Conserve . . .
The VanLandingham Estate is dedicated to energy conservation and sustainable business practices! We understand the importance of greening the hospitality/event industry and we are committed to contribute our part. Listed below are a few ideas we have implemented, as we continue to make a significant difference and impact to become more Eco-Friendly!
Re-use & Re-cycle!!
Purchase reusable products from culinary items to office items.
Purchase fresh, organic produce and support local farmers.
Offer a Linens & Towels Program for our lodging guests.
Use energy efficient fluorescent lighting and dimmers on lights.
Use minimal chemicals for Lawn & Garden use.
Installed low flow showerheads & toilets in public restrooms and guest rooms.
Encourage all staff to email, minimizing the use of paper and general waste.
Offer ways for our guests to re-cycle.
Compost for our gardens.
Lodging Guests CAN make a difference…
Participate in hotel linen programs, or let the hotel know that it's not necessary to change your sheets and towels every day.
Reduce the amount of water used for bathing or showering.
When you leave your hotel room, turn off the AC/heat, lights, TV and radio.
Close the drapes.
Participate in hotel recycling programs by placing recyclables in appropriate bins.
Carry a dry cleaning or grocery bag with you in which to carry dirty laundry home.
Leave little bottles of amenities in the guestroom if unopened.
Keep bar soap wrappers and take used bars of soap home.
Let hotel management know, by speaking directly to management that you wish to conserve and that you want to participate in our program.
Instead of leaving bathroom lights (and fans) on all night, use hotel night lights.
Re-cycle complimentary newspapers, or better yet…get updates / headlines online!
Patronize hotels, airlines, tour operators who support "greening" programs.
Check in/out of the hotel via the hotel's electronic program.
Simply ask the Front Desk for details.
Allow us to offer a few ideas for your next event...
Participate in our Eco-Friendly Lodging Program,
Have overnight meeting attendees do the same.
Use only recyclable products for your next meeting.
Use only reusable items for your next meeting (glasses, cloth, ceramic, etc.).
Serve food & beverage buffet style, with less garnish and plates.
Serve beverage items from pitchers, coolers and dispensers instead of individual bottles.
Serve creamers & sugars in pourers on tables.
Use left over water and ice to water house plants.
Offer double side copying at a reduced rate.
Use windows for natural lighting.
Use property green centerpieces, and seed packets as favors.
Simply Ask An Event Planner For Details & Request Our Green Meeting Questionnaire.