Bath & North East Somerset Council is
committed to addressing the causes and effects of climate change
and is a Beacon Council for Waste.
The Roman Baths seeks to become ever more
sustainable and to reduce its carbon footprint:
- We use energy from the hot spring to heat our
- New flood-lighting of the Great Bath in 2007
reduced energy consumption by 60%.
- LED lighting was installed on the Terrace and
Reception Hall in 2009 to replace less efficient lighting.
- Energy-efficient lighting was introduced to
the museum at each phase of the development plan.
- Better switches, low energy bulbs and good
housekeeping have reduced energy use.
- Our conservation processes use reversible
- We use ethically-sourced tea and coffee in
the Pump Room.
- We use local ingredients as much as possible
in our cooking.
- Our shops use recyclable paper bags and 100%
biodegradable carrier bags.
- We are committed to recycling.