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Taking care of our Environment

Whanganui Tours respects our relationship with the natural environment and its ecosystems. We acknowledge the adverse impacts that human activity can impose and take actions to prevent degradation of those natural systems.

Whanganui Tours principles and practices

Monitoring and managing our environmental performance and working towards targets set to reduce adverse impacts.

Complying with relevant local Government environmental policy, practices, regulations and legislation.

Where possible Whanganui Tours staff will be encouraged to purchase biodegradable or recycle products, we use eco cleaning products & rubbish bags.

Once a month to pick up rubbish along the Whanganui River Road

We commit to purchasing 5 Tree’s from Tree’s that count on a quartley basis.

We commit to the Tiaki promise. The promise is to care for New Zealand, for now and for future generations and to act as a guardian, protecting and preserving our home.

We encourage visitors to plant a tree with us along the Whanganui River

Energy Conservation

Staff to turn off lights and appliances when they are not in use. Energy efficient lighting to be installed.

Waste Management

Recycling facilities to be provided. Educate staff and visitors correctly on the use recycling facilities, staff and visitors are encouraged to recycle. Compostable waste removed off site to be composted, waste is to be collected in biodegradable rubbish bags.

Vehicle Fleet

Staff to schedule routes minimising wastage, fuel consumption to reduce carbon footprint. All vehicles are to be serviced and maintained to ensure their efficiency • Vehicles to be washed using a car wash with recyclable water and carbon emissions of the fleet will be monitored

Responsibility & Review

Whanganui Tours Cares about the future of our earth and lowering our carbon footprint. As Kaitiaki we source the locally grown or produced food for you to enjoy, and we recycle everything we can after your visit with us. To further help in reducing our carbon foot print, keeping our air clean and limit global warming we invite you to plant a Tree with us.