When it comes to travel, one of the most important considerations to make is how we can all make our trips as sustainable as possible. We all want to experience the astounding beauty of the world around us, but if we’re to preserve its wonders, we all have to do what we can to protect the environment and people alike.
If you’re interested in what we do at The Bucket List Company to improve our sustainability – and what you can do as an individual to make your travels more ethical – keep reading.
Here at The Bucket List Company, we are committed to continually improving our sustainability profile as a company. As a relatively new independent travel operator, this is an ongoing process for us of identifying viable opportunities to increase our sustainability and integrating this into our small-scale operations.
Whilst it would be impossible to communicate our entire sustainability protocol here, there are a few key things we do to make The Bucket List Company as “green” as possible:
We are passionate about ensuring that our trips leave a positive impact on not only our clients themselves, but also the communities we visit and work with in-country.
For all of our trips, we work with the best in-country providers to create amazing trips that will leave our clients with unforgettable experiences. Using local DMCs and guides is beneficial to both our Bucketlisters and the local community itself – we get superior insight and experience from guides who have grown up in the area; the local community is supported through the accommodation we use, the restaurants we visit and much more.
As well as working with in-country operators and supporting local businesses, we also try to make our trips as ethical as possible by:
As we all know, when it comes to sustainability, the work is never done. At The Bucket List Company, we’re always looking towards the ways in which we can improve our “green” profile.
We soon hope to switch all of our (already limited) paper communications to recycled envelopes, and we are also researching how we might be able to introduce carbon offsetting.
As travellers, we are all responsible for making well-informed choices during our trips in order to minimise our environmental impact. If you’re looking for ways to make your travels as ethical as possible, here are a few basic tips to get you started: