Environmental Policy

At Pride Motel
& Cottages we are committed to green policies and the implementation of proactive measures to help protect and sustain the environment for future generations.

We recognize the impact of our operations on the environment and aim to be an increasingly efficient green and environmental establishment. We strive to minimize any detrimental effects as a result of our business.

By working together we can contribute to making a cleaner and safer environment and ensure environmental issues remain a focal point and receive proper attention.

***On March 2011 we were certified by the State of Maine as an environmental leader***

In delivering our commitment we will :-

  1. Comply with relevant environmental legislation and take a proactive approach to future requirements and obligations.

  2. Seek to conserve natural resources through the responsible use of energy, water and materials but also maintaining the quality of service expected by our guests.

  3. Monitor performance and aim for continued improvement by reducing re-using, and recycling in areas such as energy consumption, reduction of waste materials and water consumption.

  4. Work with suppliers who have compatible policies for managing their impact on the environment.

  5. Through our active environmental team we will ensure that our efforts are continually reviewed, updated and communicated to all staff.

Examples of everyday actions

Recycling of ....

  1. Paper, cardboard, glass, plastic, toner cartridges, lighting fixtures.

  2. Waste compacted to reduce number of collections.

Saving energy by ....

  1. Use of low energy light bulbs.

  2. Use of timers

  3. Re-use towels on guest request.

Reduction of ....

  1. Water consumption by ongoing installation of new flush system in toilets.

  2. Waste packaging by the purchase of bulk items and cleaning materials.