Stay Original

stay green

environmental mission statement

We believe that exceptional personalized service can be delivered responsibly; and to this end, we align ourselves with equally responsible partners, and endeavour to improve our practices and continually reduce our impact on our environment.

greening of your suite

  • paperless check-in when you arrive
  • when possible, we send information, confirmations and booking contracts electronically rather than on paper
  • in-suite bin for recyclables
  • pharmacopia bath amenities that are all natural, organic, vegan and free of parabens and sulfates; they also smell and feel fantastic
  • linen replacement options that decrease water and detergent use:
    • bath linens are replaced only when you specify
    • when you stay multiple nights, bed linens are replaced when you specify
  • in-suite organic composting
  • energy efficient lighting, heating & cooling
  • we serve water in coolers or pitchers where possible, in place of water bottles
  • we use spoons, not stir sticks
  • we use local and organic produce when possible
  • our green team welcomes new ways to improve our environmental responsibility, so please do not hesitate to give us your suggestions

greening behind the scenes

  • we use recycled paper with a higher recyclable content and less packaging
  • we choose cleaning supplies that have low chemical impact
  • all hazardous waste is properly collected, stored, transported and discarded
  • we flick lights off when they're not required
  • printers are monitored for high paper consumption
  • we recycle all paper, newspapers and cardboard
  • we re-purpose, donate or sell used linens, pillows, furniture, dishes, glassware and utensils
  • items we used to throw away are now donated to charities
  • chemicals are dispensed into the whirlpool only as required for sanitation
  • we use a paperless payroll system
  • partly used toilet rolls and amenities are used in staff areas
  • where possible, worn linens are re-purposed as cleaning rags
  • we participate in local & national environment awareness events
  • continuous improvement through ongoing performance audits
  • we periodically have independent energy audits conducted to identify improvements
  • we are awarded 4 Green Keys in the Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a graduated rating system designed to recognize hotels that are committed to improving their environmental and fiscal performance

We love our city and our planet and want to keep it healthy.