We are trying to make a difference to our planet at The Backpack.
You can rest assured that by choosing to stay with us, you are making a difference as well.
Our cleaning products are bio-degradable
The food waste from the kitchen is used to feed our worm farms
The compost and worm tea from the worm farm is used in our garden and excess is sold and donated to our community project
Throughout the building you will find colour-coded recycling bins, we have a separate company that collects our recyclable materials
The garden at the entrance is waterwise
We support local people by selling their arts and crafts in our community shop
We make use of solar hot water geysers and heat pumps; and water-wise shower heads
Where possible we use LED light bulbs
Our recycling company, Recycle1St, monitors our monthly recycling and sends us a breakdown of what we have recycled.