One of the biggest challenges with recycling in your tourism business can be your guests! With visitors from all over the province, country, continent or globe, recycling habits and understanding can vary significantly. The best way to make it easy... Read More >
Green Tourism recently conducted a survey in partnership with the Tourism Industry Associations of Canada, Ontario and British Columbia. We wanted to find out what information tourism businesses and organizations would find the most valuable when it comes to sustainability.
In... Read More >
August 17 is World Honey Bee Day, a day to raise awareness about our dependence on the work honey bees do to ensure a healthy and sustainable food system. It is estimated that bees are responsible for about one in... Read More >
Did you know that measuring and reducing your carbon footprint can help you cut costs while reducing your environmental impacts? Make a pledge to measure your carbon footprint in 2017 and we'll send you a free workbook on how to do... Read More >
Wondering how you can get involved with World Environment Day on June 5, 2017? Check out their handy Toolkit for Businesses and Organizations.
Why Get Involved?
Inform - It’s a great moment to demonstrate what your business / organization is doing to... Read More >
Want to have your your voice heard when it comes to sustainable development in the global tourism and hospitality industry?
In the context of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, UNWTO produced an initial draft discussion paper that offers... Read More >
Last week at Green Tourism Canada, we received an email from a member about sustainable purchasing. She was wondering if we had a list of “green suppliers” in her area that she could consider purchasing from. I decided to pick... Read More >
Spring is the perfect time to check in on those green business goals we keep waxing poetic about over here at Green Tourism Canada, and it’s also a great time to check in on your progress. Why? Well, it’s been... Read More >
We all know New Year’s resolutions can be hard to stick with and that’s why we’re going to try hard to help your business stay on top of your sustainability goals this year. After all, that’s sort of our mission, with... Read More >
Watch out Canada! 2017 marks the International Year of Sustainable Tourism and we are super excited to keep you inspired with what opportunities this presents for your business. Read on for some suggestions and stay tuned for more “International Year”... Read More >
Moving your company towards sustainability needs to come from both the top down as well as the bottom up. Once an executive decision is made to support sustainability, there needs to be ongoing support to establish and implement a green... Read More >
Finding ways to conserve energy will not only move your business in a more sustainable direction, but will also save you money immediately. Energy bills (from lighting, heating and cooling buildings/facilities) are usually some of the most significant costs for businesses. Creating... Read More >
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