Environmentally Friendly

  Environmentally Friendly & Sustainable Living

 

SustainabilityWhat is Sustainable living is a lifestyle that attempts to reduce an individual’s or society’s use of the Earth’s natural resources  and personal resources. Practitioners of sustainable living often attempt to reduce their carbon footprint by altering methods of transportation, energy consumption and diet. Proponents of sustainable living aim to conduct their lives in ways that are consistent with sustainability, in natural balance and respectful of humanity’s symbiotic relationship with the Earth’s natural ecology and cycles. The practice and general philosophy of ecological living is highly interrelated with the overall principles of sustainability development.

 

At Asia BackPackers we are committed to working in an Environmentally Friendly Manor.

 

We have a published 30 point plan and are undertaking the following actions to achieve this.

We aim to raise awareness, encourage participation in sustainable business practice and expect similar practice from our contractors and suppliers.

We encourage our guests to understand the consequences of their actions regarding the environment, how they can help us in achieving our set goals and add their workable green ideas to our existing 30 Point Plan.

We play a part in the community assisting various organisations and local charities.

Environmentally Friendly sustainability-dayWe are actively seeking a national code that the tourism and in particular the hotel/hostel industry will adhere to, this will then be an indicator of the participants sustainable practices.

We aim to reduce the use of energy and water in our venues

We comply and where possible exceed the requirements of Thailand’s environmental legislation and approved codes of practice.

We continuously seek to improve our environmental and social performance.

We endeavour to reduce pollution, emissions and waste.

We are the world’s first Carbon Neutral Hostel Group.

 

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