Green Achievements

The achievements paving the road to a greener future at Blenheim...

What have we achieved so far?

  • Awarded Gold level from Green Tourism (top 8% global achievers).
  • We now have four electric charging points and with six electric vehicles, this will grow to 100% EV fleet.
  • Reduced the use of disposable coffee cups in our cafés and restuarants, and gifted keep cups to all staff.
  • 0% Plastic - sandwich wrappings in our cafes, bags in our shops and annual passes use 100% plant based product
  • Introduced bio-degradable cutlery in our cafés and restuarants.
  • 65% of materials are manufactured into UK products (20% higher than UK average recovery figures).
  • 97% of waste is diverted from landfill and hand segregated for recycling and recovery.
  • 12,000 Kwh renewable energy generated a month from food and liquid waste.
  • All our electricity comes from renewable UK sources thanks to a two year partnership with Good Energy; this includes our Windrush Industrial Park.
  • 100% renewable energy powered Mineral Water Processing on the estate
  • The new Park Farm delivery hub allows for streamlined deliveries across the Estate by electric vehicle, and reduction of transport CO2 from delivery suppliers.
  • Low zero carbon technologies include; solar panels, biomass boilers, hydroelectric and plans for water source heat pumps. Helping to save 62 tonnes of CO2 per month (14% reduction in CO2 emissions from 2019).
  • In 2020 300% increase in visitors arriving by sustainable transport.
  • In 2020 we declared a climate emergency and introduced green manifesto and transport initiatives to further reduce our CO2 footprint.