Sustainability

 

TopAt the Selva Rica Conservation Village in Costa Rica we work each year to become a more sustainable community. We are worlding toward closing our energy cycle by produce everything we need on a daily basis and transforming our waste into food for our crops and soil. As we grow to reach our goal, we are guied by the following practices and programs:

Project Areas


This is an imageGrowing our own food

We are planting our own gardens this year.

 


 

This is an imageConstructing low impact housing

Volunteers interested in working in conservatoin will work at the Selva Ric


This is an imageRaising our own chickens & goats

Volunteers interested in working in media will have the opportunity to work in all Selva Rica locations including


This is an imageHydroelectricity

Building a micro hydroelectric station for our electricity needs


This is an imageReforestation programs

Planting of fruit trees and other reforestation programs.


This is an imageComposting

Composting all organic waste

This is an imageDry compost bathrooms

Planting of fruit trees and other reforestation programs.


This is an imageEnvironmental outreach

Environmental outreach education with our neighbors and local primary schools.

 

 


This is an imageDaily Materials

Producing our own clothes, shoes, carpentry, forging, jewelry, soaps, candles, toothpaste, lotions, medicine and more...