We are in Stage 1 of a renewables feasibility study
To create an energy infrastructure for the future, our next actions will tackle weighty issues requiring investment and a long-term commitment. Faced with additional complexity due to the lack of renewable capabilities on the island, we are measuring potential options according to timescales and on-site energy requirements. Solutions must provide power for many different areas across the distillery; including production, warehousing, on-site accommodation, two guest houses, bottling halls, Shore House Croft and its outbuildings.
Whilst our focus here is to reduce the carbon emissions from our production process, we are also entering discussions with our suppliers to reduce our carbon footprint across our indirect activities.
Packaging & Waste
From production to disposal, our products and processes will leave as little impact and waste on the environment as possible. We started with our individual impact and removed single use plastic from all of our sites including bottled water and carrier bags. Happily, our glass bottles, outer tins, card liners, and outer cases are already 100% recyclable and outer tins are now optional on all products across our website. We know there is much more to do, and so our packaging strategy will see us: