Sustainability measures per hotel

For a better world

WTC Leeuwarden

  • Collaboration with Greenjoy, provider of green e-sloops
  • Using ozone water for cleaning
  • Energy savers in the room
  • Food waste collection
  • All hotel lighting is energy efficient
  • The floors of the meeting rooms in the hotel are equipped with elements for cooling or heating
  • The key card is the key to the hotel room. The keycard is also used to activate the electricity in the hotel room. When the guest leaves the room again, the electricity is automatically turned off again to avoid waste
  • The hotel offers video conferencing facilities. Video conferencing enables live communication with images and sound between two or more locations. This can mean significant savings for companies in both travel time and travel costs. Another plus, of course, is that it contributes to reducing CO2 emissions
  • WTC Leeuwarden in collaboration with Blooming Bakery
  • Our cleaning products are used efficiently and have an ECO label
  • We have good wheelchair-friendliness in our branches
  • In the bathrooms you will find our own ecological supply line. Paraben-free, chemical-free and cruelty-free.
  • Focus on our waste flow with the aim of separating better and reducing waste
  • Focus on electricity and gas in our consumption and we try to reduce this by means of sensors, etc. (target in 5-year plan)
  • Focus on saving water by saving water in all taps, showers and toilets
  • Reduce mono packaging
  • Fleet is largely electric
  • Large assortment organic
  • Lots of vegetarian options and vegan too. We also have 0.0 products.
  • Fairtrade terry cloth

The Market Hotel Groningen

  • Heat pumps
  • Solar panels
  • 100% LED lighting
  • Gasless hotel
  • Our cleaning products are used efficiently and have an ECO label
  • We have good wheelchair-friendliness in our branches
  • In the bathrooms you will find our own ecological amenity line. Paraben-free, chemical-free and not tested on animals.
  • Focus on our waste stream with the aim of separating better and reducing waste
  • Focus on water reduction through water savers in all taps, showers and toilets
  • Reducing mono packaging
  • Fleet is largely electric
  • Large assortment organic
  • Lots of vegetarian options and also vegan. We also have 0.0 products.
  • Comfort zone products are natural
  • Fairtrade terry cloth

Hotel Jakarta Amsterdam

  • The greenest hotel in the Netherlands
  • BREAAM excellent certificate
  • EPC = 0 ; The building-related energy consumption is 0
  • Subtropical courtyard garden, which works as a Thermobuffer: – pre-heating in winter – cooling leaf and water evaporation in summer.
  • Natural ventilation in the atrium
  • Gray water system for irrigation of the inner garden (Tank of 160,000 liters filled with rainwater)
  • 6000m2 of certified wood from forests that are managed in a responsible manner
  • Wooden main supporting structure
  • 172 Prefab rooms with climate balconies
  • Heat recovery from return air
  • 20 electric charging points for cars and 20 for bicycles
  • Organic Waste Recycling System
  • Bicycle rental from recycled bicycles and made in a workshop by employees who are lagging behind the labor market.
  • Three layer glass
  • Only LED lighting
  • More than 1700m2 of solar panels
  • Refillable water bottles, in collaboration with Made Blue. Each 500ml bottle provides 50 liters of clean drinking water in developing countries
  • Sustainable corporate clothing, designed by the fashion label By Rockland | HACKED by
  • Our cleaning products are used efficiently and have an ECO label
  • We have good wheelchair-friendliness in our branches
  • In the bathrooms you will find our own ecological amenity line. Paraben-free, chemical-free and not tested on animals.
  • Focus on our waste stream with the aim of separating better and reducing waste
  • Focus on electricity and gas in our consumption and through sensors etc. we try to reduce this. (target in 5-year plan)
  • Focus on water reduction through water savers in all taps, showers and toilets
  • Reducing mono packaging
  • Fleet is largely electric
  • Large assortment organic
  • Lots of vegetarian options and also vegan. We also have 0.0 products.
  • Comfort zone products are natural
  • Fairtrade terry cloth

