THE MONTENOTTE HOTEL’S ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

We recognize that our business has an important role to play in protecting and enhancing the environment for future generations and to help secure the long term sustainability of the Hotel Industry”. To this end The Montenotte Hotel is committed to the following actions:

  • To achieve sound environmental practices across our entire operation.
  •  To produce an annual Environmental Plan setting out our Objectives, Targets and Action Plan.
  • To comply fully with all relevant legislation.
  • To minimize our waste and reduce our water consumption where possible.
  • To Reduce, Re-use and Recycle the resources consumed by our business wherever practical.
  • To invite our suppliers and contractors to participate in our efforts to protect the environment.
  • To provide all employees with the training and resources required to meet our objectives.
  • To monitor and record our environmental impacts on a regular basis and compare our performance with our policies, objectives and targets.
  • Our customers and guests will be made aware of our initiatives and we will encourage them to help us achieve our environmental goals.

SUSTAINABLE MEETINGS & EVENTS

In order to make your meeting or event as sustainable as possible and inline with our Environmental Policy we are committed to the below:

 

  • Our air-handling units are eco-friendly and only used when required to reduce electricity consumption
  • The lighting in our meeting rooms is produced by energy-efficient bulbs
  • All paper and plastic products used during your meeting or event are recycled including menus, conference papers water bottles etc.
  • We offer tap water instead of bottled water on request to reduce the use of single use plastic bottles
  • We ensure lights are turned off in our meeting rooms when they are not in use
  • We e-mail quotations and contracts instead of printing
  • We use local food suppliers with all of our food sourced within Ireland in order to support the local economy and reduce our carbon footprint
  • All glass beverage bottles are returned or recycled
  • All food waste generated within the premises is disposed of as compostable waste. 


 

HOW YOU CAN HELP?

  • Separate any waste which requires recycling when your meeting is finished.
  • Consider the environment when reviewing the details of your meeting and communicating your agenda by using e-mail where possible instead of printing.
  • Request tap water should you wish to minimise your use of single use plastics.
  • Consider using public transport or car-pooling amongst attendees when travelling to the Hotel.
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