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Dreamtime

Established in 1990, Dreamtime Travellers Rest is a small independent guest house, with clean and friendly accommodation in the City of Cairns created in 2022. The guest houses are set amongst a lush green tropical oasis.

Dreamtime Travellers Rest mission’s is to be an example in terms of reduction of plastic use. The company has put in place different initiatives to become an eco-conscious business by installing solar panels, waste management systems, led lights, compost and water heaters.

Commitments:

In the framework of the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative, Dreamtime commits to:
  • Eliminating problematic or unnecessary plastic packaging from their kitchens and bathrooms by 2022.
  • Eliminating problematic or unnecessary single-portion or single-serving packaging from their cleaning services by 2022.
  • Introducing reusable solutions to replace single-portion or single-serving packaging in their rooms by 2022.
  • Introducing reusable solutions to replace plastic packaging in their service areas by 2022.
  • Introducing reusable solutions to replace plastic items in their logistics [no date].
  • Engaging the value chain to provide data on recyclability and compostability of plastic packaging to facilitate the move towards 100% of plastic packaging to be reusable, recyclable, or compostable by 2025, notably by establishing of a 2025 target on % of plastic packaging to be reusable, recyclable, or compostable.
  • Taking action to increase the amount of recycled content across all plastic packaging and items used by 2025, notably by establishing of target of % of recycled content in packaging and items by 2025.
  • Collaborating with others and investing in collection and segregation of recyclable and organic materials in our facilities to help increase recycling and composting rates in practice, notably by providing proper training and means for staff to sort solid waste (especially plastic waste), according to local regulations, sustainability standards, and/or technical guidance from waste management service provider.