Guides & Documents
Get Single Use Plastic Free Accredited
The Green Blue has partnered with the Final Straw Foundation and developed an accreditation for clubs, centres and boating businesses for eliminating single use plastics. The accreditation has a Bronze, Silver and Gold achievement level outlining the single use plastic items that need to be removed from us or swapped for reusable alternatives.
For more information and to sign up please visit the designated accreditation website: finalstrawcertified.org
Environmental Checklist for Clubs & Centres
This checklist will help your club or centre identify areas it can improve upon to become more environmentally sustainable. There is a tailored coastal and inland waters version:
The checklists include the following areas; Raising Awareness, Wildlife and Habitat Protection, Biosecurity, Waste Management, Oil and Fuel, Cleaning and maintenance, Antifouling and Energy and Water conservation
For further information and guidance on these topic areas explore the Operations and Facilities for clubs and centres.
Environmental Policy and Action Plan Guidance
An Environmental Policy is a clear statement of aims which outlines an organisation’s commitment to minimise its negative effect on the environment.
An Environmental Action Plan sets out specific actions to be undertaken in order to achieve the Environmental Policy aims. It can include identifying who will is responsible for each action, time schedules, as well as what inputs and resources are required to achieve the actions.
Making Your Events More Sustainable
Any event can be made more sustainable by making a few simple changes. To find out more see the: