Going Green


 Hotel Monteleone actively participates in the Green Key Eco-Rating Program and recently achieved 3 Green Keys


committed to implementing proactive measures to help protect the environment

  • Ongoing staff education and awareness regarding environmentally-friendly steps both in the workplace and everyday life.
  • The philosophy of “reduce, re-use, recycle” when it comes to energy, water and waste management.
  • Ongoing and continuous improvement of our eco-friendly initiatives through regularly held meetings of our Green Committee.
  • Factoring environmental considerations into purchasing decisions and strategies.
  • The reduction in, and proper use and handling of, hazardous and toxic substances.
  • Community involvement and support of all eco-friendly initiatives

The greening of our New Orleans hotel

  • 50% of property’s lighting is energy efficient
  • Digital thermostats in guestrooms
  • 1.6 gallon toilets in guestrooms
  • Eco-friendly cleaning supplies
  • Towel/linen reuse program
  • Housekeeping provides reminders to hotel guests about energy reduction
  • Recycled paper and soy ink key cards
  • Formation of Green Committee to be responsible for developing an Environmental Green Plan for energy, water, and solid waste
  • Property donates leftover food to a local non-profit organization
  • When possible, property donates linens to charities and shelters
  • Meeting rooms have dimmers on lights and windows for natural light
  • Meeting space uses glass, not disposable drinking cups
  • Hotel recycles fluorescent lamps and printer cartridges
  • Meeting space provides water in pitchers minimizing the use of ice and straws
  • Hotel provides bicycle rack and bicycle storage for employees and guests
  • Business office provides copiers with double-sided copying options
  • Front desk provides walking maps and suggests guests walk or use public transportation
  • Daily conference news can be broadcast on the in-room TV channel instead of printed and distributed
  • At the close of a meeting, property is willing to distribute meeting materials and sample products left behind to a local charity that can put them to good use
  • Recycling program in administrative areas of the hotel
  • Able to recycle in meeting space upon request
  • Green initiatives are implemented through HR to encourage and educate staff about eco-friendly living

 Read more about Hotel Monteleone’s environmental commitment.

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