The PADI organization recently introduced a new program – thePADI Green Star Award – that assists PADI Dive Centers and Resorts in identifying their environmental footprint and offers them a range of actions they can take to lessen any negative effects.
PADI Dive Centers and Resorts who have earned the Green Star Award demonstrate a dedication to conservation across a wide range of business functions, including (but not limited to):
“Environmentally friendly” transportation practices
Optimized waste management
Use of sustainable materials
Paperless interactions with their PADI Regional Headquarters
Donation to Project AWARE
Congratulation to Adventure Scuba for being the first PADI Dive Center in New York City to receive this prestigious award.