Sugarloaf complex was the first touristic attraction to receive ABNT Ecological Label, being granted with the Green Seal – an award that states the company’s performance on environment fields and certifies that the service provided has low environmental impact.
Sugarloaf and Morro da Urca world heritage since 1973 as per IPHAN, the National Historic and Artistic Heritage Institute, are both part of a Municipal Conservation Unit, which is a natural area covered with MONA’s denomination, Natural Monument. By law, usage and visitation rules are applied to protect flora and fauna and maintain the environment ecological functions.
Sugarloaf Cable Car transforms solid residues generated at the tourist complex into raw materials and manure. Nearly 80 tons of residues per year are destined to recycling and composting.
About 25 tons of residues every year are destined to recycling and 53 tons of organic residues are sent to composting plants.
Implementation and recovery of Morro da Urca track by the complex (in partnership with the Environment Municipal Secretariat and Parques/Jardins Foundation) – a green natural area of more than 38 thousand square meters – where Pista Claudio Coutinho and Morro da Urca vegetation are located.
Exercising its social and culture role, Sugarloaf complex receives students from public schools every year to visit one of the most famous touristic Brazilian attractions free of charge
With a trans-disciplinary and funny approach, Educa Bondinho encourages environmental sensibility of the students, providing information on sciences, biology, history and geography.
Two public schools are received daily. Since 2015, Educa Bondinho has already received more than 30 thousand students and teachers.
Educa Bondinho in numbers (2016):
8,900 students and teachers
195 public schools
11 thousand students and teachers
280 public schools
Year 2017 (up to Nov/07):
9 thousand students and teachers
225 public schools
Students from 35 municipalities of the Metropolitan region of Rio de Janeiro.