Standards for conserving natural resources
- Natural resources and environmentally sensitive sites and their community significance are identified, planned, documented and endorsed by relevant communities.
- A fund exists to support community-based conservation programs and actions.
- Programs exist to present the value of natural resources to local community well-being.
- Local rules and regulations exist relevant to the protection and presentation of nature.
Standards for conservation activities to improve the environment
- A fund is available to support community-based environmental improvement action.
- A locally appropriate solid waste management system exists that applies avoid, reduce, reuse, recycle principles and hygienic handling of putrescible waste (e.g., composting).
- Locally appropriate wastewater management uses technologies that minimize risk to human health and environmental impact.
- Practices ensure that all rules, regulations, and laws relevant to environmental protection are followed.
- Solid waste generation is actively discouraged (e.g., through encouraging refilling of water bottles with treated water).
- Environmental information and education programs are available for hosts, guests and the community.
- Low carbon energy sources are used within the CBT area.