There are 10 properties currently listed in Half Moon Bay. At this time there are 3 "Green" lodging properties listed of which 3 properties have completed the iStayGreen Audit. Coastside Inn has been awarded a 2 Green Eco-Leaf Rating.
To qualify for the Green Eco-Leaf Rating Coastside Inn 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, Coastside Inn employs 25 eco-initiatives.
For detailed information regarding environmental measures currently employed by Coastside Inn please contact the property directly or email iStayGreen.org.
Half Moon Bay, Ca 2009 GREEN SHEET
MISSION STATEMENT The Holiday Inn Express Brand is a fresh, clean, uncomplicated hotel choice offering comfort, convenience and good value. In order to make Holiday Inn Express Half Moon Bay your first choice on the coast we wanted to ensure you that we have taken the steps necessary to be certified as a Green business. We are striving to reduce our Carbon footprint and preserve our beautiful coastline.
ROOMS • Participation in Conserving for tomorrow in- room program (voluntary guest conservation program) • Provide a Recycle Container in every guest rooms, making recycling convenient for our guests • Low Mercury Energy Efficient Lighting in all guest rooms • Installed new Energy Efficient PTAC units with Energy Management Sensors • Use Bio-Degradable bags liners in all guest room trash and recycle bins
GUEST BATH • Low Flow Showerheads • Low Flow Pressure Assist Toilets
HOUSEKEEPING/ LAUNDRY & MAINTENECE • Use Certified Green Cleaning Products • All used batteries & Incandescent and Fluorescent bulbs taken to licensed site for disposal • Low Mercury Energy Efficient Lighting • Recycle all Glass, Aluminum, Plastics & Paper taken from guests rooms
COMMON AREAS • Energy Miser Sensors on all Vending Machines • Use of outdoor energy Efficient Lighting as well as Time Specific Sensors
BREAKFAST AREA • Full usage of Bio- Degradable “ Cornware” Products( Forks, Spoons & Knives) • Full usage of recycled Bio- Degradable Plates, Bowls and Napkins • Energy Efficient lighting for Food Warming
MISCELANIOUS • Member of S.F Community Power *A program designed to assist in avoiding blackouts • Member of “Green” Hotels Association
BACK HOUSE/ OFFICES • Low Mercury Energy Efficient Lighting • All Paper Consumed is at least 35% recycled paper • All Paper, Glass, Plastics & Aluminum Recycled • Purchase Recycled Office Ink Cartridges and Toners • Return and or Dispose of all Ink Cartridges and Toners to Licensed Facilities.