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Hotel Sustainable Practices of Saladero Ecolodge, Costa Rica

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Hotel Sustainable Practices of Saladero Ecolodge, Costa Rica

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Discover the sustainable practices of Saladero Ecolodge located on the Golfo Dulce, accross the Osa Peninsula and Corcovado National Park in Costa Rica.
As part of her Hospitality Tour through Latin America, Florie collected their best responsible practices for Hopineo.org

Discover the sustainable practices of Saladero Ecolodge located on the Golfo Dulce, accross the Osa Peninsula and Corcovado National Park in Costa Rica.
As part of her Hospitality Tour through Latin America, Florie collected their best responsible practices for Hopineo.org

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Hotel Sustainable Practices of Saladero Ecolodge, Costa Rica

  1. 1. SALADERO ECOLODGE GOLFO DULCE, SOUTH-PACIFIC, COSTA RICA www.saladeroecolodge.com - fincasaladero@gmail.com - + (506) 8721 0425
  2. 2. SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES Social Responsibility Local Development Travelers’ awareness Local Heritage & Biodiversity Green Mobility Energy Waste Water Agriculture and Catering Construction Learn about Hotels Sustainable Practices on Hopineo.org
  3. 3. ENERGY MANAGEMENT • Energy is supplied by hybrid systems of solar power and hydro. • Generators are seldom used and solely for construction and repair purposes . • Hot water is provided by passive solar heaters and backup propane heaters that only heat when the water is turned on. • Energy efficient refrigerators, freezer and lighting (LEDs). • Solar and thermostat controlled ventilating fans. • Provides to guests solar lanterns purchased from a for -profit social enterprise (d.light solar) for lighting during their stay. • Low tech bottle-lights providing up to 55w of lights during the day.
  4. 4. WASTE MANAGEMENT Separation and responsible disposal of all waste: • Organic waste is composted. • Recyclables waste go to Puerto Jimenez Recycle Center by boat. • Endevors to purchase as much as possible biodegradable and recyclable products. • Drinks are purchased in returnable glass bottles. • Doesn’t sell water in plastic bottles, offers instead free UV treated water into refillable aluminum bottles to guests from our pristine spring on the property. • Work towards a goal of 100% no waste.
  5. 5. WATER MANAGEMENT • Grey water goes to an underground filtering system & returns to the ground water. • Black water goes to a septic tank and drainfields. • Drinking water is from a pristine spring in the primary rain forest and is UV filtered.
  6. 6. AGRICULTURE & CATERING . • Organic eggs, Fruit and vegetables grown on site without the use of pesticides or commercial fertilizer. • Use of fresh vegetables and fruit instead of canned products • Natural juices are made here from our various tropical fruits . • Gardens and landscaping are fertilized with natural compost and manure . • Learning from the natives about eatable local leaves and plants.
  7. 7. CONSTRUCTION • Uses certified responsible wood from fallen trees, as well as planted bamboos. • Built in a way that natural ventilation and lighting are prominent.
  8. 8. • Education in best practices to all employees on waste reduction, recycling, energy management, composting and water conservation in order to influence their attitude and social habits within the workplace, but also of their extended families. SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
  9. 9. LOCAL DEVELOPMENT • Employ and train local Costa Rican staff from the work improverished area nearby to Saladero. • Classes in English are provided for employees and their children . • Sales of local Costa Rican artwork and handicrafts of indigenous tribes benefit them directly. • Direct financial support to the park service of Piedras National Park by providing housing and facilities when working in our area . • Provides coconuts to workers to enable them to make coconut oil for sale to the public
  10. 10. TRAVELERS’ AWARENESS • Take guests on a complimentary tour of the property to raise their awareness about sustainability living, and the importance of the rain forest and its biodiversity conservation. • Emphasis on taking nothing from the surrounded ecosystem excepting photographs and memories.
  11. 11. • 97% of Saladero property is a protected pristine rain forest (465 acres / 180 hect) • A portion of it, is in fact now part of Piedras Blancas National Park. • Supports Osa Conservation NGO as part of their wild cat conservation program by purchasing, placing and monitoring camera traps in order to monitor animals presence. • Support Earthwatch Charity through the CEIC (Centro de Investigación De Cetaceos Costa Rica) by offering their facilities for volunteers who come at daytime to monitor marine species. LOCAL HERITAGE & BIODIVERSITY
  12. 12. GREEN MOBILITY • The property is accessible only by boat. • The boats are equipped with high efficiency 4 stroke motor. • Once onsite, guests are invited to enjoy motor free transportation, such as kayak, and using their own feet ;-) • Use of boat for transporting guests and buying supplies is coordinated to limit the number of journeys to town and limit the use of fossle fuels
  13. 13. SALADERO ECOLODGE GOLFO DULCE, SOUTH-PACIFIC, COSTA RICA www.saladeroecolodge.com - fincasaladero@gmail.com - + (506) 8721 0425

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