The Sustainable Restaurant Association
The Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) is a national not-for-profit membership association, providing restaurants with advice and support to help them navigate the whole spectrum of sustainability issues. The SRA also offers its Star Rating to evaluate how far down the sustainability path restaurants are.
Sustainable Restaurant Association, 25 Gerrard Street, London W1D 6JL
020 7479 4224
The Carbon Trust
Government organisation working with business and the public sector to help them reduce their carbon emissions and develop commercial low-carbon technologies.
0800 085 2005
CESHI (Centre for Environmental Studies in the Hospitality Industry
Consultancy and research organisation that lies within the Department of Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism Management at Oxford Brookes University. It's the only UK organisation that specifically helps the hospitality industry address green issues in practical terms.
Considerate Hoteliers Association
This network is run by hoteliers for hoteliers and is advised by CESHI. Members include Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons, the Halkin and the Goring. Each year the Considerate Hotel of the Year Awards are hosted, supported by the British Hospitality Association and the HCIMA.
Envirowise is a government-funded programme of free advice to UK businesses to increase profitability and reduce environmental impact. Free onsite visits, information and events from seminars to exhibitions are on offer, managed on behalf of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and the Department of Trade & Industry.
Helpline 0800 585794
An energy advisory programme supported by the Carbon Trust and managed by the HCIMA on behalf of the Hospitable Climates network. This comprises the British Institute of Innkeeping, the British Hospitality Association, the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers and the British Beer & Pub Association.
020 8661 4916
The International Business Leaders Forum Tourism Partnership is a membership organisation of leading companies from the travel and tourism industry. It helps the industry to make a valuable contribution to the countries and cultures in which they operate. Incorporates the International Hotels Environment Initiative.
020 7467 3600 / 3622
WRAP (the Waste & Resources Action Programme)
A not-for-profit company created in 2000 as part of the Government's waste strategies across the UK. Its mission is to create new markets for recycled waste, to work on waste minimisation, provide advisory services on best recycling practice for local authorities and initiate local and national awareness programmes.