The phrase is easy to say, but how do we bring this to life in our business? Well in three ways,
Local • Reusable • Sustainable.
We love to, and prefer to, support the people that make up our community. From the team that make our chalets so clean, to the local artisans, suppliers and partners. Everything from our bodywash to our innovatively designed showers. It’s about making the most of what we have in our wider region.
Reusable is integral to our business initiative to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.
Reducing our environmental impact is vital. We have started by removing plastic bin liners from our chalet rubbish bins (we now use biodegradable liners in the bathroom, for hygiene reasons). It does require your assistance by considering what you throw away as landfill.
So how can you help in reusing products? Why not consider only using reusable water bottles at the Lodge. We appreciate it’s a big ask, but we provide amazing tap water, purified and cleaned to the highest standards and even better – FREE!
We strongly encourage recycling throughout the Lodge by offering a number of ways to recycle including in your chalets and an area near our communal kitchen.
Sustainability for the Lodge it is about endeavouring to make what we already have, be better, last longer. Throughout our business you will see it mentioned but more importantly in the actions we take. Just some of the small steps include:
- Continual replanting of native gardens
- Key tags in your chalets
- Investment in fuel efficient heating and cooling systems
- On demand hot water solutions
- Refillable in-room toiletries
But is also goes beyond the Lodge in the work we do supporting Mãrahau, through the civil defence leadership during Cyclone Gita in 2018. The replanting programmes within Mãrahau and representations to local government to invest in rubbish and recycling in our village.
It’s a continual process and we always welcome help and ideas to Keep the Beautiful, Beautiful.