B and B has made a serious commitment to ensure that
its operations make an impact on
We operate our business in an Environmentally sensitive
way. Ensuring that all Environmental legislation apply.
I am pleased to announce that Beechwood has joined the
Green tourism Business scheme. (Silver Accreditation)
is becoming a more Eco friendly B and B.
21 solar panels fitted to south roof for electricity
Power saving lights throughout.
Wood burner in lounge.
Thermostatic controls fitted
to all radiators.
rated appliances are bought.
Water efficient washing machine (30
Water butts outside front and back to water flowers.
Monitoring of water ( signs in all
rooms to save water).
Monitoring waste and Recycling.
Monitoring travel and transport.
Green information available to customers.
Green laundry practices.
Triple glazing fitted all upstairs last year. Double
Power downs fitted to Tv's and computers, so if left
on standby will switch off in 30 seconds.
Natural products used for cleaning (chlorine free).
All plastics, cardboard and bottles recycled weekly.
Locally produced food and drink.
Fair Trade (downloadable
Word document 12mb).
Everything is done electronically to save paper.
All batteries are re-chargeable.
Use less paper in marketing.
Electrical items/mobile phones all re-cycled.
Information on public transport, and walks.
Cycle hire information.
Car free activities.
Garden. wildlife encouraged. All
trees in garden planted to encourage wild- life. Information
available about nature related attractions. The garden
is mulched every year with recycled wood chips. Old railway
sleepers have been used to extend the decking.
Bird food containers around the garden.
Letter box used every year for nesting. Postman encouraged
not to use letter box during nesting time.
Towels and bedding signs in rooms, to encourage guests
to decide when they need bedding and towels changed.
Bins in all rooms are emptied according to the waste
to be re-cycled.