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Group Accommodation YHA Port Elliot

YHA Port Elliot is committed to reducing its environmental footprint through a mix of conservation and sustainable practices and services. 

Sustainability at YHA Port Elliot

Initiatives include:

Energy/Greenhouse gas reduction:

  • Low energy lighting used throughout the hostel
  • Motion sensor lighting in common areas
  • Use partial green energy from electricity supplier
  • Promotion of public transport
  • Bike rental with free bike storage
  • Participate in Earth Hour
  • Water Saving measures:
  • 4 star WELS rated taps and showers
  • Dual flush toilets and waterless urinals
  • Drought resistant planting in gardens

Waste minimisation:

  • Recycling stations in kitchens and office areas.
  • Recycle paper, cardboard, glass, plastic, aluminium and steel cans, clothing, batteries and printer cartridges.
  • Organic waste collected for composting onsite 
  • Use partially recycled paper in office
  • Sell refillable water bottles
  • Sell fabric shopping bags 
  • Participate in Clean Up Australia
  • Onsite vegetable garden

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.