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“Green” Hotel

RECYCLING

Batteries : There is a special bin for the collection of batteries at the reception

Light bulbs : There are special bins for the collection of every kind of burned out light bulbs

Materials : Customers of Negroponte Resort Eretria can be a part of our scheme of recycling waste based on their material – paper, plastic, aluminum, glass. In central parts of the hotel and outdoors, there are bins for the collection of such materials.

Electrical and electronic devices : In collaboration with a certified recycling agent, we collect and send all the materials to be recycled.

Cooking greases and oils : In collaboration with a certified agent, we recycle all of the greases and oils used in the kitchens of our hotel.

SAVING ENERGY

REDUCTION OF THE CARBON FOOTPRINT OF OUR HOTEL

ROOMS

In every room there is a general light switch which activates the electricity in the room once the customer places their card-key.

Magnetic contacts at the windows of the rooms that switch of the a/c as soon as they open.

LED light bulbs in every room

COMMUNAL AREAS

In all staff hallways, communal toilets, underground garage etc. motion detectors have been placed to turn on the lights.

The floodlights in the parking lot, the entrance of the hotel, the outdoor spaces and the pool are LED technology.

SAVING WATER

In all of the communal washrooms there are sinks with photocell in order to stop the flow of the water when there is no need for it.

All of the toilet flushes are of double flow.

In every bathroom there are wall mounted certified soap dispensers installed in order to minimize the amount of water needed for rinsing.

We inform the customers that they can change the towels and sheets depending on their needs. This “wash on demand” program saves water and detergent.

There are water saving information signs near all the taps used by the staff.

HEATING – A/C – WARM WATER

60% of the hotel’s warm water is heated up in solar systems.

The hotel’s central air conditioning uses a geothermal technology which accomplishes a 50% energy save compared to the air systems.

Heat pumps of the newest technology are used in order to save up to 60% energy compared to the traditional systems. All the above are of inverter technology for the maximum results in saving energy. Regular insulation maintenance guarantees minimum energy waste.

DETERGENTS-CLEANING PRODUCTS

All the cleaning products are eco-labeled and are produced from biodegradable sources.

In all the rooms there are individual washing products as well as shampoo and soap dispensers. By using the dispensers the customer is actively taking part in environment protection as there is no waste and minimum of water is used for rinsing.

FOOD

We support local/Greek market, serving food coming mostly from small local farms and therefore support and promote high quality and area’s economy.

EXTRAS

INFORMATION

We inform, educate and build eco and bio awareness among our staff and put into practice eco friendly behavior.

COMPOST

We use cut brunches, grass and leaves to produce natural compost to fertilize the hotel’s gardens.

SMOKING

Smoking is forbidden on all hotel premises as well as rooms.

UNDERWATER TREASURE

There are photographs of our rich biodiversity captured in the sea in front of our hotel.