Environmental issues in Zanzibar are both crucial and challenging. We live on a beautiful small island that needs to be maintained as naturally as possible. Yet the addition of many large resorts and their accompanying consumption and waste has a substantial impact. A lack of recycling facilities only makes it more challenging.
Many items are recycled automatically and naturally. The best examples are soda bottles. Coca Cola and Pepsi both still provide glass bottles and we are required to provide empty bottles for full ones so that they can be reused. Unfortunately, the beer companies do not recycle their bottles. There are no other facilities available to recycle glass on the island. We do what we can as a hotel. We have looked at other ways to be "responsible citizens". Below are just a few initiatives from us:Read More