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Our Green Commitment

Good for the planet, good for the body.

Actions with real impacts

Concern for the environment plays an important role in what we do, and Nordik Group has been working to reduce its impact on the environment since day one. To reduce our ecological footprint in our day-to-day activities, we’ve developed and implemented a policy of resource optimization by bringing together employees and customers to practice responsible behaviors.

Proud to be a part of the ICI ON RECYCLE! program

ICI ON RECYCLE! is a three-stage program from Recyc-Québec whose objective is to recognize industries, businesses, and institutions (ICI) wishing to reach recycling and recovery objectives to improve their environmental impact.

The Chelsea Nordik Spa-Nature is proud to be among the 508 Quebec companies with phase 2 – Implementation certification as part of the ICI ON RECYCLE! program, including 25 in the Outaouais region and 9 in Chelsea. We are especially proud to be recognized as the 1st spa to reach phase 2 in Quebec!

Thanks to the processes implemented at the Nordik Spa-Nature location in Chelsea, over 200 tons of waste will be diverted from landfills every year. Another step forward in protecting the environment!

The Nordik Group is committed to the planet's well-being.

The 4 Rs of recycling

Armed with a sense of social, environmental and human conscience, Nordik Group is committed to adhering to sustainable development principles by keeping up with new technologies and consistently improving the efficiency of facilities, to preserve the environment for future generations.

The following are steps Nordik Group has taken to implement the 4 Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle and repurpose) in spas and corporate offices to improve environmental performance through integrated waste management by recycling and reusing company products.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Repurpose

Paper reduce and reuse

  • Print all documents on recycled paper
  • Print all documents double-sided
  • Alternative technologies to hold paperless meetings
  • Buying and booking online
  • Use recycled paper in the bathrooms

 

Energy use

  • Reduce energy and electricity consumption
  • Use LED bulbs
  • Use clean and renewable energy sources (geothermal energy)
  • Transition from oil to natural gas

 

Recycle

  • Recycle paper, plastic, glass, and metal
  • Collect rainwater

Plastic reduce and reuse

  • Use of reusable bottle and sustainable dinnerware
  • Place used towels and bath robes in cloth bags to be sent to laundry services
  • Buy products in bulk or in large sizes
  • Use refillable soap dispensers in the showers

 

Construction reduce and reuse

  • Return wooden pallets used for delivery to suppliers
  • Reuse natural materials (stone, wood, and earth)
  • Use eco-friendly materials
  • Plant two trees for each tree felled

 

Compost

  • Compost food waste
  • Compost natural, organic, and plant waste

The Nordik Group is doing even more for the environment

  • Three charging stations for electric cars have been installed in parking lots
  • Nordik promotes local and regional suppliers
  • A wastewater treatment system is used
  • Selling disposable or single-use products is avoided where possible
  • A yearly garage sale is held to redistribute unused furniture and computer equipment into the community