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Wyatt & Jack | Sandown | Visit Website
'We make bags and accessories from broken bouncy castles, salvaged deckchair canvas and defunct inflatables...A few years ago we launched our Inflatable Amnesty® and as a result, have saved hundreds of tonnes of inflatables from landfill, in addition to over 100 tonnes of our usual beach fabrics'
Tapnell Farm | Yarmouth | Visit Website
The Island’s leading eco-tourism business; home to Tom’s Eco Lodge, The Cow and Tapnell Farm Park. Sustainability is at the heart of everything. The over-riding ethos is to have minimum impact on the environment.
Tiny Homes Holidays | Cowes | Visit Website
The location specific scheme for Tiny Homes Holidays utilises many eco-friendly measures, composting toilets, solar panels, log burners and water filtration systems. From the beginning the concept was to create a year round sustainable retreat, offering guests more than just holiday accommodation. Giving an insight into Micro Living and its benefits on the environment.
Goodleaf Tree Climbing | Ryde | Visit Website
'Intrinsically low impact, Goodleaf uses just one oak tree as the setting for its tree climbing experience. When we’re not climbing, you’d never know we’d been there!
Whilst emphasising fun, we see tree climbing as a relaxed opportunity to educate about the environmental importance of trees. Visitors that travel to us without a car get a 5% discount, our ‘gift shop’ stocks only three items. We use glass milk bottles and non-plastic tea bags for refreshments.'
Isle of Wight Pearl | Freshwater | Visit Website
'We care about our planet, and because of the clear link between pearl farming and the environment, we work with Natural Capital Partners to offset the carbon emissions created in making our jewellery and packaging.'
Monkey Haven | Newport | Visit Website
'It’s good to be green – our buildings are built from sustainable timber, the mulch in our play areas is made from recycled aircraft tyres, and we grow our own produce for the primates, which is watered by rainwater. We also help supermarkets reduce waste by accepting unsaleable fruit and veg that’s still great for animals. There’s a 10% discount if you arrive by bus or bike. We’re going ‘palm oil free.'
West Wight Cottages | Island Wide | Visit Website
'We are a Visit Isle of Wight Green Star Ambassador and our cottages have Gold Awards for the incentives we offer guests arriving and exploring the Island by sustainable travel – from free maps, walking and cycling guides to free electric charging points and 5% off cottage rental. We are passionate about recycling, providing containers for recyclable waste and separating food waste for garden composting.'
The Salix-Beach Cafe | Shanklin | Visit Website
‘I recycle our oil, cardboard, plastic & milk bottle tops. Use biodegradable takeaway cups, boxes & straws. I also have x20 solar panels on our roof & use that energy to heat our water as well as lower our electricity bill. Beach Clean equipment is available for all to borrow & educate the next generation made by local school kids as well as holding regular beach clean days.’
The Royal | Ventnor | Visit Website
Six electric car charging points pave the way for a Green Future at The Royal Hotel. The Royal has several environmentally-friendly initiatives that minimise our carbon footprint, and support the Island’s farmers, wildlife, and landscape.
The Fort Caravan Park | Sandown | Visit Website
We took over in February 2019 and have transformed a sad tired looking park to a complete green colourful peaceful place for our customers
Peach Vegan Kitchen and Zero Waste Store | Newport | Visit Website
‘At PEACH, we strongly believe that the most happy, fun and rewarding lives belong to those who realise that living sustainably and without cruelty to animals and fellow humans isn’t restrictive; it’s liberating! We are 100% vegan in our café, store and online who work with local producers as much as possible.'