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Lazy shag backpacker's hostel: multi oil boiler slashes hot water bill

Case studies
1 March 2009

The Lazy Shag backpackers in Kaikoura has had a multi-oil clean burn boiler installed to supply the hostel's hot water, slashing the business's electricity bill.

The boiler is fired with used cooking oil purchased at low cost from other local businesses. The reduction of the backpacker's carbon footprint sits well with Kaikoura's, and the country's clean green image.