Society & Environment

On the path to sustainability

We are working on a pilot project at the Tigaiga:  one of  Spain’s first self-composting system The system consists of a machine for bio-waste of food origin installed at the hotel, with the capacity to treat 17 tonnes of bio-waste a year, which will produce 2 tonnes of good quality compost to be used inContinue Reading “On the path to sustainability”

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Social Accounting for Sustainability

Last Friday  at the Faculty of Economics, Business and Tourism the lecturer of the University of the Basque Country, Leire San José, gave a seminar on social monetization. She, together with Professor José Luis Retolaza, leads the methodology of monetization of social value that Beatriz Guzmán Pérez and Javier Mendoza Jimenez (from the University ofContinue Reading “Social Accounting for Sustainability”

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Implementing innovative waste management measures

Today we installed a new composting machine for the treatment of the organic waste from our kitchen and restaurant: we want to reduce waste, and the emission of greenhouse gases and produce a quality compost for our gardens. Our team will now deposit organic waste daily in the “Big Hanna” composter. We hope that inContinue Reading “Implementing innovative waste management measures”

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WATIFY initiative – Hotel Tigaiga

Our hotel has been contacted regarding the second phase of the Watify initiative – an awareness-raising campaign, funded by the European Commission, on digital and technological transformation. The objective of the Watify initiative is to speed up the modernisation of Europe’s industry and to unleash new business opportunities in Europe. The Watify team has developedContinue Reading “WATIFY initiative – Hotel Tigaiga”

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Wiki Loves Earth 2017

Again this year, several countries are organizing the international photo competition “Wiki Loves Earth“ of scenic landscapes. Spain is right now in the middle of the one-month contest period, which finished on May 31st. If you wish to join with your lovely Tenerife holidays photos just click on the following link: https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anexo:Lugares_de_importancia_comunitaria_de_las_Islas_Canarias Good luck!

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Tree planting in the Orotava area

Dear Tigaiga guests! With your donations you financed the planting of local trees on the 10th of March in the Barranco del Infierno,  Orotava Valley. In doing so, you contributed not only to preservation of the biological diversity and functions of this area, but also to active climate protection. Mixed natural forests are the largest terrestrialContinue Reading “Tree planting in the Orotava area”