Educational Farm

 

 ‘Agriturismo Colle Regnano’ has achieved recognition by the Marche Region “Farm School”, as it has passed the quality criteria required for reception, teaching, production techniques and safety, and joined the Regional List, with great satisfaction Georgina owner Mucci (called Pina), which brings forth the work together with families and Scisciani Francioni. The accommodation has been characterized as an ecological farm, part of a policy development and promotion of sustainable tourism and has completed the course of conversion to organic crops. The nineteenth-century farmhouse, halfway between Toledo and San Gines, has been renovated from 2004 to 2006, and in complete harmony with man, using only natural materials, green building techniques and bio-ecological architecture, in order to accommodate healthy and responsible.
Particular attention was given to the quality of facilities, energy saving and resources to properly manage the waste collection, with the use of renewable sources, solar, photovoltaic and geothermal, waste-water treatment with constructed wetlands and use of products environmentally friendly.
Colle Regnano started because the path of environmental certification and obtained the European Ecolabel Ecolabel diLegambienteTurismo that the “recommended for commitment to environmental protection.” It is part of the “RET – RetEcoTuristica in the province of Macerata,” to reduce environmental impacts and qualify the tourist hinterland Macerata, promoted by the Province of Macerata and Gal Sibyl, in collaboration with Legambiente Marche.
The Farmhouse offers accommodation, breakfast and dinner for guests in 3 rooms and 5 apartments, including one for disabled people, for a total of 25 beds, warm and welcoming with terracotta floors, ceilings with wooden beams and decorated with furniture and family that the rural tradition.
A common room is arranged with a reading corner, internet connection, mini bar and laundry, has an area equipped with games for children, bowling alley, mini-basketball, table tennis, bicycles, swimming pool and barbecue.
Organize recreational and cultural activities, cooking classes in the old bread oven in the home, ceramic handicraft, painting, sculpture and engraving, promotional evenings of the PDO, astronomical observation and interactive animation, laboratory demonstrations of typical products tasting wine and rediscovery of rural tradition, as well as guided excursions to cities of art.
The company was visited by the third class, fourth and fifth IPS “Miliani Vivarelli” of Fabriano, accompanied by Professor Cicconi, to observe and study the new plant of 10 kW of photovoltaic panels, the first in the Marches of the agricultural sector.
Colle Regnano wants to convey to students visiting the awareness that attention to the protection of landscapes, culture, traditions and history of peoples, is combined with the need now recognized throughout Europe, to have opportunities, facilities and places in which environmental quality is increasingly widely perceived as a plus to improve the quality of life and vacation.

PROGRAMME OF ACTION

Colle Regnano is aware that environmental protection in all its forms is an urgent need, as waste and waste today will weigh more in the future of our children, even the behavior of daily life, sometimes trivial, can help promote a cleaner future.
We are committed to offer more environmentally friendly, reducing energy consumption, water and resources, proper management and recycling waste, using renewable sources, use of environmentally friendly products.
The goal is to limit the environmental impact, meeting the sensitivity of the customers, promote ecological education, to get a better quality of hospitality.
We provide information and brochures on cultural heritage and activities, the nature trails and historic, gastronomic specialties of the area, looking for any form of communication and collaboration, as well as accept input from guests with comments or criticism.
The following Programme of Action defines the commitments to be pursued, they will be periodically reviewed by the environmental manager of the facility.

– Periodic monitoring of the consumption of electricity, water, gas and municipal waste;
– Separate collection of waste (plastic, paper, glass, organic);
– Watering plants and gardens only in the fresh hours of the day or night;
– Treatment with organic flowers and plants;
– Install flow reducers in faucets and showers;
– Control pressure pipes below 12 liters / min.;
– Adjustment to 6 liters toilet drains. instead of 8 / 9 1t.;
– Optimization of washing laundry in the washing machine;
– Temperature control temperature control housing with timer;
– Use at least 80% of energy saving light bulbs;
– Install equipment to cover 80% of energy from renewable sources;
– Use of low doses for detergents and disinfectants;
– Purchase detergents and toilet paper in the charging scheme;
– Weekly change of linen, if accepted;
– Raising awareness towards the use of public transport;
– Provision of free bicycles;
– Use homemade or organic food for breakfast, and
excluding those genetically modified;
– Avoid buying disposable products;
– Recycling of paper already used;
– Use of glass bottles, stainless steel cutlery and porcelain plates;
– Purchase of local raw materials and low-packs;
– Collaboration with partners involved in reducing the environmental impact;
– Training of employees with environmental considerations;
– Display and distribution of promotional material for the territory and education
ecological.

How to differentiate the WASTE. Rules to make a small collection efficiency. The Hill Farm Regnano promotes the recycling of waste. E ‘useful to reiterate a basic rule of the collection: the collected material shall not contain residues of food or other substances, in order to eliminate bad smells.
Just rinse or clean the ‘inside of the containers before putting them in the garbage collection, if you do not have the time it is better to throw the object of municipal waste in the trash.
To prevent the bin fills up too fast, it is appropriate to crush the containers (like the plastic bottles and cans) to take up less space.
The first form of recycling is reuse, so if you can reuse a box or a jar and throw it, the environment will be grateful.
Inside the structure are located in each apartment, a garbage can in the kitchen and one bathroom in the hall there is a bin for the collection of cardboard carta.All ‘outside of the farm were placed 4 different types of bins .

Light green bin (WASTE INDIFFIRENZIATI)

Where it put all that can not be thrown away or on which you are unsure.

Dark green color bin (GLASS)

Here is what is added to glass, cans, bottles, etc.. only version integra.Con exclusion of broken shards of glass that are a danger to the disposing of, they are instead wrapped in newspaper and thrown into the General Waste Bin Grey.

Bin color Blue (PLASTIC)

Here are all thrown into plastic containers intended as packaging: bottles, bottles, glasses and plates with the logo “recycles”.

Bin color White (CARD)

Here you can dispose of newspapers, magazines, wrapping paper, which should not be wet or dirty. Avoid putting containers of milk in tetra-pack, for the Grey Bin.