Environmental activities

Wilton Park environmental policy statement

There are a number of measures that we have undertaken to maximise our recycling and reuse policy. Some examples of these are as follows:

Recycle – reuse

  • Recycled paper is used for printing
  • Recycled products include paper, newspapers, printer toners, stamps, aluminium cans, glass, china, cooking fat, batteries, light bulbs, cardboard
  • Food waste is composted

Electricity

  • Biomass boiler using wood from Wiston Estate reduces our gas oil use
  • Green, renewable electricity tariff
  • Low energy, halogen or LED light bulbs have been fitted in most bathrooms
  • Motion sensor lights have been fitted in the men’s toilets
  • Low energy bulbs are used where possible

Water

  • We bottle our own water
  • Camel head showers have been fitted
  • Hippo systems reduce the amount of water in toilet cisterns

Other

  • Produce – fruit, vegetables, herbs and flowers are grown on site
  • Beehives are on site to produce honey for sale through the Wiston Estate
  • Fairtrade produce is provided in the bedrooms and bathrooms
  • Food and drink is sourced from local suppliers
  • Local service providers are used
  • Biodegradable cleaning products are used
  • Group travel from airports is used for Wilton Park conferences
  • Klargester sewage treatment system with a secondary reed bed system