There are 130 properties currently listed in Phoenix. At this time there are 13 "Green" lodging properties listed of which 13 properties have completed the iStayGreen Audit. Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Deer Valley has been awarded a 2 Green Eco-Leaf Rating.
To qualify for the Green Eco-Leaf Rating Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Deer Valley 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, Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Deer Valley employs 37 eco-initiatives.
For detailed information regarding environmental measures currently employed by Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Deer Valley please contact the property directly or email iStayGreen.org.
Going Green Sustainability Program Here at the Country Inn & Suites Deer Valley, we commit to the following standards to be continued or implemented in 2009 - Going Green! In case you have not noticed, it's hip to be "green!" Let's walk the talk!
Our hotel has committed to continuing or implementing the following:
Linen and Towel Reuse program in guest rooms Recycle trash in guest room including back-of-the-house recycling program for trash collected from the guest rooms Maintenance staff training on conservation and energy procedures, including monitoring water consumption on a monthly basis to track the progress with focus on reducing energy 5% over the next 18 months Recycling: Paper Plastic Glass Batteries - use rechargeable batteries Cardboard Food waste Metals Toners Using compact fluorescent light bulbs in guestrooms and public areas Updating Green Team success in staff meetings Involving every employee Communicating savings and our success with all staff Quick Hits: Using a safer cleaning, sanitizer, paint, etc. for the environment Buying recycled paper products and using them throughout the hotel Turning off water taps while cleaning restrooms Setting temperature for guest rooms; all lights off when departing Using dishwashers and washing machines with FULL loads only Donating leftover food, amenities and other "extras" to local shelters Closing windows and doors when HVAC units are running Donating out of service linens to local charities Using recycled paper products in place of Styrofoam for breakfast Servicing boilers regularly to ensure efficient combustion Using laundry detergent and air fresheners that have no toxic or potentially hazardous chemicals Sending invoices for Direct Bill via email Promoting dry erase boards instead of flipcharts Offering to collect plastic name tags/lanyards after meetings for recycling Currently, 35% of businesses and residents recycle. When 75% is reached, it will be the equivalent to removing 33 million cars from the roads each year!