Energy Management

~The school building has been created in a way that rooms aerate themselves out and they don't need any air-conditioning system in classrooms and offices
~The NGO is currently looking to implement solar energy for their boarding school.
~The back-up generator works on biodiesel made from their used cooking oil

Water & Wastewater Management

Water savings:
~The hotel has a towel and bed-linen reuse program: customers are encouraged to reuse their towels, and then put it on the floor when they need a new one.

Wastewater treatment:
~The restaurant has a greasy and oil filter to limit its impact on wastewater
~Sala Baï has a septic tank as a wastewater treatment facility, and so doesn't reject any polluted water in nature

Waste Management

~They phased out plastic straws: Sala Bai makes its own straws every day from morning glory.
~The hotel provides water in glass bottles in rooms
~But also refillable bottles to their customers for their daily trip

~Plastic-free snacks and beverages are offered to customers in their rooms

~Plastic bags and styrofoam boxes are replaced by biodegradable bags and takeaway boxes

~Food waste are picking at Sala Baï and are given to pig farms

~The restaurant gives its used cooking oil to Naga Earth to be recycled in biodiesel

~The school trains its staffs and students to environmental protection
~They involve their students in clean-ups and in planting trees initiatives
~Sala Bai also provides an inox refillable bottle to every staff and student

Local Support

Every year, Sala Baï Hotel and Restaurant School trains 150 students in hospitality at no charge to them. This program is exclusively devoted to helping underprivileged young Cambodians, with priority given to girls (70%) who are more vulnerable and who have less access to education.

In 16 years, more than 1,500 students have been trained and have found a job in the hospitality industry, one of the most dynamic economic sector of the country, enabling them to achieve economic independence and improve the living conditions of their families.

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