Luxury Integrated Resort Takes Steps Toward Sustainability
Agriculture|June 2019

FOLLOWING ITS COMMITMENT to long-term sustainable programs, City of Dreams Manila has established ecoefficient operations such as vermicomposting and plant propagation on its property.

Patricia Bianca S. Taculao

“We are not only known within the business as the luxury integrated resort who provide unique experiences, but we are also making a mark as a socially and environmentally-responsible company,” said City of Dreams Manila Chief Operating Officer Kevin Benning.

Vermicomposting enables the integrated luxury resort to manage its waste and be self-sufficient in providing organic compost for the plants used in the resort’s landscape, as well as those being propagated in the on-site greenhouse nursery located on the rooftop of the parking building with the vermicomposting facility.

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