Our Green Efforts

[vc_row full_width=”stretch_row_content_no_spaces” css=”.vc_custom_1594389946787{padding-top: 150px !important;padding-bottom: 150px !important;background-image: url(https://www.upgrade.truebluebay.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/About-11-Our-Green-Efforts-Header-1-scaled.jpg?id=11077) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}”][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1585332530675{background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}”][rs_section_heading small_heading_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0.79)” big_heading_color=”#ffffff” small_heading_font_size=”14px” big_heading_font_size=”40px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row_content_no_spaces”][vc_column][rs_space lg_device=”120″ md_device=”” sm_device=”” xs_device=”50″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][rs_section_heading small_heading=”Our Green Efforts and Sustainability” big_heading=”Because we care about our planet!” small_heading_color=”#f26622″ small_heading_font_size=”15px” big_heading_color=”#111111″ big_heading_font_size=”50px”][rs_space lg_device=”30″ md_device=”” sm_device=”” xs_device=”20″][vc_column_text]Being a small island, Grenada has few resources for recycling. In spite of this, we try to take care of our environment as best as possible and are always looking for ways to improve especially at the moment when the new Covid-19 protocols ask us to dispose of many single-use items. Slowly we are navigating our way through and finding sustainable and environmental solutions to use effective eco-friendly disinfectants and other sanitizing products and methods approved internationally.

One of the things you will notice during your visit is that our staff wear locally-made reusable masks that we wash and disinfect at the Resort as well as their aprons and uniforms. We have trained our staff to constantly wash their hands so we don’t have to use plastic gloves. We have an electric bus charged with PV solar panels to transport our guests and staff. Our organic food waste either goes to our onsite compost or to local pig farmers. All our garden waste is composted and the material used to fertilise the hotel grounds. We have a small plantation of banana trees, fruits and veggies that love the composted material (soon this garden will be accessible to our guests to visit or to work alongside our gardener).

Please be assured that we will continue with our philosophy of taking care of the environment using eco-friendly products throughout the pandemic. Environmental sustainability continues to be at the heart of our operations.[/vc_column_text][rs_space lg_device=”60″ md_device=”” sm_device=”” xs_device=””][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]

True Blue’s growing green list.

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Here are some things we are doing differently to deal with COVID-19 protocols as a sustainable resort:

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Please drink tap water (it’s free) rather than purchasing it or use our water refill stations in various locations around the property. Grenada water is pure as can be; the water at the hotel has been tested and found to be purer than water sold in plastic bottles. We also welcome you to join in our Earth Hour and Earth Day celebrations and regular beach clean-ups when they occur during your stay. We thank you for your efforts as each one counts toward a Greener Grenada and a Greener Earth![/rs_special_text][rs_space lg_device=”20″ md_device=”” sm_device=”” xs_device=””][/vc_column][vc_column][rs_space lg_device=”70″ md_device=”” sm_device=”” xs_device=”50″][/vc_column][/vc_row]