There are 248 properties currently listed in San Antonio. At this time there are 5 "Green" lodging properties listed of which 4 properties have completed the iStayGreen Audit. Westin La Cantera Resort has been awarded a 2 Green Eco-Leaf Rating.
To qualify for the Green Eco-Leaf Rating Westin La Cantera Resort 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, Westin La Cantera Resort employs 21 eco-initiatives.
For detailed information regarding environmental measures currently employed by Westin La Cantera Resort please contact the property directly or email iStayGreen.org.
Resort Wide: -all used print cartidges are recycled -re-use of scrap paper and double sided printing when possible -lighting, computers, gas and equipment in all areas turned off when not in use -paperless guest registration -computer monitors turn off automatically after period of inactivity -use of email instead of paper fo communication and documentation -hybrid vehicle/transportation service is available upon request -recycle light bulb ballasts, light bulbs and batteries
Kitchen: - kitchen energy reduction program reduces pre-heat timing and equipment usage -both organic foods and vegetarian options are available in outlets, banquet functions and in-room service -we offer local food products, thus reducing our carbon footprint for shipping
Golf Course: - watering is conducted off of ET bases -annual irrigation audits -equipment power blown off prior to washing for water convservation
Rooms: - Disposable drinking cups in guest rooms are 100% compostable (made from corn)