Since July 2008, we have been proud holders of the Peak District Environmental Quality Mark (EQM).
This award recognizes businesses that have adopted good environmental
practices and contribute to the support and conservation of the Peak
District National Park.
To qualify for the EQM, businesses have to demonstrate high standards of care for the environment, including:
Conserving the special and characteristic features of the Peak
District National Park, for example wildflower meadows, special habitat
for birds and wildlife, moors, dales, woodlands, dry stone walls and
Using products grown or made within the Peak District National Park
Minimising waste by reducing, reusing and recycling
Using environmentally friendly products
Using energy and water resources efficiently
Providing environmental information to customers
There are three parts to the standards:
Basic Environmental Standards
Peak District Specific Environmental Standards
The award is valid for two years - In October 2014 we were reassessed and our award was renewed.