There are numerous eco-friendly activities and several accommodations are certified by Green Key. The island has 8 Blue Flags and has won a QualityCoast Platinum Award for sustainable tourism as one of only four top destinations worldwide. Goeree-Overflakkee promotes a sustainable way of living among its residents, and provides them with the possibilty of a sustainabilty loan. There are various innovative projects: a sustainable hydrogen tank station, a tidal power station, large scale solar parks, wind energy, the first sheer wind installation and sustainable driving..
- Water savings measures are actively promoted in Goedereede. The new fire station does not use drinking water, campsites installed water saving taps and new house owners are encouraged to install water savings measures in their houses
- 7 accommodations in Goedereede have been awarded with a Green Key label
- Goedereede has a “strategy plan 2020” in which sustainable tourism plays an important role
VISTAS BEST PRACTICE CASES:
Point for improvement:
- The goal of 100% recycled waste has not been realized yet