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The Concept

A focal point at Húsavík Green Hostel is the implementation of proactive measures to minimize the impact of the operation on the natural environment. This is a work in progress with the aim to become an efficient green and environmental hostel, where the thoughtful use of all resources is self-evident and is perceived as valuable asset:

Minimize the use of plastic

Exclusive use of biodegradable cleaning agents

Reducing, reusing and recycling waste

Measures to reduce daily laundry


Monitoring heat, water and electricity use

Exclusive use of LED light bulbs

Use of natural materials whenever possible

Promoting the Icelandic Pledge

Promoting mobility alternatives

Minimizing ground sealing

Preferable use of native plants

Installation of bird feeders

Promoting local produce

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