Good practice destination Středisko ekologické výchovy SEVER - NGO

Contributor Pavla Stankova
Country Czech Republic
  • Accommodation Providers
  • Destination
  • Environment
  • awareness raising
  • ecoact
Release date 10/12/2017
Landscape type Urban
  • Knowledge Networking, Training and Education
  • Natural Heritage & Biodiversity
GSTC Criteria for Destinations
  • A2 Destination management strategy and action plan
  • B6 Property and user rights
  • D.5. Energy conservation
  • D.10. Solid waste reduction
Marketplace category Accommodation Providers Accommodation Providers
Type Best Practice Destination (Best Practice Destination)
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Good Practice Innovation Sheet
Items Description
1. WHO
Key people and organisations (initiator, leader, partners)  Středisko ekologické výchovy SEVER - NGO
Key Figures Surface Inhabitants Tourism arrivals Tourism nights
 300m2  N/A  No data  No data
2. WHY
Reason for taking the good practice action  This NGO provides accomodation in eco-friendly enviroment and educational programme about nature for children, adults, teachers, students etc. 
Issues and challenge  NGO wanted to recieve ECO-LABEL and czech label environmental friendly services. 
3. HOW
Methods /steps / tools used (to develop the good practice) Low consumption of water and energy, recycling; use of environmental friendly substances; providing information about nature protection to the tourists; linen and towels change just one or twice a week; trained staff; automatic systems for regulation of heat and light.
Specific/measurable results, benefits Educational programmes; website; cooperation with schools; atractive environmnent for tourist from abroad; recycling bins
Recognitions (e.g. awards)  ECO-LABEL; czech environemental friendly service; label Pavučina (spider web) - label for organizations with programmes in ecological environment
Lessons learned Even a small amout of money and people can accomplish big things.
Challenges met Getting ECO-LABEL for turism accomodation
Critical success factors Reliable team who was not afraid to work overtime.
6. MORE 
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