Our Sustainability Philosophy

We are passionate at our venue about sustainability and reducing waste. As a team we are always looking for new ways and opportunities to ‘Green’ our workplace both inside and out. A few examples of what we Recycle + ReUse: Batteries Ink cartridges Paper Newspapers Coffee grounds Orange peel Soft plastics Cigarette butts E waste Coffee cups Bottle

EarthCheck Silver Certification

On February 10, 2016, Yarra Valley Estate attained its internationally recognized EarthCheck Silver Certified status for its management systems and practices in support of energy conservation and sustainable property management. The achievement follows on from YVE  Bronze bench marking status last year and numerous other awards throughout 2015. To achieve EarthCheck Silver Certification, a business is required

How can Sustainability be achieved?

Sustainability means: ‘Meeting the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs’ Reducing consumption of resources – such as water and energy Better building practices to reduce energy and waste More fuel efficient engines in cars and trucks Increasing recycling – using recycled materials Protection of forests

YVE Wins Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Award for Medium to Small Business

Media release Thursday 5 November Yarra Valley Estate wins Premier’s Sustainability Award Yarra Valley Estate, a conference, wedding and accommodation facility in rural Victoria, has won the Small and Medium Enterprises category in this year’s Premier’s Sustainability Awards for the certified programs it runs across energy, waste, water and community development. Formerly a deer park

YVE – Proud to be Carbon Neutral

What is carbon neutrality? Carbon neutral, also called carbon neutrality is a term used to describe the action of organizations, businesses and individuals taking action to remove as much carbon dioxide from the atmosphere as each put in to it. The overall goal of carbon neutrality is to achieve a zero carbon footprint. For example,

Yarra Valley Estate : Wins UNAA Award for Sustainability in a Small to Medium Organisation

Yes we won – this was a very proud moment for Yarra Valley Estate we were joint winners in the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage Sustainability Leadership Awards for Small to Medium Organisations with Southern Cross Resorts from Port Macquarie. This award was designed to reward organisations that demonstrate outstanding leadership in adopting practices that position environmental