There are 4 properties currently listed in Sidney. At this time there are 1 "Green" lodging properties listed of which this is the only lodging property that has completed the iStayGreen Audit. The Sidney Pier Hotel & Spa has been awarded a 4 Green Eco-Leaf Rating.
To qualify for the Green Eco-Leaf Rating The Sidney Pier Hotel & Spa 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, The Sidney Pier Hotel & Spa employs 42 eco-initiatives.
For detailed information regarding environmental measures currently employed by The Sidney Pier Hotel & Spa please contact the property directly or email iStayGreen.org.
The Sidney Pier Hotel & Spa is committed to sustainable practices that preserve the delicate balance of our natural environment and its resources. Our mandate is to apply eco-friendly criteria to all of our decision-making. By minimizing our ecological footprint, we hope to set an example for responsible and sustainable Tourism that others are inspired to follow.
-Customized geo-thermal heat pumps warm and cool the building by borrowing and returning excess heat from the ocean, reducing energy consumption by up to 60%. -Purely Saltspring amenities are proudly featured in refillable dispensers throughout the hotel, including all guestrooms, suites, and public washroom facilities. Purely Saltspring products are sodium-laurel-sulfate free and scented with pure essential oils. -Local organic products are used in the spa for treatments as well as for retail. Spa also supports suppliers who use recycled packaging and donate a portion of their profits to charity. -Staff are encouraged to bring in used household batteries (in addition to ones that are used in the hotel operation) and the hotel pays to have a local company collect them and properly disposed of them. -Day old breads and pastries are donated to a local school to feed children who don’t get enough to eat for breakfast. -Haro’s seafood menu items are selected in support of sustainable fishery practices and the Vancouver Aquarium's Ocean Wise conservation program and local ingredients are used whenever possible.