OUR COMMITMENTS

Brackenhurst Training and Conference Center is keenly aware of its responsibilities to the environment, its employees and to the community. We are committed to the following practices and principles to enable us to minimize our impact on the environment.

INDIGENOUS FOREST

The continued conversion of a ‘silent’ Eucalyptus plantation into 40 acres of indigenous forest with a rich, and increasing biodiversity

NATURAL WETLAND

A healthy, natural wetland that filters river water, neutralizing harmful farm chemicals and in providing clean water for the community downstream

FIREWOOD

Growth of our firewood through PFLI, meaning that we control the chopping of trees as well as their replanting

EDUCATION

A forward-thinking school dedicated to environmental learning with students who are already leading the way and providing examples of green-living

VEGETABLE GARDEN

An organic vegetable garden means less pesticides, a lower carbon footprint, and creates a model for surrounding communities

PLASTIC & RECYCLING

A commitment to drastically reduce our waste through a partnership with Taka Taka Solutions

SOLAR HEATING

Reducing our reliance on wood-fuel through the installation of 38 solar panels

WATER SAVING

A commitment to reduce our water usage and wastage through a wide variety of creative techniques

OUR STAFF

Our staff is our greatest asset. We are committed to providing a safe, healthy working environment for our staff