Your visit to Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort just got a little greener. As of July 1st, 2011 the Resort development officially joins the EcoStayTM program. EcoStayTM is a national initiative that helps resorts measure their carbon footprint, identify and fund reduction strategies and balance off their greenhouse gas emissions through carbon offsetting.
Under the program, Sunrise Ridge will collect two dollars per night from resort guests. Funds will be used to purchase carbon offsets in support of emission-reducing projects across the country such as renewable energy, sustainable farming, energy efficiency, composting and recycling – making each night completely ‘carbon neutral’. The guest’s contribution offsets 86kg of CO2-e (or carbon equivalents). That’s about the same as taking 7 cars off the road for the day. All EcoStayTM Carbon Offset Projects are registered on the Canadian Standards Association’s (CSA) GHG CleanProjectsTM Registry ensuring ISO 14064-2 reporting and independent ISO 14064-3 verification. In addition, each offset tonne is uniquely serialized by CSA to ensure proper retirement and avoid double counting.
But that’s not all. The program also supports on-site environmental upgrades and renovations, further reducing the resort’s impact. A typical 150 room Canadian resort can produce three tonnes of greenhouses gases each day. That’s the same as driving 200 cars, heating and lighting 100 homes or taking 5,000 airplane flights. Guests at Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort now know that they are helping to significantly reduce these emissions.
Parkville is such a place of beauty with a ton of sandy beach to explore. With spring upon us now it’s time to explore the wonder of Parksville! The Resort is located near Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park. Old trees, and sandy beaches make this park a perfect place to relax and rejuvenate on your Parksville holiday! At low tide the ocean recedes almost a kilometer, providing an ideal place for visitors of all ages to play in the sand and explore the shoreline. When the tide rolls in the warmed water is unbeatable for swimming and salt water fun. Explore the park, pack a picnic, and plan to spend the whole day at this incredible destination on Vancouver Island!
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