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Elite and the Environment

Elite Car Rental is a local vehicle hire company in Zimbabwe with branches located throughout the country. The responsibility for managing and maintaining the policy lies with the board of Elite Car Rental and the general implementation has been delegated to all directors.


Elite Car Rental is an environmentally conscious and responsible company. It is our objective to protect and improve the environment through good management and by adopting best practice wherever possible. To carry out this commitment, it is Elite’s policy to strive to ensure that all aspects of the business have the least harmful effect on the environment by implementing and environmental management system to:

  • Be fully aware of all environmental legislation in Zimbabwe and comply fully with all relevant legal requirements, codes of practice and regulations
  • Requirements are met and, where feasible, improved upon
  • Monitor the implementation of the policy by carrying out periodic audits of compliance and, where appropriate, introduce remedial measure
  • Ensure all employee’s, in the course of their duties, act in accordance with the environmental policy.
  • Encourage Suppliers and Contractors to act in accordance with our environmental standards.
  • Prevent pollution to land, air and water.
  • Reduce water and energy use.
  • Minimize waste and increase recycling within the framework of our waste management procedures.
  • Make use of environmentally friendly products and sustainable materials in the make up of all our offices throughout our network
  • Involve customers, suppliers and partners in the implementation of our objectives.
  • Promote environmentally responsible purchasing.

In addition, areas of particular attention within the business will be the selection of non-polluting technology, waste minimalisation, reuse/recycling and the reduction of energy consumption. Elite Car Rental also makes a positive environmental contribution in the local community by encouraging open communication, general environmental awareness and the promotion of community projects.

Elite Car Rental encourages a reduction in car ownership by providing easily available short term car hire.

Elite Car Rental is working to improve its environmental impact by running hybrid and smaller engined, lower carbon vehicles alongside maintaining its current recycling systems.