Mockingbird Hill Hotel, Jamaica

Tourism is a desirable activity of economic benefit to the nation and local communities, and of personal benefit to the individual. Excessive and intensive tourism development and activity can threaten the quality of both the environment and of the touristic experience. At Hotel Mocking Bird Hill they believe that every enterprise has an obligation to protect the environment and the society to make a positive contribution. They have taken a formal approach to ensure that good environmental practices are identified and monitored for the future. They are committed to environmental management that is incorporated into every aspect of its operations and take a holistic view of their business.

q Waste Minimisation, reuse and recycling

+ Energy efficiency, conservation and management

Ø Management of fresh water resources

Û Waste Water Management

K Transport

H Land use planning and management

" Involving staff, customers and communities in environmental issues

Y ' Partnerships for sustainable development

C Protection of air quality

o Environmentally sensitive purchasing policy

Barbara Walker, Manager

Hotel Mocking Bird Hill