Madama Hostel & Bistrot
Madama is an accommodation provider based in Italy. Organization believes that “we do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it for our children.” Therefore, they develop policies with waste reduction, optimization, and responsible use of resources in mind. They have found alternative solutions to SUPs without impacting the services offered to their guests and patrons. Attention to waste and resources, together with the protection of the environment, are considered as their principal objectives and can be achieved through development and implementation of conservation, environmental renewal and a sustainable developmental action plan.
Role in programme(s):
Global Tourism Plastics Initiative
In the framework of the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative, Madama Hostel & Bistrot commits to:
- Stimulating the elimination of plastic packaging, plastic items, single-portion or single-serving packaging, and cling films from their kitchens and service areas by 2023;
- Eliminating plastic packaging, plastic items, single-portion or single-serving packaging, containers for cleaning products, and cling films from their cleaning services by 2023;
- Moving towards re-use models and solutions in their cleaning services and food and drink services to replace plastic packaging, plastic items, and single-portion or single-serving packaging by 2023;
- Engaging the value chain to provide data on recyclability and composability of plastic packaging to facilitate the move towards 100% of plastic packaging to be reusable, recyclable, or compostable by 2025;
- Urging business associations, suppliers, and regulators to promote availability of data on recyclability and composability of plastic packaging;
- Developing 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;
- Establishing procurement criteria on % of recycled content in packaging and items;
- Collaborating with others and investing in collection and segregation of recyclable and organic materials in their facilities to help increase recycling and composting rates in practice through investment in resources and engagement of waste service providers, businesses, and key stakeholders;
- Reporting their progress publicly and annually on these commitments.