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Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort in Thailand Certified as Carbon-Neutral

Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort in Thailand has been officially certified as a carbon-neutral hotel.

Nestled in 70 acres of tropical gardens with an 800-metre-long stretch of white sandy beach, the resort has always been a haven of conservation. This is reflected not only by its pristine landscape, but also by its many eco-friendly amenities and activities, including its innovative Marine Discovery Centre.

Now, Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort has been rewarded for its efforts by the Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO), which carried out a thorough assessment of the propertys operations and awarded it a Carbon Footprint for Organization (CFO) certificate, confirming that the resort has significantly reduced its carbon emissions and successfully offset the rest.

Beach at Phi Phi Island Village Resort in Thailand. Click to enlarge.

Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort was required to measure its emissions, including waste, fuel and electricity consumption in all areas of the property, to calculate the net total of CO2 it releases. This was then verified by the TGO before the resort was recognised as being officially carbon-neutral.

Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort has slashed its waste and emissions with smart solutions such as energy-efficient lighting, water management, recycling programmes, organic gardening, and plastic-free products.

Climate change is the biggest threat to our future, so it is our duty to fight back, said Chao Treenawong, the resorts General Manager. At Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort, we are rising to the challenge of protecting the planet. Through our Marine Discovery Centre we are playing a proactive role in saving our marine ecosystems and educating the next generation. Water covers 71 percent of the earths surface, so a healthy ocean means a healthy planet, and we will continue to work tirelessly to preserve it. There is still much more work to be done, but we are happy and grateful that our efforts have been recognised by the TGO.

The TGO certificate is the latest in a series of environmental accolades achieved by Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort; in 2019 it was awarded 3 Leaves by the Green Leaf Foundation, and it has also been accredited by the Thai Hotels Association as a Plastic Free Resort.

Most recently, the resort received the Green Leaf Certificate for successfully promoting conservation awareness within the travel and tourism industry and met the requirements of Green Hotel Standard Gold Level, certified by the Department of Environmental Quality Promotion from Thailands Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

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