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Elding adventures at sea is a tour company that has been leading the environmental & sustainable path in tourism for years. The company uses 3 different environmental certification programs that all give great tools to the employees in becoming responsible and environmentally friendly.

Elding has been recognized both nationally and internationally for its outstanding work. The company received the environmental award of the Icelandic Tourist Board in 2008, the environmental award "Fjörusteinn" of the Associated Icelandic Ports, the environmental award "Kuðungurinn" from the Embassy of Environmental and Natural Resources 2017 and was nominated to the Nordic Council Environmental Award 2018.

It is Elding's aim, mission and goal to minimize the impact it has on the environment with its operation while offering an unforgettable experience at sea.

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    Iceland has become one of the best places in the world to watch whales in their natural habitat with thousands of guests from all over the world joining our wildlife tours every year. Whale watching is probably the best way to help the government and Icelanders understand that whales are worth more alive than dead. 

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    Elding participates in the project clean & safe set up by the Icelandic Tourist Board in efforts to help tour operators to welcome their customers in a responsible way so that they feel safe while creating good memories.

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    Elding participates in the project clean & safe set up by the Icelandic Tourist Board in efforts to help tour operators to welcome their customers in a responsible way so that they feel safe while creating good memories.

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    EarthCheck (previously Green Globe) is an international environmental management system for the tourism industry. With operation in over 80 countries, EarthCheck aims to help both public and private sector organisations to develop strategies and solutions that deliver measurable su

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    Um 70% af útblæstri CO2 frá Íslandi kemur frá framræstu votlendi og eingöngu 15% af öllu framræstu votlendi á landinu er í noktun. Með því að endurheimta votlendi er CO2 bundið á áhrifaríkan hátt ásamt því að endurheimta lífríki á staðnum. Elding er stoltur stofnmeðlimur votlendissjóðsins. Með því að taka þátt í verkefninu vonumst við til að kolefnisjafna rekstur okkar.

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    Um 70% af útblæstri CO2 frá Íslandi kemur frá framræstu votlendi og eingöngu 15% af öllu framræstu votlendi á landinu er í noktun. Með því að endurheimta votlendi er CO2 bundið á áhrifaríkan hátt ásamt því að endurheimta lífríki á staðnum. Elding er stoltur stofnmeðlimur votlendissjóðsins. Með því að taka þátt í verkefninu vonumst við til að kolefnisjafna rekstur okkar.

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    Elding Adventure at Sea is a family-owned company and the leading whale watching operator in Reykjavik, Iceland. Ever since we started our business we have been looking for a way to minimise the environmental impact and pollution caused by our activities.

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    Elding tekur þátt í verkefninu hreint & öruggt sem er sett upp af Ferðamálastofu og ætlað að hjálpa ferðaþjónustuaðilum að taka á ábyrgan þátt á móti viðskiptavinum sínum þannig að þeir upplifi sig örugga um leið og þeir skapa góðar minningar.

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