As a local business

Millions of people visit the North-west’s beaches every year – taking a dip in the sea, wandering along the beach and playing in the sand. The natural beauty of the coast is a real driver of the economy and the fallout of a failing bathing water beach could be devastating to local businesses and jobs, causing visitors to go elsewhere.

That’s why we have put together an action plan full of information and ideas about how businesses can operate in a beach friendly way. Hotels, B&Bs, bars and restaurants can all become LOVEmyBEACH businesses simply by making small changes to the way they work.

When we all work together, change is possible.

Interested?

Download a pack and work through the business checklist online here or alternatively email us for a postal copy via enquiries@lovemybeach.org

Once you’ve made your changes we’ll send you a LOVEmyBEACH business window sticker and certificate to proudly display.

Bob Warrior from Finos tapas bar in Southport is a proud supporter of the campaign, “It’s straight forward to register and pledge your support for LOVEmyBEACH as a business. The pack comes with useful resources to encourage staff and customers to think how they too can back the campaign, and together we can see how the small changes result in cleaner seas.”

Five things businesses can do

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Reduce water use by installing dual flush, low-water use toilets or use a cistern block.

Put up LOVEmyBEACH 'think before you flush' stickers in all toilets.

Ensure fats, oils & greases are collected by a licensed contractor or small volumes disposed of in the bin, not down the sink.

Check their septic tanks regularly making sure there is a contract in place to ensure correct maintenance.

Check connections on all drainage items including showers, toilets, washing machines and dishwashers.More info

How else can I help?

There are over 15 suggestions on ways to get involved on the LOVEmyBEACH business checklist but you don't have to stop there! If you have any additional ideas let us know and we'll work with you to make it happen!