Butlins, Minehead

Problems

  1. Sewerage bills being over-estimated
  2. Fuel-cost of and emissions from the many on-site diesel vehicles

Solution

  1. Re-negotiated % of incoming water on which sewerage volume estimated
  2. Converted on-site vehicles to run on filtered chip fat from on-site restaurants

Results

  1. £65,000 p.a. reduction in sewerage bill
  2. Reduced cost of vehicle fuel and of disposal of waste frying oil

Benefits

  1. Lower operating costs
  2. Direct engagement of staff in “being green”
  3. Good “practical greening” marketing story

by Simon,