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Green Business
A great opportunity for businesses in the North Devon Biosphere to show to the world how they are operating in a world class area

Green Business

Here in the North Devon Biosphere we want to encourage business to be greener in the way that they work and provide goods and services. Likewise, we want to reward good businesses for their efforts by showing off their successes and how they help our international important
work.

In this section you will find:

> ways to make your business greener
> how to be officially recognised as part of the family of businesses making north devon a green place to live in
> if you are a consumer, we have also included here a list of the businesses we are proud to show as examples of good businesses for the people and environment in our Biosphere

biosphere Business partners

Coming soon - “ we are revamping and upgrading the “Investing in Nature”brand to “biosphere business partners” very soon. The scheme will mirror developments in other reserves around the world and will have initial support for marketing from our BCHT Tourism project”

Advice and Support

Carbon Trust: https://www.carbontrust.com/resources/tools
361 Energy: https://361energy.org
Circular Economy: South West Business Council

Green Business Directory

> Devon Glamping: Eco-friendly glamping across Devon
> Westside Warehouse Books: Publishers of the Tarka Trail Guide
> Source Renewable Ltd: Renewable energy advisor and installer
> Wheatland Farm: Multi award winning eco-lodges near Winkleigh
> Station Masters Cafe: Award wining cafe at Barnstaple railway station
> Heritage Cob and Lime: Traditional building products
> Nettelfields: Organic Veg Box Scheme
> Devon Woodcraft: Builder of timber structures using locally sourced, sustainable material
> Courage Copse Creatives: Courage Copse Creatives is a small woodland enterprise based in the Taw Valley, North Devon
> The Bulworthy Project: Low-impact living and working. Awarded Silver for their continued commitment to improving biodiversity and reducing the environmental impact of their business and their gold award status within the nationally recognised Devon Wildlife Trust business accreditation scheme
> Skern Lodge: A outdoor education centre at the mouth of the estuary that has demonstrated local sourcing, its own renewable energy production and practices that respect the wildlife they work in
> Saunton Sands: This flagship hotel of the Brend group has switched from oil-based heating to using local woodchip, it uses local food sources for its menu and the family are looking at ways to reduce the plastics used in the hotel