Environmental measures and intiatives presentation v2 jan 2011 (hf000001393614)

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Environmental measures and intiatives presentation v2 jan 2011 (hf000001393614)

  1. 1. Environmental measures and initiatives
  2. 2. <ul><li>Corporations demanding good Corporate Social Responsibility credentials – CSR committee formed </li></ul><ul><li>Initiatives already in place included: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bicycles available for guest use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guests encouraged to visit the New Forest and other local areas of interest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Glass and cooking oil recycling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plantations set aside for woodland development </li></ul></ul>Early days
  3. 3. <ul><ul><li>Native tree planting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Log piles to encourage insects etc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Managing the Water Garden wetland wildlife area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bird and bat boxes made from wine crates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local products, suppliers and contractors given preference and used as much as possible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Double glazing and a high standard of thermal insulation throughout </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rain and spring water capture </li></ul></ul>Early days
  4. 4. <ul><li>CSR committee membership widened </li></ul><ul><li>Employee awareness campaign </li></ul><ul><li>Estate tour, jogging routes and beach walk established </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Green Employee award </li></ul><ul><li>Literature and letters sent by email whenever possible </li></ul><ul><li>1 st Carbon Trust survey </li></ul>Easy next steps
  5. 5. <ul><li>Cardboard and ‘bin liner’ compactors </li></ul><ul><li>Kitchen waste composting bays </li></ul><ul><li>Client newsletters, brochures and promotional literature printed on recycled paper using approved inks </li></ul><ul><li>Pipework and plant re-insulation programmes </li></ul><ul><li>Sophisticated irrigation system </li></ul><ul><li>Closed loop garden equipment wash-off system </li></ul>Thought, effort & investment
  6. 6. <ul><li>GTBS Silver award </li></ul><ul><li>Employee enthusiasm and knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>2 nd Carbon Trust survey </li></ul><ul><li>Low volume toilet cisterns/flush water saving devices </li></ul><ul><li>Renewed focus on low energy lighting now that technology allowing a wider choice </li></ul><ul><li>Utility usage logged </li></ul>Now
  7. 7. <ul><li>Public relations </li></ul><ul><li>Staff appeal </li></ul><ul><li>Improved green credentials </li></ul><ul><li>The ‘feel good’ factor </li></ul><ul><li>Cost saving </li></ul>Benefits
  8. 8. <ul><li>Biomass heating system feasibility study </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships with local charities </li></ul><ul><li>Proposed new Lodge buildings to be constructed from sustainable timber - Targeting an ‘A’ Energy Performance Certificate </li></ul><ul><li>Planning application for Estate Yard redevelopment includes for rainwater harvesting and solar panels </li></ul>Future focus

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