Beautiful flowers tree in the spring season

Sustainability

Sundvolden Hotel is a privately owned hotel, run with a long-term perspective.

Nr. 2 Zero Hunger

Promotes sustainable agriculture

Requirements for organic food and drink. Requirements for sustainable food that burdens the environment less . Rewarding local produced food.

Nr. 3 Good Health

Reduce the use of chemicals harmful to healt and the environment

A high proportion of the chemicals for general cleaning, dishwashing and textile washing are eco-labelled. Requirements for dosage of chemicals.

Nr. 6 Clean Water

Improve water utilization and reduce the use of harmful chemicals

Limits on water consumption and measures to use less water. Ensure sustainable water management, access to water and good sanitation for all.

Nr. 7 Affordable and clean energy

Improve energy utilization and promotes renewable energy

Requirements for energy efficiency, and rewards for using less energy. Rewards renewable energy sources for heating water and premises

Nr. 8 Decent work

Promotes decent work and economic growth

Promote lasting, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full employment and decent work for all.

Nr. 10 Reduced inequalities

Ensure equal opportunities and reduce differences in living conditions

Inequality is negative for sustainable economic growth. So if less inequality contributes to a better economy for society and companies, investing in diversity will be profitable.

Nr. 11 Sustainable cities and communities

Improve the urban environment

Promote the use of environmentally friendly goods transport. Requirements for efficient waste sorting, which ensures material recycling and utilization of resources.

Nr. 12 Responsible consumption and production

We are Swan labelled

The Nordic Ecolabel is a guarantee that we as a company actively work to reduce the burden on the environment and climate. We have lower resource consumption in operations and we ensure sustainable production and control back in the supply chain.

Nr. 13 Climate action

Requirements for efficient use of resources and promote renewable energy

Requirements for energy efficiency and rewards for using less energy. Reduced use of disposable items.

Nr. 14 Life below water

Promotes sustainable fishing and prevents water pollution

Sustainably certified fish is served, and endagered fish is prohibited. A high proportion of the chemicals for general cleaning, dishwashing and textile washing are eco-labelled.

Nr. 15 Life on land

Promotes biological diversity and sustainable use of ecosystems on land

Requirements for organic food and drink. A high proportion of the chemicals for general cleaning, dishwashing and textil washing are eco-labelled.

Svanemerket

The Nordics' official environmental label

The Nordic Ecolabel is a tool for businesses like us to take the environment seriously, and who want to reach people and businesses who do too.


Watch NRK`s report on food waste at Sundvolden:

https://tv.nrk.no/serie/distriktsnyheter-oestafjells/DKTE99120517/05-12-2017#t=42s


Watch our film about sustainability at Sundvolden:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-ItfuqDPiE
 

We have set ourselves the following goals for the environmental work at the hotel:

- The hotel industry's best working environment (Winner fo the Norwegian working environment Award 2008)

- Sundvolden Hotel must be Co2 neutral by 2015, we achieved this, and we have our own pellet central as the main heating source for the hotel.

- We are proud of our Swan certification, which we have had since 2011

- Reduce the use of water and energy by means of good management and control

- Sort waste (80% sorting rate) as reduce the total amount of waste, especially plastic and food waste

- Contribute financially and in other ways to good projects in relation to children and young people. 


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