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10 pledges for Earth Day 2022

Earth Day 2022 pledges for Bawah Reserve Indonesia

In support of the inspirational Earth Day 2022 theme #InvestInOurPlanet here are our 10 sincere pledges for the year ahead:

 

1) We will reopen our resort, having recruited local staff – first from the Anambas
community and then from the rest of Indonesia.

smiling_males_female_staff_holding_towel_tray_bawah_uniform_standing_at_jetty (2)-jpg

 

2) We remain committed to our four ring local sourcing policy: either we grow it on Bawah; or we import from the Anambas islands, then Batam Island, then the rest of Indonesia.

Rosella plant Permaculture Gardens 2

 

3) For the future health of our marine reserve ecosystem, we will deploy another 150 coral spiders, 50 hexadomes and 50 bottle reefs on our coral reefs.

bottle reef

 
4) We will continue to protect any turtle nests we discover and facilitate the nesting and
safe release of turtle hatchlings.

Turtle Release Bawah Anambas Foundation

 
5) We will remain free from single-use plastic, while continuing to educate our suppliers on alternatives to plastic and polystyrene packaging, encouraging them too to work towards going plastic-free. 

Bawah Copper Water Bottle


6) By recycling our own waste and supporting the local waste management programme set up by the Anambas Foundation, we will work towards the goal of sending zero waste to landfill. 

female_anambas_foundation_staff_presenting_waste_training

 

 
7) We will grow enough of our own vegetables and fruit to meet at least 40% of Bawah’s needs.

Bawah-reserve-medium-res-4786 (1) Permaculture

 
8) We will compost 100% of our organic waste to create nutrient-rich soil for our
permaculture gardens. 

compost - greenhouse - permaculture

 
9) We commit to using only environmentally friendly cleaning supplies and pesticides at
the resort.

Housekeeping making bed

 

 

 
10) We will systematically introduce solar power to meet our electricity needs.

solar panels sea bawah

 

 

Follow us for updates on these pledges or come and see them in action for yourselves:

 

 

Start Your Journey

 

 

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