Author: ecochiccayman

Consumed: Cayman Spirits

Waste pollution is an increasing environmental issue. One look at “Mount Trashmore” and it is clearly evident that waste management and recycling needs to be a top priority. We cannot afford to allow massive amounts of trash to continue piling up in a landfill or constantly find litter along our beaches, in our oceans impacting both local wildlife and our environment. There are local companies which are stepping up to help create a greener future for the Cayman Islands. Specifically, these companies are incorporating ways to help promote sustainability and recycling to help reduce their use of plastic and overall waste. It is encouraging to know that local companies are working together with our community to help bring attention to this important issue and come together to help create positive solutions to reducing the use of plastic and waste. Q&A with Cayman Spirits Does your company have an existing recycling program? If so what products and materials are recycled? Since our inception we have always had a recycling program allowing customers that buy rum to …

Consumed: Caybrew

Waste pollution is an increasing environmental issue. One look at “Mount Trashmore” and it is clearly evident that waste management and recycling needs to be a top priority. We cannot afford to allow massive amounts of trash to continue piling up in a landfill or constantly find litter along our beaches, in our oceans impacting both local wildlife and our environment. There are local companies which are stepping up to help create a greener future for the Cayman Islands. Specifically, these companies are incorporating ways to help promote sustainability and recycling to help reduce their use of plastic and overall waste. It is encouraging to know that local companies are working together with our community to help bring attention to this important issue and come together to help create positive solutions to reducing the use of plastic and waste. Q&A with Caybrew Does your company have an existing recycling program? If so what products and materials are recycled? Yes, we do. We recycle 40% of our bottles so far we are also recycling our cans …

Consumed: Coca Cola

Waste pollution is an increasing environmental issue. One look at “Mount Trashmore” and it is clearly evident that waste management and recycling needs to be a top priority. We cannot afford to allow massive amounts of trash to continue piling up in a landfill or constantly find litter along our beaches, in our oceans impacting both local wildlife and our environment. There are local companies which are stepping up to help create a greener future for the Cayman Islands. Specifically, these companies are incorporating ways to help promote sustainability and recycling to help reduce their use of plastic and overall waste. It is encouraging to know that local companies are working together with our community to help bring attention to this important issue and come together to help create positive solutions to reducing the use of plastic and waste. Q&A with Coca Cola Does your company have an existing recycling program? If so what products and materials are recycled? In 2019 Tortuga took over the Coca Cola brand. Ever since then we have been steadfast …

Consumed: Tortuga

Waste pollution is an increasing environmental issue. One look at “Mount Trashmore” and it is clearly evident that waste management and recycling needs to be a top priority. We cannot afford to allow massive amounts of trash to continue piling up in a landfill or constantly find litter along our beaches, in our oceans impacting both local wildlife and our environment. There are local companies which are stepping up to help create a greener future for the Cayman Islands. Specifically, these companies are incorporating ways to help promote sustainability and recycling to help reduce their use of plastic and overall waste. It is encouraging to know that local companies are working together with our community to help bring attention to this important issue and come together to help create positive solutions to reducing the use of plastic and waste. Q&A with Tortuga Does your company have an existing recycling program? If so what products and materials are recycled?In 2019, Tortugua implemented it’s first ever recycling initiative, We came together as a board and said, “What …

Meet Sangeeta Laudus, Island Innovation Ambassador UK and Cayman Islands 

Sangeeta Laudus was the Island Innovation Ambassador for the UK and Cayman Islands at the 2020 Virtual Island Summit.  Sangeeta is driven to promote sustainability and help create a positive impact and spent a short time living in the Cayman Islands, an experience which left a lasting impression and has developed a strong connection to the island.  Sangeeta currently resides in the UK.  The Virtual Island Summit 2020,  was an online event designed to enable islands globally to connect and share ideas through a digital platform held 7-13 September 2020, and which attracted 10,000 registrants. It was a pleasure to interview Sangeeta Laudus – Island Innovation Ambassador for the UK and Cayman Islands and learn how she became involved with the summit and her own passion and interests in supporting island states in developing climate initiatives   Q&A with Sangeeta Laudus, Island Ambassador UK and Cayman Islands ECC : How did you get involved with Island Innovation Virtual Island Summit? SL : I met James Ellsmoor the founder of Island Innovation last year on LinkedIn, around the time I was preparing to …

The Virtual Island Summit

The Virtual Island Summit was founded by James Ellsmoor.  It is truly a unique event.  The ethos of the Virtual Island Summit is connecting leaders from around the world to drive sustainability and prosperity for island communities.  A variety of topics including environmental, sustainability and economic recovery are discussed with a focus on islands.  Now, more than ever these important conversations are needed to help facilitate positive change and more towards a more sustainable future for the betterment of the environment.   There will be over 30 interactive panels, roundtables and keynote sessions all packed with networking opportunities and the chance for you to ask questions, have your say and get involved in the discussions with world-class experts from across the globe.  Sessions cover a variety of important topics for islands around economic recovery, sustainability and good governance, including: Towards Sustainable Island Futures: Comparing Small Island States and Subnational Island Jurisdictions Clean Energy Development and Integrated Resource Planning (IRP)   Democracy In The Islands: Political, Issue & Public Affairs Campaigns Technology and Innovation Policy for …