It’s Not Easy Being Green…

by Country Inns & Suites
Thursday, July 23, 2009

pool …but obviously our Mesa, AZ property thinks that it’s worth the effort.  This beautiful property, located at 6650 East Superstition Springs Boulevard, was the first Mesa hotel to be awarded with iStayGreen.org’s coveted Eco Green Leaf rating. 

 

Properties are given a Green Eco-Leaf Rating by completing a 70 point comprehensive eco-audit survey administered by iStayGreen.org – the online social network of environmentally friendly travel.

According to a press release issued by iStayGreen.org:

“All Green Eco-Leaf Rated properties are committed to environmentally friendly initiatives… To insure a more sustainable future some of the eco-initiatives put in-place by these hotels include: an on-site Green Team – guests are offered the ability to carbon offset their stay – low energy lighting initiatives are in-place – energy efficient lighting is installed when replacing old lighting – energy sensor are used throughout the property – sheets & towels reuse option for multiple night – eco-initiatives are actively promoted to the public – water conservation devices are used – low water consumption landscaping has been installed – recycle containers are located inside guestrooms and around the property common areas – reusable food & beverage service is used in lieu of disposable service items – compostable disposable service items are utilized – recycled paper products (bath tissue, facial tissue, paper towels, napkins, etc) are utilized – environmentally friendly chemicals are used in cleaning – environmentally friendly detergents are used for laundry – cotton bedding and towels (non-synthetic) are utilized – low VOC materials (paint, adhesives, air freshener, carpet) are used at the property – bulk amenities and soaps are dispensed in guestrooms – along with many other initiatives. “

You can read the full press release here, or visit www.istaygreen.org for more information and to look for an environmentally friendly hotel near you.

With a sparkling outdoor pool, 1,450 square feet of flexible meeting space, spacious rooms, and close proximity to numerous attractions, we think you’ll love Green Country.

Happy trails!
~Emily

Our Mesa, AZ hotel’s location is 5 miles from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway and just 30 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, less than 4 miles from the city of Gilbert, less than 6 miles from Apache Junction and 18 miles from Scottsdale, AZ. Enjoy convenient access to championship golf courses, professional sports events and exciting attractions and entertainment in Mesa, AZ, including Hohokam Stadium, Golfland Sunsplash, Superstition Springs Gold Course and Big League Dreams. We also offer complimentary shuttle service to nearby Superstition Springs Center shopping mall, located just one mile from our hotel. Stay at the Country Inn & Suites and see what sets us apart from other Mesa hotels.

  • http://www.countryinns.com/mesaaz Melissa

    Thanks for the announcement!