Auckland North Shore Motels and Holiday Park
At Auckland North Shore Motels and Holiday Park, we operate to high standards of performance and advocate socially and
environmentally sustainable business practices. Our aim is to bring a positive benefit to the
societies in which we operate through high quality services, economic growth, environmental
protection, community involvement and employment. In order to adhere to these principles, we
- Set sound environmental and social objectives and targets, and integrate a process of review and reporting.
- Comply with all applicable environmental laws, statutes, and regulations.
- Continuously improve environmental performance and reduce environmental impact of our activities.
- Create environmental awareness among our employees, customers, suppliers and the community at large.
At present we currently:
Organization, Reporting and Management
- Have a written environmental and responsible tourism policy document.
- Have a staff member assigned to managing environmental issues.
- Engage in achieving a reduction in the energy consumption of our hotel.
- Have effective energy efficient lighting installed.
- Have meters installed in all departments to help with the monitoring of energy use.
- Have an energy management system installed to turn lights and air conditioning off in empty guest rooms.
- Have water saving devices fitted to reduce water consumption.
- Have low flush WCs fitted and water saving devices installed in WCs.
- Service equipment regularly to ensure it is functioning efficiently.
- Comply with national waste regulations.
- Collect recyclable items separately (cardboard, plastic, glass, metals, food waste, etc.).
- Have replaced disposable items with reusable ones e.g. refillable soap and shampoo containers, cloth laundry bags, rechargeable batteries, etc.
- Avoid using single use condiments (jam, butter, etc) with more packaging, in favor of reusable containers.
- Have waste bins provided for guests around the hotel.
- Source products from local suppliers wherever possible.
- Choose to work with suppliers who have a code of practice setting out minimum standards and/or an environmental policy.
- Buy products in bulk to minimize packaging.
- Encourage guests to buy products that are made locally.
- Provide guests with information and encouragement to follow energy saving practices e.g. switching off lights, air conditioning, reusing towels, etc.
- Educate guests about how they can make a positive contribution to local biodiversity and conservation efforts.
- Encourage guests to explore the destination beyond the boundaries of the property.
- Include environmental aspects into employee training, such as how to reduce energy, water and waste.
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