Laguna Beach's Casa Laguna Inn & Spa Awarded the Prestigious Green Eco-Leaf Rating
All Green Eco-Leaf Rated properties are committed to environmentally friendly initiatives California Green Lodging Program - levels, Green Hotel Association - levels. Richard Varner, founder of iStayGreen.org states: "Simple changes helped
“I am very pleased with this ‘Excellent’ rating and the recognition we have received for our efforts to improve the environment” said Paul Blank, owner of the
To insure a more sustainable future some of the eco-initiatives put in-place at the property include: low energy lighting initiatives - energy efficient lighting is installed when replacing old lighting - sheets reuse option for multiple night stays - towels reuse option for multiple night stays - eco-initiatives are actively promoted to the public - eco-incentive programs have been created for staff - water conservation initiatives are in-place - water conserving devices are installed - low water consumption landscaping has been installed - recycle containers are located inside guestrooms - recycle containers are located around the property common areas - reusable food & beverage service is used in lieu of disposable service items - compostable disposable service items are utilized - recycled paper products (bath tissue, facial tissue, paper towels, napkins, etc) are utilized - environmentally friendly chemicals are used in cleaning - environmentally friendly detergents are used for laundry - environmentally friendly chemicals are used for carpet cleaning - cotton bedding and towels (non-synthetic) are utilized - low VOC materials (paint, adhesives, air freshener, carpet) are used at the property - bulk amenities and soaps are used - plus much more. The complete audit can be viewed at Casa Laguna Inn & Spa Environmental Self-Audit (http://www.istaygreen.org/ecoaudit.cfm/hid/11309996).
The lodging industry recognizes the need to create a sustainable future for travel. While the
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