There are 53 properties currently listed in Key West. At this time there are 13 "Green" lodging properties listed of which 8 properties have completed the iStayGreen Audit. The Banyan Resort has been awarded a 3 Green Eco-Leaf Rating.
To qualify for the Green Eco-Leaf Rating The Banyan 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, The Banyan Resort employs 36 eco-initiatives.
For detailed information regarding environmental measures currently employed by The Banyan Resort please contact the property directly or email iStayGreen.org.
Installing bamboo Murphy Beds in Studio suites and carpeted them with recycled and recyclable carpet tiles. First to receive One and Two Palm Certification by Florida GREEN Lodging in all of the Florida Keys. (Also first Timeshare Property in the State of Florida.) Use recycled plastic lumber for decking. Donate packing materials to local Glass Artisan for re-use. Purchase in bulk and refill containers for cleaning products and in-unit supplies.