Environmentally Friendly Hotel
Conserving water, energy and other resources is rewarding for you and great for the environment. Enjoy a $5 voucher at participating food and beverage outlets or 500 Starpoints® awarded at check-out for each night you decline housekeeping (except day of departure).
It feels good to conserve. Make A Green Choice.
To participate in the Make a Green Choice program, please tell us at check-in or look for the doorhanger in your guestroom.
See what a difference a night can make!
37.2 gallons is 596 cups, enough for 1 person to drink almost 2 cups per day for a year.
That's enough to run an Energy Star-rated laptop for 10 hours.
Save Natural Gas
Enough energy to heat a 400 square foot room at 70°F for 4 hours - when it's 10°F outside.
Fewer chemicals equals less toxicity in the environment. And that's good for everyone.
*All amounts estimated based on average guestroom size and materials usage.
The Sheraton Birmingham Hotel is pleased to announce that it has achieved a 4 Green Key rating through the Green Key Eco-Rating Program.
A 4 Green Key rating demonstrates that the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel has shown national industry leadership and commitment to protecting the environment through its wide-ranging policies and practices. The hotel has mature programs in place that involve management, employees, guests, and the public, and which have shown substantial and measurable results.
“We have adopted a great number of initiatives to help save our planet resources for future generations, such as: The first hotel airport shuttle in the state of Alabama that runs on clean natural compressed gas, installed an ozone machine in the laundry department that allows all hotel linens to be washed in cold water, thus reducing the consumption of natural gas, we are well on our way to achieve our corporate Starwood goal of reducing Energy by 30%, Water by 20%, by the year 2020. We call it 30/20 by 20.
Our hotel and Starwood have established an environmental policy that addresses associate and guest awareness by focusing on reducing Energy & Water, minimizing and reducing waste and emissions, examining the supply chain and enhancing indoor environmental quality. We have a Sustainability Champion and a Sustainable Committee that represents many departments in our hotel in our pursuit of being environment leaders in our community while maintaining the exceptional guest experiences we so proudly deliver.” (Jose’ Pereira, Sustainability Champion, Sheraton Birmingham Hotel).