At 008 Villa we are committed to the environment and our local community. Our ethos is to run our operations in the most sustainable manner without compromising the guest experience.

We have implemented and will continue to expand upon the following systems and initiatives:
Electricity
  • 22,5 kW of solar panels for electricity production
  • 25 kWh battery bank to store and supplement electricity demand
  • Solar & battery installation reduces CO2 Emissions by roughly 10 tons per annum
  • Installed a power monitoring system and incentivised staff to reduce electricity consumption in all areas of the operation
  • Replaced all lighting with low wattage LED bulbs
  • Removed 12V circuits to eliminate the use of transformers
  • Gas hobs for cooking in both kitchens
Water
  • 12500 litre rain catchment tanks
  • Borehole and filtration system for water supply
  • Flow restrictors in taps and showers
  • WaterPebbles in showers to encourage shorter showering times
  • Waterless hand sanitiser in bathrooms and kitchens
  • Linen reuse policy to cut down unnecessary washing
Water
  • 12500 litre rain catchment tanks
  • Borehole and filtration system for water supply
  • Flow restrictors in taps and showers
  • WaterPebbles in showers to encourage shorter showering times
  • Waterless hand sanitiser in bathrooms and kitchens
  • Linen reuse policy to cut down unnecessary washing
Waste
  • Sustainable products and packaging used where possible
  • No excessive packaging allowed by suppliers
  • All waste is separated and recyclable items are collected weekly
  • Food waste is placed in Bokashi bins and converted into compost
  • A worm farm is used to break down fruit and vegetable waste
Charity and development
  • Condemned linen is donated to local charities
  • Condemned towelling is donated to the Domestic Animal Rescue Group (DARG)
  • Regular monetary donations to the Street Smart Foundation
  • Intensive training and upskilling conducted with employees
Charity and development
  • Condemned linen is donated to local charities
  • Condemned towelling is donated to the Domestic Animal Rescue Group (DARG)
  • Regular monetary donations to the Street Smart Foundation
  • Intensive training and upskilling conducted with employees
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