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 3 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

Cambridge Suites Hotel is locally owned and operated. We love our city and our planet and want to keep it healthy.