9333 N. Meridian Street Suite 203, Indianapolis, Indiana 46260 | 317-848-9000

Sustainability

Local Green Actions

  • Green Key Member
  • 100% of aerosol cans have been eliminated hotel wide
  • Eliminated Styrofoam usage
  • Conference schedules, menus, contracts, etc. communicated via email
  • Battery and light bulb recycle program
  • Single stream recycling program
  • Implement environmental policy training for new hire orientation
  • Created an "Employee Green Suggestion of the Quarter" Award

Administration

  • Review all paper products purchased to maintain a 30% recycle content
  • Discuss with suppliers recyclable packaging
  • Contact Suppliers to maintain Environmental Policy adherence

Meetings & Conference Rooms

  • A programmable energy management system which automatically controls the temperature in occupied/unoccupied rooms
  • Dimmer controls in meeting rooms
  • Over 75% of lighting in conference/meeting rooms use higher efficiency bulbs
  • Staff sort and properly dispose of meeting room trash bins

Housekeeping

  • Implemented in-room terry and linen program
  • Housekeeping sort recyclable from trash bins
  • Housekeeping uses natural light when cleaning guestrooms
  • Clean the World™  Recycle Program for used bar soap
  • Usable bars of soap, shampoo and other amenities donated

Food & Beverage

  • 25 – 50% of paper products used by servers have a minimum of 30% recycled content
  • 50 – 90% of lighting in restaurants and service areas use energy efficient light bulbs
  • 25 – 50% of product packaging is recycled

Maintenance/Engineering

  • Review for environmentally safe channels
  • Control heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems
  • Over 75% of hot-water pipes are properly insulated
  • Low-flow showerheads have been installed in all guestrooms
  • All guestrooms have been equipped with low-flow toilets