Sustainable Meeting Practices in Hotel Bristol in Warsaw
As a green hotel, we believe green initiatives are important. Preserving the environment is a major focus of our business philosophy, therefore we actively take part in environmental management strategies such as: Energy and Water Conservation, Waste Management and Recycling, Environmentally Responsible Purchasing, Performance Tracking and Reporting.
- Develop a Meeting Environmental Mission Statement & Policy / Establish a Sustainable Meeting Committee
The aim of Sustainable Meeting is to promote Sustainable Development among employees and care of the environment. Hotel Bristol, Warsaw has developed Meeting Environmental Mission Statement & Policy because we believe caring for the can improve the quality of life and serve the interests of present and future generations.
- Carbon Offset Program
Starwood's carbon offset program has been developed with its global partner, South Pole Carbon, which is the largest retailer in the voluntary carbon offset market and has repeatedly been named "Best Project Developer" by Environmental Finance's Voluntary Carbon Market Survey.
- Socially Conscious Meeting Program
Hotel Bristol offers the possibility of participation in UNICEF projects by adding to the bill 1 USD.
- Electronic Sales Tools / Sustainable Printing Services
Hotel Bristol takes care of the forests by choosing electronic way of communication with guests. Therefore banqueting offer and floor plans are available on Hotel website. Other documents like contracts, invoices or bills are sent via e-mail. We developed the policy of effective use of paper by defolting printers to provide double-sided printing services. We also recycle all laser and ink-jet printer cartridges to reduce the amount of plastic sent to the landfill.
- Bottled Water Alternatives /Condiments Served In Bulk
Hotel Bristol use water filtration systems, provides pitchers of water in lieu of individually-bottled water, as well as Hotel serves condiments in bulk instead of individual packaging.
- Sustainable Plants and Florals
Hotel Bristol minimises the adverse environmental effects from conventionally grown florals by decorating the hotel with sustainable potted plants and which are reusable, non-invasive and require minimal watering and fertilising.
- Make A Green Choice
We provide stay-over guests with the daily opportunity to decline housekeeping services. Guests have the possibility to participate in UNICEF programme by donating 1 USD added to their bills.
- Back of House Composting of Organic Waste
Caring for the environment and society Hotel Bristol has developed a system of composting waste. Efficient use of organic waste is very important to us because it offers the obvious benefits of resource efficiency and creates a useful by-product from organic waste that reduces the need for chemical fertilizers and irrigation in landscaped areas.
- Post Meeting Waste Management
Hotel Bristol, Warsaw offers possibility of determining the carbon footprint of the meeting. If our guest wishes to measure the environmental impact of the event, he can ask to do so before the event starts.Thanks to clear procedure of Post Meeting Waste Management we inform the customer about limiting and reducing the amount of waste produced during the event. Sustainable meetings include practises and procedures that increase the environmental performance, social value and business impact of a meeting.
- Sustainable Transportation Services Information
We encourage our customers and meeting planers to use sustainable transportation which encompasses effective and efficient transport options that work towards being environmentally supportive. Our Concierge Team delivers detailed information about public transportation options, nearest place to rent bicycles and green spaces for walking or jogging.
- Sustainable Banquet & Catering Menu Options / Food Service and Packaging / Food Donation
Hotel Bristol offers sustainable options in conference menu. The aim is to reduce an individual's carbon footprint and ecological footprint while supporting local food systems and to deliver to the customers the benefits of fresh and sustainable produced food in Warsaw and surroundings. At Hotel Bristol we use environmentally friendly packing which can be recycled, compostable or reusable. Hotel Bristol cooperates closely with the outsource company unloading of food waste by use of all rules of health and safety. The company decides on the further use of the food.