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Green Key

WestCord Hotels zet zich proactief in om meer aan het milieu te doen dan de wet- en regelgeving verlangt.

The Green Key is the international standard for businesses in the tourism and recreation industry, and in the market for meeting and conference venues, who are serious on working on sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), with care for the environment at the company and the nature around them.

Certified Green Key accommodations will always make economical use of water and energy. For example, by using energy-saving lamps, light sensors, timers for heating and air conditioning and solar panels.

WestCord Hotels with a Green Key label

  • WestCord Strandhotel Seeduyn (Green Key)
  • WestCord Hotel de Wadden (Silver Green Key)
  • WestCord Hotel Schylge (Green Key)
  • Aparthotel WestCord Schylge (Green Key)
  • WestCord Art Hotel Amsterdam (Green Key)
  • WestCord City Centre Hotel (Green Key)
  • WestCord Fashion Hotel Amsterdam (Green Key)
  • Hotel New York (Green Key)
  • WestCord Hotel Delft (Green Key)
  • WTC Hotel Leeuwarden (Green Key)
  • WestCord Hotel de Veluwe (Green Key)

 

Sustainability measures WestCord Hotels

Hotel New York

Hotel New York, housed in the former headquarters of the Holland America Line, won the Golden Green Key at the end of October 2011. Hotel New York has chosen a sustainable policy that aims to be careful to deal with people, the environment and the planet with the following measures.

  • In front of the hotel on the Wilhelmina Pier is a charging point for electric vehicles.
  • The showers in the rooms of Hotel New York have water savings.
  • Hotel New York has a custom lighting plan, with the aim to reduce consumption.
  • Hotel New York uses sustainable printing.

 

Fashion Hotel Amsterdam

Fashion Hotel Amsterdam is recognized for the following activities regarding sustainable development.

  • There are water savers installed in the Fashion Hotel.
  • The Fashion Hotel is working to replace all halogen lights for LED.
  • The voltage is reduced by a transformer from 240V to 218V in the entire Fashion Hotel.
  • The Fashion Hotel uses local and organic products in the Fashion’s Restaurant menu.
  • The waste is separated in the hotel (for example separate collection of film).
  • In Fashion Hotel uses a Swill plant, where all kitchen and garden waste is collected through a tank.

 

Art Hotel Amsterdam

Art Hotel Amsterdam got the Golden Green Key in 2010. On December 16 2010, the official mark was awarded by the Councillor for Economic Affairs, Amsterdam West district. The following following measures have been taken regarding sustainability.

  • The Art Hotel has set up a lighting plan to replace the halogen lamps with LED lamps.
  • Fair trade products are served and dishes are in accordance with the fish guide featured in The Art Brasserie.
  • Throughout the Art Hotel water savers are fitted to all taps and shower.
  • WestCord Art Hotel has a charging point for electric vehicles.

 

WTC Hotel Leeuwarden

In 2011 the WTC Hotel Leeuwarden and the WTC Expo jointly received a Golden Green Key certificate.

The hotel water savers used in all taps, showers and toilets.
All the lights in the hotel are energy efficient.
The floors of the meeting rooms in the hotel are provided with elements for cooling or heating.
The keycard is the key to the hotel room. The keycard is also used to activate the electricity in the room. When the guest leaves the room again, the power turns off automatically to avoid waste.
Recently, the hotel offers the possibility of video conferencing. Videoconferencing can communicate with live video and audio between two or more locations. This can mean a significant saving both travel time and travel costs for companies. Another plus of course, is that it contributes to the reduction of CO2 emissions.
Hotel Schylge

Hotel Schylge has achieved the Green Key in 2013. The following measures have been taken, inter alia, on sustainable development.

Green Team: This team is looking at purchasing / policy decisions to the most responsible choice.
Training for staff to work environmentally.
Use eco cleaning and laundry products.
Various water-saving measures, without the guest affected.
Waste separation, among others, paper, glass, plastic, cork, cartridges, light bulbs and batteries.
no incandescent / halogen lamps more, only LED and energy-saving lamps throughout the company.
Kitchen work as much as possible with certified products, organic ingredients, local / islander raw materials and Waddengoud products.
Purchase as much as possible CSR certified companies.
Reducing paper use and procurement of eco-paper.
Fire extinguisher filled with eco-friendly stuff.
Aparthotel Boschrijck

Aparthotel Boschrijck has achieved the Green Key in 2013. The hotel is thus recognized for, inter alia, the following activities concerning sustainability.

Green Team: This team is looking at purchasing / policy decisions to the most responsible choice.
Training for staff to work environmentally.
Use eco cleaning and laundry products.
Various water-saving measures, without the guest affected.
Waste separation, among others, paper, glass, plastic, cork, cartridges, light bulbs and batteries.
no incandescent / halogen lamps more, only LED and energy-saving lamps throughout the company.
Kitchen work as much as possible with certified products, organic ingredients, local / islander raw materials and Waddengoud products.
Purchase as much as possible CSR certified companies.
Reducing paper use and procurement of eco-paper.
Fire extinguisher filled with eco-friendly stuff.
City Centre Hotel Amsterdam

In May 2013 City Centre Hotel Amsterdam has received the Green Key.

Hotel Delft

In 2013, Hotel Delft received the Green Key.

“WestCord Hotel Delft has been working on sustainability and it is good to be able to capture this now by means of a label, ” says Edo Garretsen, General Manager at WestCord Hotel Delft. ” Beyond that, we are convinced yourself that sustainable business future is seeing our clients also like us to sustainability. and we like to invest in. we are now seeing concrete terms all result in declining consumption of gas, water and light. Good for the environment and for the outcome of the company. ”

“Corporate social responsibility is increasingly gaining ground in the Netherlands. Here is more to it than just saving energy. For example, we offer” Gullmander Restaurant Bar ‘some organic food as a sustainable alternative. We even have an organic wine, “Bart light of Egdom, Green Key coordinator of the hotel increases.

Charging electric car
There is also the possibility to recharge the electric car at WestCord Hotel Delft.

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