There are 257 properties currently listed in Orlando. At this time there are 41 "Green" lodging properties listed of which 19 properties have completed the iStayGreen Audit. Embassy Suites Hotel Orlando-int`l Dr. South/conv. Center has been awarded a 3 Green Eco-Leaf Rating.
To qualify for the Green Eco-Leaf Rating Embassy Suites Hotel Orlando-int`l Dr. South/conv. Center completed an audit of their property's compliance with over 70 unique eco-initiatives. Environmentally friendly measures that are reviewed include energy efficiency, water conservation, recycling, enviromentally safe cleaning, reduction of waste, ongoing maintenance, purchasing habits, plus many other factors. In it's efforts to create a more sustainable travel future and reduce their impact on our environment, Embassy Suites Hotel Orlando-int`l Dr. South/conv. Center employs 38 eco-initiatives.
For detailed information regarding environmental measures currently employed by Embassy Suites Hotel Orlando-int`l Dr. South/conv. Center please contact the property directly or email iStayGreen.org.
We are committed to protecting Florida’s environment and hope that you too will appreciate and join our effort to be better stewards to our Earth. As we observe our own growing awareness of our impact on the environment, we realize that an increasing number of travelers and organizations are doing the same. So, we have adopted an extensive list of innovative and cost-saving ‘green’ practices to improve energy efficiency, reduce waste and improve water conservation.
Here are just a few highlights of our eco-friendly efforts:
• Cleaning Supplies: environmentally friendly cleaning products are in use • Recycled Paper: Property-wide use of recycled printer paper and soy-based ink products. • Towel/Linen Reuse: Guests can do their pars to reduce energy and detergents required for daily washings • Recycling: Back of house recycling programs addressing glass, bottles, cans, paper, cardboard and more • Energy Conservation: Use of energy efficient lighting, timers & thermostat controls in designated back of the house, public and guest suites. • Water Conservation: Implementation and auditing of low flow systems for faucets, toilets, and showers • Public area recycling bins: Guests are encouraged to participate in reducing our environmental impact.
We are currently certified in the Florida Green Lodging program at "Palm 1" status. Palm 2 certification is pending and aniticipated mid-2009.