Friendly With Nature
Alberto V. Sandoval the owner of Local Trekkers Peru, is a lover of nature, ecologist by profession and knowledgeable about the flora and fauna of the Andes and the Peruvian Amazon, he imparts his passion for nature with the entire team of Local Trekkers Peru, so close to cusco we are reforesting 1 hectare of Eucalyptus ( Eucalyptus globulus Labill.) and Pine (Pinus sylvestris L. ) and in the Amazonia of Loreto at km 108 of the Iquitos road, we are also reforesting with palms of Aguaje (Mauritia Flexuosa) and palms of Unguraui (Oenocarpus bataua) , plants that grow in humid areas, known worldwide as aguajales, these plants planted both in the Andes and in the Peruvian Amazon, are the best carbon dioxide collectors, purifying the air, that is to say expelling oxygen, also called «carbon capture» in the scientific world.
All the team of Local Trekkers Peru, being trained, in solid waste, is able to apply the famous three «R» (Recycle, Reduce and Reuse), Recycle bags and plastic bottles, clean and dry to make ornaments, sometimes it is given away to the clients, as far as possible They reduce the use of bottles and the consumption of plastic bags using large cloth bags, which serves to carry the utensils and food inside, finally they recycle the organic waste to compost an excellent land quality and rich in nutrients, used to plant the seedlings. Local Trekkers Peru is promoting with this a culture of care for the environment.
IMPORTANCE OF RECYCLE
Recycling plastic bottles is very good for the conservation of the environment. Plastic is a material that takes many years to disintegrate and harms the planet a lot. The plastic is made of oil and coal that do not dissolve. Alberto as Ecologist set the goal of contributing and imparting to his workers the importance of helping to minimize climate change.
5 REASONS TO RECYCLE
- We save energy and fight against climate change.
- We use less raw materials.
- We manufacture new products.
- We create jobs.
- We preserve the environment.
Elisa the Legal Representative is responsible for organizing the recycling workshop with the staff of Local Trekkers Peru, using paper, bags and plastic bottles, which are recycled on the routes of the treks and tours.
From the recycled material ornaments are made, to be given to the customer of Local Trekkers Peru, there is an infinity of designs that can be made.