There are 2 properties currently listed in Winthrop. At this time there are 1 "Green" lodging properties listed of which this is the only lodging property that has completed the iStayGreen Audit. Sun Mountain Lodge has been awarded a 2 Green Eco-Leaf Rating.
To qualify for the Green Eco-Leaf Rating Sun Mountain Lodge 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, Sun Mountain Lodge employs 30 eco-initiatives.
For detailed information regarding environmental measures currently employed by Sun Mountain Lodge please contact the property directly or email iStayGreen.org.
Sun Mountain Lodge is a self-contained "village" of sorts. We have our own water facility utilizaing sand filtration. For over 20 years we have only installed low wattage down lights out side to minimize light pollution. Long before it became fashionable we kept to a minimum outside lights and signage, utilized eco-friendly interior lights, serve organic foods using local vendors as much as possible. As much as possible all purchases are from the local area. For the most part furniture and fixtures, including lighting, are made in our local valley. The resort has over 3,000 acres, the majority of which is not developed so visitors from outside a rural area will have the opportunity to enjoy seeing a woring ranch and play on the trails. The resort does not have televisions in guest rooms, has rejected cell phone towers and changed most wood burning fire places to gas.