Environment Commitment

October 1, 2019 | Black Pepper Resort

In what ways does Black Pepper take care of the environment?

In the burgeoning country of Cambodia, environmental stewardship often times takes a back seat to the bottom line of many businesses. Black Pepper, however, believes that by keeping the property free of debris and educating locals who we work with, including those that live in the surrounding area, we can leverage natural beauty to attract more tourism for the betterment of Cambodia as a whole. We promote clean burning practices, use bio-friendly products in our workflow, and celebrate the environment as the cornerstone of our success.

How does Black Pepper instill evironmentalism?

Black Pepper sorts trash from recyclables, composts non-meat organic waste, and organizes ecotours where we pick-up plastics from surrounding areas. While many of these necessary changes take time to habituate, people are more inclined to adopt new practices if they see others leading by example. There are many fantastic businesses and organizations that have been doing important work in the interest of the environment for many years, like Naga Earth, Plastic Free Southeast Asia, and ReHash Trash. Visit their websites to get familiar with how you can be a part of the change.

How does the natural environment influence our guests’ experience?

By attuning the stays of our guests’ experience to the natural environment, Black Pepper hopes its guests can walk away with a deeper sense of who they are and where they come from. By touching the water, picking fruit, and meditating in the tranquility of the Cambodian countryside, guests have the opportunity to come into direct contact with nature. Black Pepper believes personal transformation and growth comes from this direct experience, which is why we place so much emphasis on environmental stewardship.