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Porto Carras Grand Resort Participates In “Clean Hands” Program

Porto_Carras_Grand_ResortPorto Carras Grand Resort recently announced its support and participation in the program of the nonprofit organization that collects used soap from hotels, “Clean Hands.”

handwashing“Clean Hands” began activities in 2012 and has a double mission, the reduction of waste and the improvement of global health.

The Porto Carras complex within its “green policy” has integrated all three hotels in the program: Porto Carras Meliton, Porto Carras Sithonia, Villa Galini.

“The primary objective of Porto Carras is the development of eco-tourism and alternative tourism with full respect for the natural environment, ecological balance and above all humans,” the management of Porto Carras said in an announcement.

According to Porto Carras, through a big investment program, for the past 14 years, the complex has managed to be a global center of quality and eco-tourism by focusing every effort and action in the protection and enhancement of the environment. The complex has received a multitude of awards and certifications that confirm its high quality services and environmental protection orientation.

“We are proud to support the efforts of the nonprofit organization ‘Clean Hands’ for the improvement of both the environment and the global health. Consistent with our vision we continue the efforts proving it in practice, while forming a pattern of ecological awareness and action for everyone,” Porto Carras said.

hotel-soap-lg“Clean Hands” is the first organization of health and environmental protection of this kind in Greece. The organization estimates that more than 800,000 soaps are discarded per week in Greece. The purpose of the organization is the legal and convenient soap residues collection and after decontamination and recycling, conversion to new soaps and forwarded to poor families, schools, nursing homes, social groceries, as well as developing countries.

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