Tulips in a vase and paintings at La Galerie Hotel

La Galerie Going Green

Our Commitment To Implementing Proactive Measures To Help Protect Our Environment

  • Ongoing staff education and awareness regarding environmentally friendly issues.
  • Employees are encouraged to practice environmentally responsible behaviors outside of work
  • Hotel wide 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 staff meetings with our Green Team.
  • Ongoing strategies to reduce energy and carbon footprint
  • 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 environmental programs
  • Energy-efficient lighting
  • Digital thermostats in guestrooms
  • Guest bathrooms have low flow showerheads
  • Low flow toilets in guestrooms
  • Guestrooms equipped with tap aerators
  • High-efficiency windows in guestrooms
  • Towel reuse program for guests
  • Policy to consolidate occupied rooms or close floors when occupancy permits.
  • Education of housekeeping to open/close curtains during seasons
  • Education of housekeeping about energy reduction
  • Recycling of fluorescent lightbulbs and printer cartridges
  • The front desk provides walking maps and suggests guests walk or use public transportation
  • Recycling program in administrative areas of the hotel including using scrap paper, double-sided printing, plastic, boxes, ink cartridges, turning used computers off.
  • Use cloud sharing programs to communicate administrative reports and documents to reduce paper use.
  • When possible, property donates linens and electronics to charities and shelters