Management of environmental protection in defence (JSP 418)

JSP 418 provides the MOD with the direction and guidance on meeting Environmental Protection legislation/Regulations obligations.


Leaflet 03: waste management (revised Jun 2023)

JSP 418: master glossary (revised June 2023)


Part 1: directive

Part 1 directive provides the direction that must be followed in accordance with statute or policy mandated by defence or on defence by central government.

Part 2: guidance

Part 2 guidance consists of a number of leaflets providing guidance and best practice that will assist the user to comply with the directive(s) detailed in Part 1. The Part 2 leaflets provide guidance on how Commanding Officers or Heads of Establishment in the Commands, Head Office, Defence Nuclear Organisation and the Enabling Organisations comply with regulatory or policy requirements.

Published 1 September 2010
Last updated 26 February 2024 + show all updates
  1. Added Leaflet 10: legacy shipwrecks.

  2. Added 'Leaflet 09: environmetal protection on MOD overseas estate and activities', 'Leaflet 11: retention of environmental protection records' and 'JSP 418: master glossary', and updated 'Leaflet 03: waste management (revised June 2023)'.

  3. Updated 'Leaflet 05: hazardous substance and restricted materials' and 'Leaflet 07: ozone depleting substances leaflet'.

  4. Added updated leaflets 3 and 5

  5. Added updated Part 2 guidance and parts 6 and 7.

  6. Updated Part 2.

  7. Updated the JSP with the new 'directive' and 'guidance' documents.

  8. First published.