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Hostal Rhodas

Hostal Rhodas is a youth hostel located in Puebla in Mexico and was created in 2017. They propose activities link to nature like climbing in La Malinche, the Mexican National Park, or rock climbing.

Commitments:

In the framework of the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative, Hostal Rhodas commits to:
  • Eliminating problematic or unnecessary plastic packaging, plastic items, single-portion or single-serving packaging, containers for cleaning products, cling films from their rooms, bathrooms and food and drink services by 2025.
  • Introducing reusable solutions to replace plastic packaging, plastic items, single-portion or single-serving packaging, containers from cleaning products, cling films in their rooms, bathrooms and food and drink services by 2025.
  • 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 engaging suppliers to provide data on recyclability and compostability of plastic packaging, engaging regulators and business associations to promote availability of data on recyclability and compostability, of plastic packaging, establishing procurement criteria on reusability, recyclability, and compostability, and 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 engaging suppliers to provide data on % of recycled content in plastic packaging and items, engaging regulators and business associations to promote availability of data on % of recycled content in plastic packaging and items, establishing procurement criteria on % of recycled content in packaging and items, and 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, engaging waste service providers to receive information on recycling rates, and factors contributing/affecting them,¬† engaging other business and key stakeholders to discuss and take action to improve the performance of waste service providers (e.g., recycling rates), and lastly by investing resources, such as money, time, and personnel to promote innovation that results in increased recycling rates, either through actions at their own operation or elsewhere in the process.

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