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Going Green

Our environmental commitment:

  • Our commitment is to identify and implement eco-friendly policies
  • To reduce, reuse and recycle materials we are using and minimize our waste going to landfill
  • It is our aim to work only with suppliers that are working hard to protect our environment through reducing their packaging and transport to our hotel
  • We endeavour usage of eco-friendly chemicals throughout the hotel
  • We monitor utility consumption levels on a monthly basis and aim to reduce consumption at every opportunity

Reduce, re-use and recycle

  • Installation of low energy light bulbs
  • Dedicated recycling units in offices, kitchen and canteen
  • Food Waste Separation
  • Recycling of IT equipment

Going Green at Park Plaza Sherlock Holmes

  • Systems control in place for lighting, heating and air conditioning
  • Restrictors in place to control water flow to reduce usage
  • Energy saving lighting, dimmers and motion detectors are in place
  • We are a member of the Green Tourism Business Scheme and have received a Silver Award
  • In-house herb garden
  • Micro-fibre cloths are being used by our Housekeeping Team
  • Replace bed linen every other day unless on request
  • Replacing towels in bedrooms on guest request
  • In-bedroom and in-meeting room recycling

Local support

  • Provide information on walks, wildlife and parks for our guests
  • Provide local transport services information to our staff and guests
  • We offer a green alternative taxi company to our guests
  • Provide cycle hire information along with details of various cycle routes
  • Provide complimentary secure bicycle parking for staff and guests
  • Use local and organic produce where possible
  • Park Plaza Sherlock Holmes regularly takes part in events throughout the year in support of variety of charities

Everyday actions

  • Provide newspapers on request to avoid wastage
  • Daily monitoring of water/gas/electricity consumption to aid reducing consumption levels
  • Bulk purchase of concentrate chemicals
  • Refillable chemical containers
  • Compact waste so less collections required
  • Re-use towels on guest request
  • Encourage cycle to work and have provided cycle rack facilities
  • Encourage local transport and provide information on their facilities
  • Provide walking maps and jogging information to all our guests
  • Recycling of paper, plastic, card board, glass, polythene wrappers, tin cans
  • Working with one waste collection company for all waste collection, including food, plastic, paper, cans, glass, card board, electronic waste, waste cooking oil, toner cartridges, batteries and fluorescent tubes
  • We have a dedicated environmental team driving forward new ideas and practices
  • Ongoing environmental and awareness training