Long chimney manage the effect our business has within the Environment in the best possible sustainable manner.
Long chimney is commited to continuous improvement
Long chimney is commited to raising the awareness of employees with regard to green issues and how they can help.
Long chimney monitors the progress and reviews enviromental performance on a regular basis.
Long chimney will adhere to the minimum requirement as set out in Environmental Law to comply with a duty of care for the disposal of waste products.
Long chimney provide a substantial visitor information pack with details of walks, wildlife parks, public transport, flora & fauna indigenous to our site including cycle routes and comprehensive info on countryside and coastal events. Erection of nesting boxes, record birds/wildlife sighted at Long chimney. We have bird species and insects that are uniquely attracted to our ponds.
Long chimney minimises waste by providing waste separation facilities on site so that Glass, Aluminium, Tin, Cardboard and Plastics can be recycled. We Compost Garden & Kitchen waste, please use the food waste caddy supplied in the kitchen and deposit in the Green Joanna.
Long chimney comprehensive guest pack includes information on Farmers Markets, Organic Food Suppliers, Local suppliers of eggs, cakes, cheese and recommends restaurants and pubs and things to do in the West Country. There are free information leaflets/transport timetables and O/S maps can be borrowed.
Long chimney uses local consumer suppliers and only uses local trades companies for maintenance of the cottages. We use Ecofriendly cleaning products.
Long chimney has installed timers on electrical fittings where applicable and all light bulbs are 90% Energy Saving, both cottages have 2 showers per cottage so that water may be conserved as an alternative to using the baths in each cottage. Appliances are AAA rated, water saving device in cisterns, water butts for outside flower watering. During renovation the Builders used high density insulation within floor, roof and wall voids. Door seals and Pilkington Insulight double glazing, reducing solar heat gain yet improving energy efficiency, fitted throughout. Our sun beds and drinks tables are manufactured from recycled plastic and the wooden picnic tables kite marked FSC. We recommend Green Taxi companies.
Long chimney has established wildlife of all kinds, we are members of Devon Wildlife Trust the only organisation exclusively concerned with all aspects of wildlife conservation in Devon. Our hedge rows and ponds are a wildlife delight. We have information on local environmental projects, guided walks, nature reserves etc.
Long chimney's object is to minimise the harmful effects but to maximise the beneficial influences our own activities have on the environment.
We welcome all objective comments, support, participation, and suggestions from our clients staying with us as to improve our environmental policy and protect the environment to its maximum.
Long chimney is committed to the forgoing statement and is proud of achieving GOLD award from GTBS .
Longchimney is a member of DEBI (Devon Environmental Business Initiative).
Non of our waste goes to Landfill we use, ZERO TO LANDFILL "ZERO HEROES'" dcw.co.uk Exeter based.