As part of the Responsible Cape Town pilot project, a workshop on World Tourism Day 2012 saw several leading Responsible Tourism businesses sharing their practices and recent actions on the theme of Sustainable Energy.
Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company - Sustainable Energy Update
Seven wonders of Nature2004 the Cape floristic region declared a Natural World Heritage Site Table Mountain National Park one of the regions
Our Journey• 2011 – Runners up in the SKAL (Sustainable development in Tourism) awards.• 2011 – TMACC awarded Overall Winners for responsible tourism at the annual Imvelo awards ceremony• 2011 – Joined the CCC RT pilot• 2010 - Platinum certification by the Heritage Environmental Management Company• 2008 - Imvelo Award: Best Single Resource Management, Water• 2007 – Joined Heritage Environmental program – RT first introduced• 2003 - Environmental Management System was awarded ISO14001 certification by the South African Bureau of Standards.• 1997 - First Environmental Management System for the operational phase of the cableway was drawn up with the help of consultants.
0.7Liters per flush1 000 000 litres saving in one year
Every drop that goes down a drain comes down via cable car at night
Waste to landfill July 2009 - June 2012 250 200 203 tons 150 Tons 132 tons 100 77 tons 50 0 2010 2011 2012Waste to landfill is down from 203 ton to 77 ton in the past year
- Yvettie Munava –- Rootz Creationz – design and manufactures jewellery from produce handcrafted gifts recycled cardboard from the which supports a number of cableway. impoverished families.