YHA Adelaide Central

YHA Adelaide Central and Sustainability

At YHA Adelaide Central, our entire team is commited to reducing our environmental footprint and being responsible community members through a mix of conservation and sustainability practices and services.

During your stay, we have made it easy for you to participate in sustainable practices and we value your ideas to further our efforts.

Sustainability at YHA Adelaide Central

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Energy Efficiency:

  • Low energy lighting
  • Bike storage - to encourage sustainable transport
  • Solar Hot Water system - warm showers for you - happy environment
  • Key Card Power
  • Administration devices turned off at night

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Waste minimisation:

  • Fabric shopping bags available for sale
  • Comprehensive recycling bins on every floor
  • Recycled paper used where needed
  • Refillable water bottles available
  • Water fountain/bubblers available for refilling water bottles
  • Herb garden
  • Biodegradable cleaning products

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Water conservation:

  • Water efficient appliances
  • Dual flush toilets
  • Instant hot water urn
  • Front loader washing machines
  • Water fountains/bubblers

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Social sustainability:

  • Our team is proud to be able to help those that aren't lucky enough to have a bed every night by supporting the Hutt St Centre.


Help protect the environment

With a donation of $2, you can help fund sustainability projects to reduce the environmental footprints of both our properties and our travellers.

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).

YHA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia. We pay our respects to the elders, past and present, and the extended Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We recognise their custodianship of the land, sea, & water for over 60,000 years.

YHA Australia is a proud member of Hostelling International - a network of more than 2,650 hostels across 57 countries that share the mission of making travel more sustainable & accessible.