Near the University of Michigan
The Holiday Inn near the University of Michigan believes that it's corporate responsibility goes beyond it's proprietary borders and it endeavors to cooperate with its neighbors and suppliers to develop it's business in a sustainable manner. Every effort will be made to conserve resources throughout operations. The purchasing department will seek products and services of local origin and that are environmentally benign. The Holiday Inn near the University of Michigan's success will be determined on a yearly basis with a commitment to improve. Furthermore, the company will not only meet existing environmental laws and regulations, but go beyond the status quo and seek techniques and approaches that position it ahead of it's competition.
Our policy toward the environment will be readily available and promoted to business partners and guests. Growth of the company depends on it's abilities to minimize or eliminate impacts on surroundings. Ultimate success depends on the environment of Michigan; without a beautiful state, customers will cease to come. The Holiday Inn near the University of Michigan's future and the future of our environment are interconnected.
Our policy toward the environment will include quantifiable goals. Our goals include:
Reducing our energy use by 5% by August, 2011
Reducing our water use by 5% by December, 2011
Reducing our solid waste by 5% by December, 2011
Reducing our toxic and hazardous materials by 20% by August, 2011
- Hotel laundry is washed in ozone
- Hotel wide recycling including guest rooms
- Green environmentally safe trash bags for housekeepers and guest rooms
- Integrated pest management system to control indoor and outdoor pests
- 30% Recycled white office paper
- Low VOC paints used
- Towel & linen reuse program is offered to guests