Experience daily life in the Icelandic countryside and a taste of local culture while staying on Smáratún´s working farm. We have the interest in for future generations and intend to operate as sustainable as possible.
Therefore, the Smáratún family and all the staff have committed to:
Reduce the creation of pollution by reusing and recycling materials and goods, introducing energy saving systems and utilizing environmentally friendly materials.
Ensuring that wastewater has no polluting effects on the environment. We choose to use environmentally certified products that are emitted into the wastewater system.
Work steadily at keeping the surroundings clean and attractive. By responsible removal of waste, maintenance of natural flora and fauna and introduction of native plant life.
Support the protection of sites of cultural and natural interest.
Give preference to goods and services produced locally and whenever possible use food direct from the farm
Balance to life
Professionally cultivate one-to-one customer service with robust ideas. Dynamically innovate for state of the art customer service.
Employ local people if possible. Respect worker´s right at all times and create a positive atmosphere for the employer.
Continuously seek further education in environmental matters and disseminate such information to the staff.
Invite and encourage guests and suppliers to participate in Smáratún´s efforts to protect the environment.
Strengthen the cooperation with the local government, other firms and residents of the area.
Endeavour to fulfil the provisions of laws and regulations to which the company subscribes.
Constantly emphasize improvements in our operations and services to more sustainable performance and to continue following the Nordic Swan environmental certification.
REDUCE CARBON FOOTPRINT
We give our guest the chance to plant trees in our farmland
More and more travelers choose the responsible option and travel green. We offer our guest an opportunity to reduce the carbon footprint from their travel by planting trees.