Case study: City Terraces, Cairns

Tourism Far North Queensland

As participants in the Business Chamber Queensland's ecoBiz program, City Terraces, an accommodation services provider in Cairns have been able to reduce their energy use and waste significantly.

By retrofitting the complex with LED lighting, cleaning existing solar panels and replacing air conditioners, City Terraces have reduced the energy use per room occupied by almost 35%.

Their initiatives to reduce waste including using refillable containers for guest consumable products and implementing extra recycling practices have provided a practical example for adopting more sustainable systems that benefit guests, investors and the environment.