Our Green Directory

Illustration entitled "Go Green"

A show-case of green initiatives being undertaken by local businesses and other organisations in the Crediton area.

If you'd like your organisation to be included just send me (contact details at the bottom of this page) a bullet list of the energy-saving and/or environmental improvements which you are making together with your logo and we'll do the rest..


Logo for Adams Home Hardware

Adams Home Hardware

Sell low-energy lightbulbs Minimise travel for deliveries Recycle cardboard and scrap metal Employ mostly local staff who walk to work Use paper bags for smaller items. ...

Logo for Brighter Working

Brighter Working

We are committed to reducing our carbon footprint and seek to continually improve our energy efficiency. We generate solar power from our roof Energy efficient heating (air-source heat pumps) Low energy light bulbs throughout Only use recycled printer paper Re-use and Recycle all pap ...

Logo for the Bulworthy Project

Bulworthy Project

All of our electricity is generated by solar power. All of our heating and hot water are generated by wood and solar. The food for our Barbecue Cafe is sourced from small local farms. The fuel for our Barbecue Cafe is our own charcoal. The charcoal that we produce is from sustainable forestry ...

Logo for Crediton Benefice Community

Crediton Benefice Community & Boniface Centre

PRESENT POSITION: Low energy lighting in both Crediton and Sandford Churches Improved control of gas heating in Crediton Church Solar pv panels installed at Boniface Centre - 36,750kw generated so far and 56.7 tons of CO2 avoided Energy efficient hand dryers installed at Boniface Centre ...

Logo for the Crediton Coffee Company

Crediton Coffee Company

Crediton Coffee Company is committed to sourcing its coffee and milk from sustainable farms, packaging from recycled and recyclable materials and maintaining a low carbon footprint through use of low energy roasting equipment and low energy lighting. Low energy LED, dimmable lighting through the ...

Logo for Crediton Community Bookshop

Crediton Community Bookshop

Ensuring recycling/re-use of all packing Encouraging prudent use of photocopying as appropriate Using biodegradable bags for customer purchases when paper isn't sufficient if customers require any packaging at all Using crockery or biodegradable cups etc for any events we run rather than plasti ...

Logo for Crediton Dairy

Crediton Dairy

Targets set in 2008 for achievement by 2015. We are on track to achieve these and are in the process of setting ourselves new targets for the next 5 - 10 year period. To reduce energy consumption by 20% and increase energy consumption from renewable sources by 10% To reduce water consumption by ...

Logo for Dan Murch

Dan Murch-Seage

I heat my workshop using waste offcuts of the wood I use when building my furniture. Where possible I produce paperless quotations and billing. I recycle and reuse as much timber as possible. I only use reclaimed timbers or new timbers from sustainable sources. I keep my client base local to m ...

Logo for The Devon Chef

The Devon Chef

Source most ingredients from Devon producers Most food waste goes to composting Use seasonal herbs, vegetable and salad leaves from our own Garden whenever possible Discuss with fish supplier to ensure only using fish that is in season Water butts are using to collect rain water for use on ve ...

Logo for Ernest Jackson

Ernest Jackson

As a certificated BS EN ISO 14001 business, both factory and warehouse locations are committed to continual improvement. Over recent years we have: Moved our lighting towards LED with motion sensor control. Moved to recycling all cardboard Moved waste products to Bio-digestion for energy T ...

Logo for Four Seasons

Four Seasons

Low energy LED lights in shop and energy efficient chiller halving energy bill Goods bought as locally as possible to cut down on transportation costs and carbon emissions New organic range of products-'clean grown' As far as possible does not throw away class 2 food, eg.carrots that are a bit ...

Logo for Graphic PLC

Graphic

Energy and environmental improvements we have made and are making: 120 KW Solar PV installed on our south facing roof. Inverters being installed on all motors and pumps. Waste heat being used to heat factory space during winter months. Sub metering for consumption monitoring. High frequency l ...

Logo for The Green House

The Green House

We source our electricity from Ecotricity who only use electricity from 100% renewable resources. We use low energy light bulbs where possible. Our shop fridge and freezer are energy efficient to comply with government guidelines. We offer a refil service on many cleaning products; washing up l ...

Logo for Groomed to Pawfection

Groomed to Pawfection

We re-use We check we are using the most energy efficient We look for products natural and ethical consider the travel miles of products. We check where they are made and working conditions Try and buy british made where possible We sell: Poop bags that are eco friendly but dont breakdown ...

