Bloomington – The Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites-Airport on Empire Street has achieved an important designation that is good for the earth and good for business: It is now a StayGreen hotel.
Launched by the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association (IHLA) to recognize hotels that proactively use eco-friendly products and services to reduce their impact on the environment, StayGreen hotels must meet specific criteria for saving energy and recycling/waste minimization.
The Holiday inn Hotel & Suites-Airport is the 53rd Illinois hotel to meet IHLA's StayGreen standards. "The Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites joins an ever-expanding community of Illinois hotels that are committed to protecting the environment,"
The Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites achieved StayGreen standards by installing100 percent environmentally-
With a guest room generating as much as 30 pounds of waste per day, recycling is an important part of a hotel's environmental efforts. The Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites recycles newspapers, plastic and glass bottles, metal cans, cardboard and paper. Irvin expects that the hotel will be able to reduce guest room waste by as much as 70 percent with its StayGreen recycling program.
“We are very proud of all of the steps we have taken to become more earth-friendly,”
To learn more about StayGreen, and what you can do to minimize your impact on the environment when you travel, visit www.stayillinois.com.
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Contemporary, new Holiday Inn located at the Central Il Regional Airport. Award winning services, adjoining full service restaurant and spacious meeting rooms.
Free, convenient parking, IPOD Clock Radios, several restaurants w/in walking distance.