Marine View Guest House
Ø Reducing - Waste where possible by thinking about what we buy and how we use it. Non-essential documents and emails will not be printed. We will annually review which internal documents and external publications are essential, if they are not they will be cancelled thus reducing waste and saving money. We will ensure all our printing and photocopying is done double-sided.
Ø Re-use - Wherever possible by trying to find a second life for items especially paper and office stationery. Scrap paper will be used for taking messages and writing notes.
Ø Recycle - All paper, card, glass; plastic bottles and tins. Inkjet cartridges will be refilled or recycled. If furniture or IT equipment is being replaced then “Marine View” will seek to have those items reused or recycled. We will use/support social economy organisations to recycle materials as appropriate.
Ø Buy Recycled - We will endeavour to change all disposable products used in bedrooms, bathrooms, public and private areas to recycled/bio-degradable items, any additional purchasing costs will be balanced against reduced consumption.
Ø Purchase Fair Trade and Environmentally Sound Goods - In particular sourcing of food and drinks supplies from local suppliers where possible.
Ø Minimize Use of Energy, Water & Other Resources - In its day to day running. For example lights and equipment will be switched on only when needed and not out of routine. We have fitted flow restrictor valves to all taps.
Ø Reduce Pollution, Waste and Emissions - By using refillable eco-friendly cleaning products, paper products and toiletries. Not using our own car for short journeys unless absolutely necessary.
Ø Raise Awareness - By keeping up to date on environmental issues and encouraging our customers to be more environmentally sensitive.
Ø Future plans - We plan to continue monitoring water and energy consumption in order to reduce our environmental impact as much as possible. We are continually looking for ways to reduce our ‘Environmental Impact’ however small or large they may be.
Ø Be a Greener Visitor - We would like you to help us with this by checking out the green section in the folders in our rooms.
Ø We have joined the Green Tourism Business Scheme as an indicator of our sustainable practices.
Ian & Virginia Rees