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Adopt some of Bucuti's Best Environmental Practices
At the Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts we are dedicated to protect and preserve our environment and are committed to raise awareness within our resort and the community to foster sound environmental practices. Click here to read a more detailed description of our environmental best practices.
Reduce your Carbon Footprint
Worried about your increasing your Carbon Footprint with your flight to Aruba? Offset your Carbon by purchasing renewable energy credits: http://www.nativeenergy.com/travel/ . Reducing the amount of energy we use is critically important in the effort to stop global warming, Native Energy can help you.
Join the Bucuti Team on the next Beach Clean Up
Bucuti’s owner and manager, Ewald Biemans created Aruba’s Environmental committee within the Hotel Association in the early 1990’s and one of his early projects was “Sponsor-a-Mile” whereby Aruba Hotel Association committed to keeping one mile of beach or roadside clean. The third Wednesday of the month has been Bucuti’s beach cleaning day and hundreds of Aruba’s visitors have participated along the way.
The project in the early years had 43 organizations cleaning a mile of roadside or beach which, over the years inspired special events including clean ups by local schools and other organizations. The long term goal has been to heighten awareness of the trash problem in order to reduce it.
Adopt an Island Dog or Cat
Bucuti offers a program that assists animal-loving guests in adopting “Cunucu” dogs and cats from the island that are in need of a loving home. Guests from the U.S. who wish to adopt a pet in Aruba are encouraged to advise the resort in advance so they can be connected with a local organization that will help find a dog or cat that is the right match. Or, if one of our guests happens to fall in love with a stray while they are here, we are happy to help them out as well. Bucuti covers the costs of any necessary veterinary services, medication and the documentation, as well as a kennel to transport the animal to his new home. (Quarantine restrictions within the E.U. currently prohibit us to extend the program to our European guests.)
Judge a Recycled Crafts Contest
Bucuti's Green Team organizes an event several times a year whereby Bucuti associates are invited to create crafts from recycled items and enter them in a competition. Guests are invited to be judges during a lively celebration and exhibition of the recycled submissions. Events take place at Christmas time (Recycled Christmas crafts), Halloween (Recycled costumes and decor), Spring and Summer. Our concierge team can inform you if an event will take place during your stay.