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Westin Ottawa Awarded 5 Green Key Rating

The Westin Ottawa's Green Committee led the team's effort in being awarded 5 Green Keys.

Green Key Global, the international certification body evaluating sustainable hotel operations, has awarded its 5 Green Keys rating to The Westin Ottawa, for its Green Key Meetings Program.

The hotel is the first Starwood property to receive 5 Green Keys for both the Green Key Eco-Rating Program and Green Key Meetings Program.

‘Leave Nothing Behind,’ the hotel’s waste-management policy, encourages conference exhibitors to recycle onsite or find ways for the materials to be reused without negatively affecting the environment.

The hotel also launched a program giving planners the option to offset the carbon produced from meetings and events.

In addition, the hotel’s green-meetings team undertakes regular energy and water audits, as it works toward Starwood’s mission to save 30 per cent in energy and 20 per cent in water by 2020.

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1 Comment » for Westin Ottawa Awarded 5 Green Key Rating
  1. Sandra Wood says:

    Kudos to Westin Ottawa for 5 Green Keys. It’s a great accomplishment and they are also very proud – way to go! Let’s get more hotels doing this. It’s going to make my job easier when I take my annual meeting there in 2014.

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