Our Environmental Policy

To show that we at Doolin2Aran Ferries are committed to this policy, we undertake to:

  • Operate sound environmental practices across our entire operation, ashore and afloat.
  • Promote the Geopark Code of Practice and Leave No Trace policies to our passengers and suppliers.
  • Produce an annual Environmental Plan setting out our Objectives, Targets and planned Actions
  • Manage and minimise our waste and reduce our water consumption where possible
  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle the resources consumed by our business wherever practical
  • Fully comply with all relevant legislation
  • Encourage our customers, suppliers and contractors to participate in our efforts to protect the environment
  • Provide all employees with the necessary training and resources required to meet our objectives
  • Openly communicate our policies and practices to interested parties
  • Monitor and record our environmental impacts on a regular basis and compare our performance with our policies, objectives and targets
  • Continuously promote sustainable transport options through our staff, our website and our booking/tourist office information

 

Major Targets & Objectives 2019

ENERGY
  • To reduce our Energy consumption by 2%
WASTE
  • To introduce better recycling in all offices and boats and to reduce the waste we send to landfill by 5%
CONSERVATION
  • To work with local agencies to improve the protection of the seabirds at the cliffs and to educate the public about their habitat
COMMUNITY SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
  • To engage in a local “Clean Up” at least once a year in conjunction with Doolin Tidy Towns
  • To communicate our performance & achievements through the ferry website, social media and a quarterly ezine