Our sustainability mission

Kennedy Park is proud to be green

At Kennedy Park we are working towards a better future for our children through sustainability endeavours. We have committed to the ‘Qualmark Sustainability’ initiatives to create a ‘greener’ future. We have achieved a Gold standard with Qualmark.

Chemical Use

  • Use of eco-friendly cleaning products in our units
  • Use of eco-friendly pesticides where-ever possible
  • Laundry powder, fabric softeners, shampoos, & soaps are in pump dispensers to minimise waste


  • We are involved with sponsorship for several community initiatives including the Angels for Children Trust & Children’s ‘Safe Site’.
  • We are Gold sponsors of the Hawks Basketball team
  • Our staff engage in beach clean-ups and tree planting
  • We employ staff from the Eastern Institute of Technology and IHC
  • Where possible we use local manufacturers and suppliers
  • Donations of rooms for school fundraising purposes


  • Bio-degradable rubbish bags
  • Worm farms being installed for guests waste food products
  • Oil filter system in our restaurant to minimise oil changes
  • Combi steamer in our restaurant

Gas & Energy

  • Motion sensor controls in our BBQ area
  • Infinity hot water systems using Natural Gas
  • Low energy bulbs (where possible)
  • Motion sensor lighting in communal areas
  • Park lighting is light sensor controlled
  • All computers turned off at night
  • Office lights on independent switches


  • Many of our staff are involved in and run our Sustainability Committee which is also part of the Visitor Experiences Sustainability Committee
  • Sustainability information is given to all staff members
  • Sustainability is a part of our staff induction process

Waste Management

  • Recycling bays throughout the park
  • Recycling bins in all units
  • Reminders to guests about recycling
  • Use of recycled products where possible
  • Printer cartridges recycled
  • Used oil sent for recycling
  • Green waste separated
  • Double-sided printing and reuse of single sided paper for office notepads


  • Garden planting is planned for minimum watering requirements
  • Low flow tap fittings have been installed in our units
  • Dual flush toilet systems are in place
  • Guests are encouraged to reuse towels rather than having them changed every day (this is our guests’ personal choice)
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