We are dedicated to minimizing our environmental footprint in the world at large and to stewardship of the Canyon’s fragile environment.

 

Our greening programs include:

 

• Buying from local and green vendors including Annie’s Naturals, Newman’s Own, and Brown Cow

 

• Using environmentally friendly products and recycled-content supplies on-river and in our office/warehouse: recycled toilet paper & paper towels; green dishwasher soap & cleaning products; energy efficient light fixtures and light bulbs; and washable mugs, plates and utensils negating paper use/trash.

 

• Minimizing packaging waste by buying items in bulk. 

 

• Recycling in the office/warehouse and on-river.

 

• Printing our brochure on recycled paper.

 

• Using only recycled copy paper.

 

• Using an energy efficient copy machine. Our other office machines and computers—most are ENERGY STAR rated—are also energy efficient.

 

• Designing an on-river menu featuring organic and natural foods including: Natural beef and chicken (no hormones or antibiotics); locally & naturally raised shrimp; Preservative-free GORP (trail mix) and dried fruits; Shade grown coffees; jams, spreads and marmalades; salsas; granola bars; blueberries; ravioli; salad dressings & marinades; green peas; yogurts; locally & naturally produced honey; beans, spices, and veggie burgers.

 

“Did a great job protecting the canyon and environment.  Great care was taken to leave it as we found it.” – B.P. July 2012