Environmental Sustainability

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Belgravia Leisure's

Environmental Statement

Recognising the importance of the preservation of our natural environment is of fundamental importance to Belgravia Leisure management and staff.

We understand that being environmentally responsible makes good business sense and it is important to our customers, communities, business partners and our staff.

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Footprint

OUR CARBON FOOTPRINT

Belgravia Leisure is committed to reducing our carbon emissions. We are doing this through the installation of renewable energy technologies, reduction in our corporate travel and changes in operational practices to create efficiencies.

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  • Reduce carbon emissions through reduced corporate travel. Corporate travel carbon emissions are managed and measured monthly.
  • All white paper used at sites is planet friendly and has high environmental credentials. Paper consumption is also measured and monitored with paper reductions targeted.
  • Installation of solar on our head office in Melbourne in 2022. This 99.8kw solar system will provide 41% of our energy consumption at this site.
Team

OUR MANAGEMENT

The Belgravia Leisure team are committed to our 5 year plan for sustainability and environmental management. Our internal policies, processes and plans ensure we keep sustainability as a key measure with everything we do.

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  • Developed a five-year sustainability plan with ten key objectives. The first 5-year plan was developed in 2019 and this plan was updated in 2021 as a number of objectives were completed early.
  • Designed and implemented a sustainability audit for all our managed sites to complete. This enables Belgravia Leisure to actively measure and manage key environmental initiatives.
  • Belgravia Leisure has made a commitment to deal with supplier companies that have a similar ethos with respect to the environment. Belgravia Leisure evaluates quotes and procurement decisions with environmental consideration. This is supported by our procurement policy and can be demonstrated with case studies.
  • Belgravia Leisure makes every effort to ensure that our Environmental Performance is as important as other key performance indicators within our business by ensuring that our systems, policies, processes all support sustainable practices.
Support

OUR CULTURE

Belgravia Leisure’s Green Team is the driving force behind our culture change. Working within our sites with support from senior leaders our Green Team ensure “stuff gets done” at site level.

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  • Instigated the Green Team which are environmental representatives across the entire Belgravia Leisure team who share environmental good news stories, case studies and new initiatives.
  • Introduced in-house environmental training programs for managers to create a greater awareness of environmental issues and develop ways to address such issues. This includes one on one sustainability training.
  • Good news stories celebrated internally and externally to help build an environmental and sustainable culture.
  • Participation in the annual Earth Hour event

 Sustainability News

Alexia Morgan

Meet Alexia Morgan, our Group Manager Business Improvement

Alexia started working with Belgravia Leisure in October of 2015 after meeting Alex Lord (General Manager of Corporate Services) whilst working as a...
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Liverpool City Council’s Whitlam Leisure Centre’s Return and Earn Machine collects 10 million containers

The Return and Earn Machine at Whitlam Leisure Centre in Liverpool has achieved a massive milestone with the collection of its 10 millionth...
Knox Tree Planting Day

Knox Leisureworks Aquatic and Recreation Centre supports planting over 2000 indigenous plants

On Friday the 19th of July 2019, five Belgravia Leisure employees volunteered at the Knox City Council Tree Planting Day. The tree planting...
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Installation of $8 24/7 digital timers reduces Belgravia Leisure’s power consumption

We all like to enjoy a hot beverage upon arriving at work or on a tea break, but how much electricity does it...
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Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa Introduces Biodegradable Slippers for Eco-Friendly Indulgence

Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa are revolutionising the spa experience with biodegradable slippers in a promising stride towards sustainable pampering. Introducing biodegradable slippers that...
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Green is the new Gold as Alexia Morgan continues to kick sustainability goals

Congratulations Alexia!  Alexia Morgan, Group Manager of Business Improvement at Belgravia Leisure, was recently awarded a life membership of Aquatics and Recreation Victoria...
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Belgravia’s software partner Expr3ss! plants one tree every day for environmental sustainability

Environmental sustainability is not only important to us here at Belgravia Leisure but it’s also important to our people, the communities we serve...
Single Use Plastics

Belgravia Leisure says no to problematic single-use plastics ahead of bans

Thanks to incredible momentum inspired by ocean lovers, six out of eight Australian states and territories have committed to banning single-use plastics. New Zealand...
Belgravia Leisure Recognised for Sport and Climate Change at the Australian Sport, Recreation and Play Innovation Awards

Belgravia Leisure Recognised for Sport and Climate Change at the Australian Sport, Recreation and Play Innovation Awards

Belgravia Leisure has been awarded the Sport and Climate Change Award at the Australian Sport, Recreation and Play Innovation Awards on July 11...
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Belgravia Leisure helps plant 3000 trees on National Tree Planting Day

On Friday 22 July, seven Belgravia Leisure staff members helped plant 3000 trees as part of Knox City Council's Corporate National Tree Planting...
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Belgravia Leisure employees can join the Green Team to help build a sustainable future

Are you passionate about sustainability and the environment? Then we want you! Belgravia Leisure makes every effort to ensure that our environmental performance is...
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Ascot Vale Leisure Centre becomes the first leisure centre in Australia to achieve carbon neutral certification, paving the way for a sustainable future

Ascot Vale Leisure Centre’s (AVLC) efforts towards reducing the building’s environmental impact have paid off, with the centre recently being certified carbon neutral...
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Yawa Aquatic Centre to deliver on key sustainability targets after prolonged lockdowns

Yawa Aquatic Centre has finally reopened after prolonged lockdowns in metropolitan Melbourne and surrounding regions. Yawa is proudly managed by Belgravia Leisure on...
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Belgravia Leisure supports Belmont Wetlands State Park National Tree Day

On Sunday 1st August, Belmont Wetlands State Park participated in Planet Ark’s National Tree Day celebrating 25 years of the event. This was...
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Join us for Earth Hour 2021 and #SwitchOff

Are you taking part in Earth Hour on Saturday, March 27th at 8:30pm? Every year thousands of Australians and millions of people around...
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BelgraviaPro sites on the South Coast are leading the way in sustainability

Remote campgrounds often pose challenges with power and connectivity, but these hurdles present our teams with opportunities to meet sustainability goals. Two such...
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Somerville Recreation Centre Introduces New Sustainability Initiatives

Each year, 6.5 million trees are cut down to make disposable paper products. An estimated one billion coffee cups end up in landfill...
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Zoggs’ New Ecolast+ Swimwear is made from eco-friendly plastic waste

Focussing on sustainability and the environment is an essential part of Belgravia Leisure's mission for a greener future and that's why we want...
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 Belgravia Foundation

Established in 2018, the purpose of Belgravia Foundation is to connect the community to sports, leisure, recreation and fitness. Our mission and passion supports our belief that everyone has the right to access a healthy and active lifestyle.

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