The Final Conference was opened by Ms. Fadila Laanan on behalf of the Brussels regional government, taking place at Balsamine theatre in Schaerbeek – a unique storytelling experience looking back at the previous 3 years of the project. URBANWASTE welcomed the project’s 11 pilot cities and regions, other 16 project partners and invitees and guestContinue Reading “The URBAN WASTE final conference”
Hearing from Women Leaders in the Hospitality Industry
This Wednesday our hotel engaged our staff in sustainability efforts, helping to improve the local environment by taking part in the Beach Clean Up. The beach clean at Playa Jardín: involved 60 staff of over 15 hotels of Puerto de la Cruz collected 200 kg of solid waste, mailny cigarette stubs !! After it wasContinue Reading “Tigaiga involved in Beach Clean Up Playa Jardín”
Today we celebrate the regional holiday of the Canary Islands. The holiday is held in memory of the first session of the new regional parliament on May 30, 1983. Since then, the “Día de Canarias” is celebrated on all islands, and throughout the day numerous events take place, with tradition and folklore in the foreground.Continue Reading “May 30th – Dia de Canarias”
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”
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”
Again, we are starting to collaborate in a new EU pilot project iniciative. This time it will be: “Urban Waste”. The project will develop eco-innovative and gender-sensitive waste prevention and management strategies in cities with high levels of tourism in order to reduce the urban waste production and improve municipal waste management. In our specific case the firstContinue Reading “New EU pilot project: Urban waste”
The success story on Hotel Tigaiga is now online. You can access it here: https://ec.europa.eu/growth/tools-databases/dem/watify/inspiring/watify-success-stories/digital-technologies The case study of Hotel Tigaiga Tenerife on Watify’s webpage on the European Commission website: https://ec.europa.eu/growth/tools-databases/dem/watify.