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Sustainable development

The Briquerie campsite is committed to sustainable development and has adopted an ever-evolving eco-citizen work practice

The Briquerie campsite is committed to the protection of the environment and the conservation of Norman heritage, a real cultural treasure

How the Briquerie campsite helpsa Briquerie :

  • The entire team (permanent and seasonal staff alike) adhere to an eco-responsible* awareness charter relative to their jobs: kitchens (food production, commissary (food distribution agents), dishwashing), bar-restaurant, reception, accommodation, laundry, green spaces; as well as awareness of disabilities and the 4 major deficiencies in order to be able to understand and help more (*information taken from the environmental and social management manual for tourism professionals)
  • Reuse of used paper as draft paper by administrative services Important plantations on the campsite, with local species used to delimit the pitches, are provided by a local nurseryman.
  • Water management: daily reading of water meters.
  • Day/night detection cells for alley lamps and exterior lighting of buildings
  • Automatic, timed lighting instead of switches in the activity rooms (video games room, TV room, meetings room, fitness and weight training gym) and sanitary facilities
  • Selective Sorting for the recycling of glass, paper, plastic and tinned food is possible with recycling bins provided in the car park.
  • Containers are available for the recovery of batteries
  • Ink (cartridges and toners) from the administrative department is also processed. (sent back to our supplier)
  • Drop your used batteries off at Reception
  • Treatment of green waste: weekly collection of garden waste for composting at a local farmer’s (500 metres from the campsite).
  • Carpooling for business trips
  • Improvement of the reception of seasonal workers (special conditions in season for their accommodation)
  • Comfort side: Complete renovation of the 2 main sanitary blocks. Nothing neglected then
  • On the contrary, with a main sanitary block of more than 300 m², which houses everything necessary, with a concern for quality service and optimised maintenance.
  • Use of green and 100% recyclable cleaning products
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  • Setting-up of a weekly organic market in the summer, run by a local producer (farm 500 metres from the campsite).
  • Short trips are also preferred to supply the restaurant with local vegetables (small market gardener/ producer 3km from the campsite), the sale of cider of regional production, as well as the delivery of bread from the local Bakery.
  • Well-being is also local as a masseuse comes to relax clients according to Ayurvedic Art, and a sports coach from the region (10 km) offers sports, nutrition and fitness classes.
  • Weekly display of local events organised by the Tourist Office, for the discovery of architectural, historical and natural heritage… and extensive documentation available at the reception desk to facilitate and encourage the discovery of the area.
  • At the grocery store, sale of Alter Eco products – Fair Trade

What Camping La Briquerie plans to do in the near future, always with a desire for improvement and perpetual growth:

  • Installation of water collectors
  • Installation of solar-powered alley lamps
  • Recyclables purchase of disposable bedding 100% recyclable

  • What campers can do to participate in the sustainable development process while on the campsite
  • Utiliser des panneaux solaires individuels pour sa propre consommation en énergie
  • Limit water and energy consumption (electricity, gas, fuel oil) by switching off electrical appliances and lights as soon as they are no longer in use. Cut off water and unplug equipment during prolonged absence.
  • Avoid untimely watering. Recuperate rainwater.
  • Participate in selective sorting thanks to the containers provided for this purpose in the car park.
  • Place batteries in the appropriate containers.
  • Use water and waste management sparingly. Avoid excessive consumption and waste. Participate in the recycling of green waste
  • When making purchases, give preference to environmentally friendly, recyclable, fair trade or organic products and try to make short journeys by car for your purchases if possible or go on foot
  • Limit travel by car by favouring walking, cycling (supermarket at 100 meters with pedestrian access), bus connections (access Honfleur, Deauville, Lisieux, Le Havre etc: bus stop only 100 meters away ).
  • Use individual solar panels for your own energy consumption