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Going Green

Sustainability Program

The Country Inn & Suites Mesa is committed to continuing or implementing the following standards in 2013 - Going Green! In case you have not noticed, it's hip to be "green"! Let's walk the talk!

This hotel will continue or implement the following:

  • Linen and Towel Reuse program in guest rooms
  • Recycle trash in some guest rooms, including back-of-the-house recycling program for trash collected from the guest rooms
  • Maintenance staff training on conservation and energy procedures, including monitoring water consumption on a monthly basis
  • Recycling:
    • Paper
    • Plastic
    • Glass
    • Batteries - use rechargeable batteries
    • Cardboard
    • Food waste
    • Metals
    • Toners
  • Using compact fluorescent light bulbs in guestrooms and public areas
  • Motion sensor lighting installed throughout hotel
  • Communicating savings and our success with all staff
  • Quick Hits:
    • Using a safer cleaning, sanitizer, paint, etc. for the environment
  • Buying recycled paper products and using them throughout the hotel
  • Turning off water taps while cleaning restrooms
  • Setting temperature for guest rooms
  • All lights off when departing
  • Using dishwashers and washing machines with FULL loads only
  • Donating leftover food, amenities and other "extras" to local shelters
  • Recycling used bars of soap through the Clean the World organization for over two years
  • Closing windows and doors when HVAC units are running
  • Donating out-of-service linens to local charities
  • Using wood stir sticks, and salt and pepper shakers in dining area as opposed to single serving packets
  • Using glassware in place of disposables for breakfast dining
  • Servicing boilers regularly to ensure efficient combustion
  • Using laundry detergent and air fresheners that have no toxic or potentially hazardous chemicals
  • Sending invoices for Direct Bill via email
  • Promoting dry erase boards instead of flipcharts
  • Offering to collect plastic name tags/lanyards after meetings for recycling