In order to make a significant reduction in the amount of waste that your business creates, a shift in perceptions is required. Instead of waiting until the moment of discarding an item to consider what to do with it, we need to start considering resource efficiency.
Tourist destinations around the world are realising that if they want to continue to reap the benefits of tourism for many years to come, they need to make a step to a more sustainable model. In order to achieve this, there must be a clear understanding of the audience groups to involve and engage in the process.
The United Nations declared 2017 the “International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development”. A big title, but what does it mean, and why have they chosen to highlight this theme?
A well structured action plan will drive your sustainability project forward and ensure support from all levels of the organisation. Read on to find out the top tips for creating your plan.
Starting with a sustainability policy, you can ensure that your company creates a structured, accountable programme to mitigate future environmental and social impacts, whilst also becoming more competitive in the marketplace.
Every day in your restaurant, preventable food waste gets thrown into the bin. Find out how to reduce that wastage, and the impact that it has on your bottom line and environmental performance.
Conducting a food waste audit is the first step in reducing your kitchen’s waste volumes and controlling your costs. It’s a vital tool to find out how much food waste you are currently generating, and where is it coming from.
A focus on staff engagement is not only fundamental to the success of your sustainability programme, but it also increases staff morale.
How an effective Green Team can drive forward your hotel’s sustainability agenda, raise awareness and stimulate change.
By 2050, if we don’t make considerable changes, there will be more plastic in the world’s seas by weight than there are fish.
"81% of guests place importance on hotels implementing green practices" - TripAdvisor Survey 2014