As a result of the extensive eco-friendly initiatives implemented throughout
The Camp, together with its sister property, the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, has embarked on a strong commitment to protecting the environment and has implemented impressive sustainable energy and recycling policies, extensive educational programmes for staff as well as local communities and the implementation of its multiple pioneering conservation programmes.
2011 also saw the launch of various recycling programmes; the ‘Weeping-Boer-Bean Tree’ project which can be bought in a ‘grow-it yourself kit’ available at HESC. ‘Sharing is Caring’ recycles the elephant dung gathered from
Comments Managing Director, Adine Roode: “We’re extremely passionate about educating one and all about the importance of protecting our environment and resources and creating awareness amongst society about how they too can start ‘greening’ their lifestyles – be that home or office. We are absolutely honoured to be announced as one of the finalists of this prestigious award and being recognised for our eco-friendly and environment and conservation efforts is utterly incredible.”
The Imvelo Responsible Tourism Awards, running for the tenth year, awards tourism businesses that demonstrate sustained responsible practice in their operations in terms of their natural, social and economic environments. Awards will be made in the categories Best social involvement programme, Best practice – economic impact, Best overall environmental management system, Best single resource management programme – for energy, water and waste, Most empowered tourism business and Investor in people. An overall Imvelo winner will be selected.
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