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Top Tips on becoming a Green Tourism Business

Take it one issue at a time - don’t think you have to do everything suggested or be intimidated by the information – you will be surprised how much you are already doing

  • Make it work for your particular circumstances
  • Start with the basics – just recycling your packaging or swapping to low energy light bulbs helps
  • use local products and promote walking and cycling activities to visitor
  • Swap to eco friendly cleaning products – white vinegar is cheap!
  • Form a group – not only can you bulk buy products to reduce costs you can share ideas and make new friends
  • Visit similar businesses that have already gone green and learn first hand or attend a free workshop – learn and save money
  • Promote your green credentials – they are a great marketing tool.
  • Be open to new ideas
  • Don’t let the cost of accreditation put you off there’s a lot of help out there
  • Dont delay just go for it…….

 


 

The following websites may also be useful:

Direct from Dorset link will open in new window - local foods
www.energysavingstrust.co.uk link will open in new window - ways to save on your energy costs
www.thegreenorganisation.info link will open in new window - promoting the positive side of environmental endeavour
www.environment-agency.gov.uk link will open in new window - advice on how look after the environment 
Wrap link will open in new window - Recycling Guidance
Fair Trade Information link will open in new window
Regen South West link will open in new window
Lush - local, environmentally friendly and luxury bathroom and beauty products.
Chalk and Cheese  link will open in new window - buy, eat, live Dorset 
Envision link will open in new window - for environmental support to small to medium size businesses in the South West to include bottom line efficiency saving, staff culture change, leveraging new business oportunities and environmental audit.
Sustainability South West link will open in new window
The Green Blue link will open in new window - advice for Marine and water based Businesses
Recycling Electronic Waste link will open in new window
Recyling Guide link will open in new window
Borough of Poole Greener Living advice link will open in new window
Eco Friendly Lighting link will open in new window

 

 

 

 
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