The Mines Green Circle is the Green Environmental Unit of Palace of the Golden Horses and Mines Wellness Hotel for “Better Environment, Better Health.” The unit was officiated by Palace of the Golden Horses’ General Manager, Miss Dianna Lee on 24th September 2010 in conjunction with the World Vegetarian Day as a corporate responsibility (CR) programme to promote the 3Rs: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.

The Mines Green Circle is hosted by a committee consisting Head of Departments of both Palace of the Golden Horses and Mines Wellness Hotel.

To spread environmental awareness amongst employees, guests, members and the public through educational activities

Initiatives by Mines Green Circle To Date

+ Educating internal and external publics to minimize consumption
– Allocation is made for organic gardens to encourage a vegetarian lifestyle for energy conservation
– Green messages are placed around the hotel to educate its guests on the importance of conservation

+ Discarded items are re-used creatively
– Light bulbs are re-used as plant holders
– Recycled newspapers and magazines are used to create hand-woven baskets by the employees which are placed in guest rooms
– Rainwater collection for watering plants
– Encourage hotel guests to reuse towels and linens during their stay
– Broken cookeries were reused and made into decorative items

+ Discard items properly for recycling purposes
– Recycling bins are placed strategically around the compounds
– Housekeeping personnel are specially trained to separate waste for recycling purposes
– Recycle cooking oil

Organic Gardens
+ Palace of the Golden Horses
– 5,500 sq.ft.
– 11 types of vegetables & fruits
– Caters to Carousel and Kim Ma Restaurants

+ Mines Wellness Hotel
– 500 sq.ft.
– 7 types of vegetables & fruits
– Caters to Abdul & Charlie’s and Cheng Ho Court Restaurants

  1. Warm greetings from Umpungeng Ecotourism Village, we are part of the community of Rural Residents also have the same mission with the Mines Green Circle. We are pleased to join with you and learn about many things from the program you are running. We hope you can visit our website and can provide testimony and comments that will motivate us to work more creatively to make Indonesia a better environment and healthier.

    • fantastic work you guys are doing. we can promote you on our blog in the next Travel-Eco section, which is on every Thursday. we can also work something out to cross promote each other. awesome guys.

  2. I’m the administrator of a blog on tourism development. management and marketing. I would highly appreciate your permission to have my blog linked to your site since we promote as well the eco-tourism and encouraging people to practice eco-travel. Thanks a lot.

  3. Hi, great stumble upon… it’s good to know that Malaysian hotels are also doing their bit for the environment and people. Would be keen to have a chat on your initiatives as Wild Asia is also supporting sustainable tourism in Asia.

  4. Hi Deborah. It would be an honor to work hand in hand with WildAsia. Will drop you an enquiry through your website. Cheers.

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