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The majority of visitors to the Peak District will want to make sure that they are helping contribute to the National Park both economically and environmentally by ensuring that they do not damage the area.  One way in which visitors can ensure that they leave a positive impact on the park is by purchasing goods and services that have been granted environmental quality mark status.

Businesses that hold the Environmental quality mark are ones that contribute to the park and help protect the parks special features.  Businesses that hold the environmental quality mark range from B&B’s to butchers and florists.

More information about the environmental quality mark as well as lists of businesses that have attained the mark can be found via the pages listed below.

As was previously stated the Peak District Environmental Quality Mark is awarded to organisations who contribute in a number of different ways to the Peak District.  Among these organisations is accommodation providers which include those who run both campsites and B & B’s is a sustainable manner that follows the criteria set out by the …

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The Peak District Sustainability Development Fund also known as the SDF forms part of the National Park grant scheme.  The fund itself aims to support and invest in businesses and projects that benefit the park through their activities.  A range of different types of contributions to the park is considered when funding is allocated, which …

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The environmental quality mark is all about identifying and promoting businesses which have a passion for the Peak District and all it has to offer.  Businesses can apply for recognition by fulfilling the criteria set out by the Peak District Park Authority.  Visitors to the Peak District who decide to purchase goods or services from …

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