Nettlecombe Farm is committed to the implementation of proactive measures to help protect and sustain the local, national and global environment for the future generations. We recognise the impact of our operations on the environment and aim by increasing the understanding in respect of those activities to minimise detrimental effects that may occur. Our aim is to: Create a safe and clean environment and ensure that environmental issues are kept at the forefront of everyone’s mind and given proper attention at all times.
Fully comply with the law, current legislations and regulations and take a proactive approach to future legal requirements or obligations.
Ensure that all staff have a duty of care for the environment and its habitats and encourage our guests, contactors and suppliers to do the same.
Seek to conserve natural resources by ensuring the responsible use of energy, water and materials whist providing the quality of service expected by our guests.
Measure performance and set objectives that will be regularly revisited with the aim of continual improvement by reducing, reusing or recycling.
Gain support of our customers and ensure that they are made aware of our environmental policy.
Where possibly source products that have minimal environmental impact. These include items such as packaging recyclable products, local sourcing of services and products and energy efficient electrical equipment.
Work with our suppliers and contractors and ensure that they are made aware of our policy and that they have compatible policies for managing their impact on the environment.
Regularly conduct reviews to ensure that we remain compliant with this policy and set to revise targets to ensure continual improvement for the future.
Provide all employees with the information, instructions and training necessary to fulfill this policy.