Solar Energy Goodness!

Solar panels on a roof with a carpark in the background and outdoor pool.

As we roll out into spring, we’ve got even more reason to welcome the sun this year. Solar Energy Goodness! During August, we made the commitment to install a solar energy system to produce more of our own energy and further reduce the carbon footprint of our operation at Aura Accommodation. Our environmental goal has […]

2019 – Changes at Aura

'In the year 2019' displayed with numbers for compost, rubbish and money donated.

Here we are, the year 2020, the start of a new decade. And how fast does a year go by! It’s amazing to think of all the things that have happened over the past year at Aura! In 2019 we had lots of changes and improvements to both the property and day-to-day operations and so […]

Serious about Sustainability

Two people stand in front of a green wall with recycling written on it. There are multiple recycling and rubbish bins.

Our sustainability approach is driven by our mission to educate and inspire people. We are the change our world needs and we hope to ultimately have a positive impact on people’s behaviour by sharing our learnings and steps to reduce our environmental footprint. Waste audit We are facing our waste head on every day by […]

Our Waste Initiatives – Cleaning the Messy Business

Glass milk bottles in a crate with the label 'aura milk' on them.

Our Waste Initiatives – cleaning up the messy business. This blog has been updated in May 2021.  While travelling one of the most important decisions to make is what to eat and drink. Here at Aura we have kitchen facilities in all the rooms, a BBQ and steam box which guests can make the most […]

World Environment Day

Close up of sign which labels the percentage of guest waste composted.

Here at Aura we are already conscious of ways to reduce our footprint on the environment. We have implemented composting facilities, stock fair trade amenities, encourage sorting, recycling and composting of waste, and are powered with renewable energy among other environmentally focused decisions. In light of World Environment Day on the 5th of June we […]