Logo for Hedgerow Print

Hedgerow Print

Always use papers from sustainable forestry. Use 100% recycled paper stocks whenever possible Use vegetable based inks on our presses. Offer the carbon neutral scheme to offset carbon footprint of paper production. Recycle all paper and card waste Recycle all aluminium waste Recycle all wood ...

Logo for Il Casita

Il Casita

Seasonal menus written monthly this helps use produce readily available and local Use of fish and crop forecasts to tie in with menu writing Recycle and sort all of our own waste. Utilise all food trimmings in kitchen for less wastage. Any wastage is composted. Coffee grinds used in the garden ...

Logo for Kirton Clothing

The Kirton Clothing Company

Supporting British Clothing Manufacturers - 2 of our 4 suppliers are based in the Southwest Some of our clothing is produced by two Fair Trade Certified Cooperatives or is made from renewable natural sources (such as soya, organic cotton and bamboo) & modal (an eco-friendly, manmade material ...

Logo for Mid Devon District Council

Lords Meadow Leisure Centre

In November 2012, Mid Devon Council, in partnership with energy services company Anesco, entered into a ground breaking energy services contract (ESCo) to save the council energy and carbon emissions. The ESCo involved installing a range of new energy efficient and renewable energy equipment in se ...

Logo for M & M Interior Solutions

M & M Interior Solutions

Carpet Cleaning The carpet products we use are Eco - friendly and made from natural ingredients, derived from renewable/sustainable sources & fully Biodegradable Exhibits anti-bacterial & anti-viral properties thanks to the solutions unique natural-molecular cleaning action. Non-toxic t ...

Logo for M C Kelly

M C Kelly

50% of electricity generated by own solar and wind Electrical usage constantly monitored Deliveries all in re-usable crates LED lighting throughout building Delivery routes planned for most efficient use of fuel New fleet of efficient delivery vans Deliveries using same firm to reduce lorry ...

Logo for Paper Chain

Paper Chain

Paperchain has Ethical & Social Values at the heart of everything we do… Collection bins recyclable and made from recycled cardboard or FSC certified wood. Purchase of Fair Trade products wherever possible Email invoices wherever possible Materials for recycling segregated at source [good ...

Logo for Peck & Strong

Peck & Strong

We generate over 50% of our ELECTRICITY ourselves through a 216 panel 50kw Photo Voltaic system which we have installed on our roof. We source the remainder of our electricity from 100% renewable sources We use LED LIGHTING within our Kitchens that emulates natural daylight conditions: bringing o ...

Logo for the Queen Elizabeth Academy

Queen Elizabeth's School

Changing the boilers to more efficient ones 50KW solar panels on the sports hall Kitchen composters on both sites In all the buildings we have refurbished we have focussed heavily on thermal efficiency/energy reduction measures such as low energy lighting, improved insulation when we have repla ...

Logo for ReFURNISH Devon

ReFURNISH

We are in the process of replacing all lighting with low energy LEDs Rather than send unsold items to landfill we offer them free of charge We lower our carbon footprint by combining deliveries and collections efficiently We only print receipts if required We now send all unsold clothes to sma ...

Logo for Rookbeare

Rookbeare Farm

The most significant thing we have done at Rookbeare is tree planting to absorb CO2. 3 acres in 1994 and a further 14 acres in 2000. Attached to a small copse this makes 20 acres of oak and ash, protected by a deer proof fence. Carbon Trust calculations tell us that we are now absorbing more CO2 th ...

Logo for Ruth's Real Food

Ruth's Real Food

Ruth's Real Food has always been committed to having as low an impact on the world and its natural resources as possible. We continually look for ways of doing things better, including reducing our carbon footprint and our energy efficiency. We work from home so no commuting. We have energy effi ...

Logo for Tesco

Tesco Crediton Superstore

Constructed from Timber from Sustainable Forestry Constructed to maximise natural light, reducing the need for generated power Rainwater harvested & used to flush all toilets instore All back offices, colleague canteen, changing areas & colleague toilets have automatic lighting. If no m ...

Logo for Tuckers

Tuckers

We installed a 10KW Solar Panel system in August 2012 which has enabled us to self generate much of the electricity we use. We have a system in place for using rain water as much as possible to water our plants The gas heating in the shop is closely monitored to prevent excessive use Carrier ba ...


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