Tallying Kgadi’s Bed & Breakfast score after the first site vist

Here is a summary of the responsible practices at Kgadi’s Bed & Breakfast at the start of the project.


Water saving devices
  • Some toilets are fitted with water-saving devices
  • The washing machine is water-wise
Water saving practices
  • Water leaks and drips are reported immediately for repair
  • Gardens are watered before 10h00 or after 16h00

energy_saving_small_no_fill_ecoENERGY SAVING

Energy saving devices
  • Lighting is all energy efficient CFLs or LEDs
  • Rooms have extra blankets for use in cooler months
Energy saving practices
  • Laundry is air dried except for towels that are tumble dried in winter

 carbon_neutral_small_no_fill_ecoREDUCING CARBON EMISSIONS

  • Trips made by vehicle are planned so that there are no or fewer ’empty legs’

recycling_small_no_fill_ecoWASTE MANAGEMENT

Reducing waste
  • Food waste is minimised, eg by making meals to order instead of a buffet
  • Waste that can be re-used by the business or others has been identified

eco_cleaning_small_no_fill_ecoECO CLEANING

  • The business knows which substances being used are harmful
  • Some harmful substances are substituted with environmentally-friendly alternatives
  • The use of remaining harmful substances is limited

RESPONSIBLE PURCHASINGresponsible_purchasing_small_no_fill_eco copy


  • Single use room amenities are offered to short stay guests only


  • Guests are given information about saving water
  • Guests are given information about saving electricity

sustainable_operations_small_no_fill_eco copySUSTAINABLE OPERATIONS AND MANAGEMENT

  • Guest feedback is collected, monitored and acted upon

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