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posts about the sustainability initiatives at Jetwing Hotels related to carbon & energy, water & waste, and responsible sourcing

Waste Management Plan for Negombo Poruthota Road – A Public Private Partnership

Background Negombo is located approximately 37km north of the commercial capital of Colombo in Sri Lanka, at the mouth of the Negombo lagoon. It is the major beach resort in Sri Lanka’s west coast. The wide sandy beaches and the safe… Continue Reading →

Celebrating World Children’s Day at Jetwing St. Andrew’s

‘Reduce, Reuse and Recycle’ awareness campaign… To instill the principles of responsible waste management and educate school children on the 3R concept, Jetwing St. Andrew’s organized an awareness program titled ‘Reduce, Reuse and Recycle’. The program was conducted on World… Continue Reading →

From wastes to resources – Organic farm at Jetwing Yala

Spread across half an acre of previously unutilized land, the vegetable/fruit farm at Jetwing Yala is a model of minimum input farming – which uses only organic matter to aid in the plants’ growth. A conventional composting facility and a process… Continue Reading →

Nature walk to Lover’s Leap waterfall

The spectacular waterfall is about 30 meters high and falls off from a huge rock; and is incipient of the streams and brooks of Sri Lanka’s highest mountain range, Piduruthalagala (at 2524m). Lover’s Leap is not a large waterfall, nevertheless,… Continue Reading →

Edible Landscaping

An edible landscape by definition is a food producing landscape which is completely in tune with nature – a mixture of beauty with utility. It is the practical integration of food plants within an ornamental or decorative setting. While the… Continue Reading →

Organic farm at Jetwing Beach

Jetwing Beach has been operating an organic agricultural park for over a year, growing and harvesting various edible crops as well as mangrove plants (mal kadol- Aegiceras Corriculatum, Karen koku-Acrosticum, Manda-Avicennia marina) which were donated by NARA Negombo to enhance… Continue Reading →

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