Our member's livelihood depends on a healthy natural environment both on land and at sea so we are all working towards reducing our carbon footprint. The use of water makers (no more plastic water bottles), solar panels and biodegradable cleaning products are just a few examples of how our members are "going green". Read our "green sheet" to learn about other ways we encourage members to make wise choices.
Our Local Environmental Partners
National Parks Trust: National Parks Trust: NPT was established in July 1961 by the Government of the BVI to preserve the natural beauty and historic features of the territory. Whilst NPT oversees numerous onshore parks, it is also responsible for off shore parks such as the Wreck of the Rhone and maintains an extensive mooring buoy system around the islands.
Island Resources Foundation : A 40-year-old, Caribbean-focused environmental NGO, IRF established an office in the BVI in 1999. It currently is preparing environmental profiles for the BVI, with the Jost Van Dyke profile published in 2009, Virgin Gorda in 2012, Anegada in 2013, and the Tortola environmental profile to be published in 2015.
Green VI: Founded in 2008, Green VI is a non profit organization whose aim is to promote waste and resource management in the Virgin Islands.
Green & Clean VI: A Virgin Gorda recycling based company which currently is crushing glass and creating aggregate for multiple, island-wide purposes.