Langley Castle Hotel recognises its responsibility to respect the environment and is committed to achieve environmental best practice, where practically possible throughout its business activity.
We continually seek ways to conserve and protect natural resources, to minimise wastage of raw materials and energy, whilst providing a consistent and quality product and service to our guests.
Use of Energy Saving bulbs
Encourage a “switch off policy” with staff and guests
Ensure staff are aware of requirement to turn down/off radiators thermostats when rooms are not booked out
Endeavour to print literature on recycled paper
In periods of low occupancy, appropriate sections within the hotel are isolated so heating can be turned off and lighting reduced to emergency levels only
Regular boiler checks
Purchasing of energy efficient equipment
Reducing Waste Recycle/Re-use
Use fabric napkins as much as possible
Use recycled products wherever possible
Move towards using environmentally friendly cleaning materials, and Micro fibre cloths
Recycle Kitchen oils
We have our own in-house water bottling system for guests whereby filtered water is supplied in branded re-useable glass bottles, significantly reducing our glass bottle wastage and carbon footprint
Laundry, by reducing the quantity of towels we wash, we reduce water consumption, energy and use of detergents
Good maintenance – mending leaking taps
Full loads in washing machines and dish/glass washers
Use of as much local produce as possible
Use local businesses from Printers, Plumbers, Electrician, Furniture and soft furnishings.
Aim to develop our own vegetable/herb garden
Develop and increase responsible purchasing methods to include sourcing products using suppliers that maintain ethical practices
The use of Fair Trade, Organic and Rainforest Alliance certified products where possible
Laundry, we give guests the option to not have their towels Laundered everyday
To turn down the heating before opening the windows
We are open to any suggestions from guests that will aid our sustainability
90% of our staff live within a 10-mile radius of Langley and car sharing is encouraged whenever possible.