Stradbroke Island YHA

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Stradbroke Island YHA and Sustainability

SUSTAINABILITY PRACTICES AT STRADBROKE ISLAND YHA

Stradbroke Island YHA is committed to reducing its environmental footprint and being a responsible community member through a mix of conservation and sustainable practices and services.  Initiatives include:

 

Water saving measures:

Signage throughout the Hostel promoting water & energy conservation

 

Energy/Greenhouse Gas Reduction:

Solar panels generating power for the hostel funded by the Sustainable Hostels Fund 

LED lights throughout the hostel

Bike storing and renting available at the hostel

Signage throughout the Hostel promoting water & energy conservation

 

Waste Minimisation:

Co-Mingled recycling system in use  (paper, glass, plastics, aluminum)

Reusable water bottles sold through our reception

 

Social Sustainability

Participation in Earth Hour and Clean Up Australia Day

Offer a Dive Master Internships to students who receive professional Dive Master training, accommodation at the hostel and unlimited dives all free of charge over a 3 month period.

Fundraising collection point for Volunteer Marine Rescue and Sea Shepard Australia

Did You Know?

Every night you spend in a hostel creates an average of 9 kilograms of carbon emissions
(Certified by the Carbon Reduction Institute).

How Can You Help?

Each time you book a bed online, you can choose to contribute $1 towards the Sustainable Hostel Fund.
By going green with YHA, you can help us turn our existing properties into eco-friendly hostels and be greenest hostel network in Australia.
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