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Bensaude Hotels Collection — promoting sustainability

Bensaude Hotels Collection is committed to promoting social, economic and environmental sustainability. That is why the company takes action to minimize the impact of its activity on the environment, while developing the regional economy.

Among these measures, the company gives preference to regional and local products, promotes sustainable fishing, uses renewable energy, sponsors local traditions such as the "Maios” and "O Espírito Santo”, and celebrates the World Environment Day.


Certified for more than 10 years

In line with the company’s strategy and philosophy, the Bensaude Hotels Collection implements good environmental practices. Among other actions, the company performs waste separation, monitor emission levels and carries out daily measurements to assess water and energy consumption. 

Here are some of our 2018 numbers, reflecting the Bensaude Hotels Collection sustainability, where we saved:
  • enough water for 2,587 people to take a shower every day for 1 year
  • enough electricity to maintain a 60W fluorescent lamp connected uninterruptedly for 8 years
  • enough Diesel to drive around the world (at its equatorial diameter) 11 times
  • enough gas to cook 12,031 meals
  • enough Plastic/Metal Packaging to produce 1,913,688 cans (0.33 L – 12 oz each)
  • enough Glass containers to produce 369,600 bottles (0.75 L – 25 oz each)
  • Paper/Cardboard that prevented the slaughter of 7,260 trees and emissions to the atmosphere of 825 Tons of Co2



Certifications

All hotel units have WE SHARE (social responsibility) and the WE CARE (environmental sustainability) certification Seals, awarded by the Associação de Hotelaria de Portugal.