovation Awards Winner

Eco-Innovation Awards Scheme report by winner in First News

Published on 3rd June 2016 in First News, the only weekly newspaper for young people.

Our Eco-Innovations Awards scheme that launched last year at the Moat School features in the latest edition of First News. This newspaper is read by two million 7 to 14 year olds. 

Miles Bloomfield, one of the pupils who took part in the awards, speaks about his experience.

Environet Schools Eco Innovation Awards

Schools Eco-Innovation Awards featured in London Weekly News Article 'Join in our great green giveaway'

Schools Eco-Innovation Scheme mentioned in the London Weekly News, 3rd May 2016.

Last year we launched the Schools Eco-Innovation Awards Scheme at the Moat School in Fulham. This scheme is designed to harness the brainpower of children with learning difficulties. 

The award is supported by Kevin McCloud, MBE. 

Japanese knotweed new shoots

Surrey Advertiser, Guildford Edition - Knotty Problem

Published on Friday 22nd April 2016 in the Surrey Advertiser, Guildford Edition.

Environet, a Japanese knotweed removal company based in Send, warns local residents to look out for Japanese knotweed. 

This plant, which lays dormant over the winter has remerged, thanks to the mild and wet winter. 

House sellers should be aware that there is now a legal duty to declare if the property has had Japanese knotweed.

Advice for Professional Advisors on removing Japanese knotweed

Professional Advisors - What you need to know about Japanese knotweed

As part of our service, we offer guidance for Professional Advisors.

In this blog we will explain our simple approach to removing Japanese knotweed, demonstrating how we can help you give your client all the information they need. Japanese knotweed should be treated by specialists, who can provide an insurance backed guarantee with their work.  

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