Be inspired by what others are doing

Read about or watch videos showcasing what other leisure and hospitality businesses in Dorset are doing to become more sustainable.

Lowering energy use

Waterside Holiday Park case study shows how they lowered their energy bills, which will result in an annual saving of £16,000 a year in energy costs. They received a project grant from Low Carbon Dorset of £35,636.75.

Bridport Leisure Centre case study contains information about installing LED lighting with £3,400 saved annually in energy costs. They received a project grant from Low Carbon Dorset of £5,210.60.

Reducing plastic waste

Persuasion in Lyme Regis are reducing their plastic waste - hear about the benefits and what ideas they have implemented.

Albany Guest House in Lyme Regis talks about their experience on reducing plastics as well as saving energy and water.

Recycling more

Marsham Court Hotel have implemented a recycling scheme which has reduced 3 tonnes of waste going to landfill each month.

Electric Vehicles

Silverlake Dorset which are part of the Habitats First Group have purchased electric buggies for their maintenance and housekeeping teams, plus installed electric car charging points and purchased electric cars for their sales teams.

Eco-friendly business policies

Dorset House Lyme have implemented many changes to the running of their B&B which you can read about on their website. They are a Green Tourism Gold Award winner.

Southern Breeze Lodge in Southbourne have already implemented a Green Policy and have plans to continue to lower their carbon footprint. They are a Green Tourism Silver Award winner.