sustainability resources


We want to empower our stakeholders with the resources and tools to be successful and navigate all aspects of sustainability; accessibility, green and responsible tourism, inclusivity, and Indigenous tourism. Check out these tools to get you started.

Want to see what we are doing as an organization? Check out our Sustainability initiatives including our Biosphere Adhesion Program, Accessibility, and Indigenous Tourism.



The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen shares a How-To-Guide to start and optimize a Recycling Program at your Business.


Sustainable Tourism 2030 speaks to what you need to know about purchasing with regard to your green tourism goals.


Learn about the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and how they will help create a better future for us all.


Biosphere International’s Guide to what tourism organizations should do to position themselves at the forefront of sustainable tourism.



Thompson Okanagan Biosphere Designation

Glenn Mandziuk at Tourism Week 2018

International Indigenous Conference 2019


have questions?

Have questions about sustainability and what it means for your business? Reach out to Mike Overend here at TOTA and he will be happy to chat!