There is a range of government and industry initiatives to help tourism operators adopt better environmental management practices.
NSW Government initiatives
Sustaining your environment
NSW Environment and Heritage offers practical and financial assistance to achieve greater resource-efficiency and more sustainable work practices.
Love Food Hate Waste
The Food Donation Tool Kit can save your business money and ensures your surplus food is provided to support those in need.
The Building Sustainability Index (BASIX) ensures homes are designed using specific water and energy targets. These principles can also be applied to other types of construction.
Australian Government resources and initiatives
Tourism Australia Sustainability toolkit
A resource for the tourism industry
Green Vehicle Guide
Provides information on environmental performance of new light vehicles sold in Australia.
Resources including design and water efficiency guides for office buildings
Tourism industry accreditation
Administers an Eco Certification program which provides an assurance that eco certified products are backed by a commitment to best practice ecological sustainability.
Provides evaluation and certification for tourism operators.
NSW Business Chamber
The NSW Business Chamber works with members to provide practical information and advice that helps business to implement a solution.