A responsible attitude

We wish the « Chambre des moulins » to be a socially and environmentally respectful enterprise.

We are committed to reducing our impact on the environment and we want to actively take part in the global effort to preserve the planet. 

How can we achieve these goals?

By conserving

  • Energy
  • Water

By reducing

  • The amount of waste
  • The use of ecologically hazardous materials

By choosing

  • Renewable energies
  • Local products and know-how
  • Products coming from responsible farming
  • Fair trade when buying foreign products
  • Recycling
  • Biodiversity in our garden

Our commitments or achievements

Energy

  • Use of a renewable energy: ecological wood pellets heating
  • Thermal regulation and night and day programming of the heating system
  • Thermostatic radiator valves
  • Heat insulation on inside walls, double glazing and an efficient extraction system
  • Use of low-energy light bulbs

Water

  • An adaptable toilet flushing device (with a choice to use 3 or 6 litres at a time)
  • Mulching in the garden (whenever possible)

For a healthier environment

  • Use of natural varnishes and paints
  • Use of ecologically labelled cleaning products
  • Chemical-free garden: manual weeding, use of biologically produced fertilizer or fertilizer made from locally grown plants such as nettle, marigold, tansy…
  • Use of ecologically labelled dish-washer powder, washing powder and cleaning products.

Reducing our waste

  • Bottles of shampoo or shower gel at your disposal
  • Fabric napkins
  • Composting of all kitchen and garden refuse

Responsible shopping

  • Fresh bread and croissants from the local bakery
  • Bio or fair trade tea, coffee and sugar
  • Toilet paper with an ecological stamp of approval