Fashion Hotel Amsterdam

  • Use of Fairtrade products, local products from farmers, which are served during the service in our Restaurant and Kitchen
  • Waste separation of coffee cups in the rooms
  • The linen in the rooms is changed every 3rd day of your stay, to reduce water consumption, transport and use of cleaning chemicals
  • We encourage guests not to have their rooms cleaned every day, to reduce water consumption, transport and use of cleaning chemicals
  • Hotel rooms and storage areas have energy savings
  • We only use LED lighting
  • We do not use air conditioning, but heat recovery systems. We use and store the heat and cold from outside, filter the air and reuse it in the rooms (climate control)
  • Use of cleaning products throughout the hotel are all sustainable and organic.
  • We have a Food Waste program within the hotel. We work together with the “to good to go” program to prevent waste
  • In 2021 we started a new reservation system MEWS that does a paperless check in for our guests
  • Our amenities line is produced with only Eco friend and Fair products, even the materials are from recycled plastic
  • In collaboration with MADE BLUE we have a sustainable water bottle for our hotel guests. Each 500 ml water bottle provides 50 liters of clean drinking water in third world countries.
  • WestCord also donates 5 cents with every liter to the “Fishing for Litter project”, in 2019 we sold 22,634 liters of water.
  • We have solar panels on the roof of the hotel, which give the hotel 15% energy back.
  • WestCord hotels has separate agreements about our suppliers through our purchasing department. Declarations are drawn up in Dutch.
  • The voltage in the entire Fashion Hotel has been reduced from 240V to 218V by means of a transformer
  • The environment and corporate social responsibility have been taken into account by using regional and organic products in Brasserie Mme Coco’s menu
  • Energy savings through energy savings in the rooms
  • Charging points for electric cars
  • Our cleaning products are used efficiently and have an ECO label
  • We have good wheelchair-friendliness in our branches
  • In the bathrooms you will find our own ecological supply line. Paraben-free, chemical-free and cruelty-free.
  • Focus on our waste flow with the aim of separating better and reducing waste
  • Focus on electricity and gas in our consumption and we try to reduce this by means of sensors, etc. (target in 5-year plan)
  • Focus on saving water by saving water in all taps, showers and toilets
  • Reduce mono packaging
  • Fleet is largely electric
  • Large assortment organic
  • Lots of vegetarian options and vegan too. We also have 0.0 products.
  • Comfort zone products are natural
  • Fairtrade terry cloth

Art Hotel Amsterdam

  • Waste separation: e.g. paper, glass, plastic, cartridges, lamps and batteries
  • Bed linen is changed after the 3rd night to save transport, water and chemicals
  • The cleaning products are of the highest sustainable and organic standards
  • The paper is reused as much as possible for, for example, scrap paper. In addition, there is as little printing as possible
  • Art Hotel is participating in a Food waste management program in which we want to prevent food waste
  • Purchasing from as many CSR certified companies as possible
  • WestCord Art hotel Amsterdam works with a reservation system that is completely paperless
  • Staff clothing is made from recycled materials (e.g. plastic is used in reception jackets)
  • The FAYR Cosmetics care line that is sustainably ECO-friendly has been developed by WestCord hotels. Product packaging is also made from recycled material
  • In collaboration with MADE BLUE, Bunzl developed a filled sustainable water bottle for our hotel guests. Each 500 ml bottle provides 50 liters of clean drinking water in developing countries. In addition, WestCord donates 5 cents for every 1 liter of water to “Fishing for Litter project” in 2019, for example, 22,634 liters of water were sold
  • The Art Hotel has drawn up a lighting plan to replace the halogen lamps with LED lamps
  • Fairtrade products are served in The Art Brasserie and dishes are recommended according to the fishing guide
  • Water savers have been installed on all taps and showers in the Art Hotel
  • The WestCord Art Hotel has a charging point for electric transport
  • Our cleaning products are used efficiently and have an ECO label
  • We have good wheelchair-friendliness in our branches
  • Focus on electricity and gas in our consumption and we try to reduce this by means of sensors, etc. (target in 5-year plan)
  • Reduce mono packaging
  • Fleet is largely electric
  • Large assortment organic
  • Lots of vegetarian options and vegan too. We also have 0.0 products.
  • Fairtrade terry cloth

City Centre Amsterdam

  • Waste separation: e.g. paper, glass, plastic, cartridges, lamps and batteries
  • Separation of coffee capsules and afterwards it will be recycled
  • Bed linen is changed after the 3rd night to save transport, water and chemicals
  • The entire hotel is equipped with LED lamps
  • The cleaning products are of the highest sustainable and organic standards
  • The paper is reused as much as possible for, for example, scrap paper. In addition, there is as little printing as possible
  • The hotel has had new boilers since December 2017, these boilers are self-heating and very energy-efficient
  • Water savers have been installed on all taps and showers in the City Centre Hotel
  • Purchasing from as many CSR certified companies as possible
  • Working with local products, eg: TLANT that works with 100% biodegradable packaging. Buying products from local farmers and producers and working together with Zorgboerderij De Laarhoeve, where people with intellectual disabilities work
  • Staff clothing is made from recycled materials (e.g. plastic is used in reception jackets)
  • In collaboration with MADE BLUE, Bunzl developed a filled sustainable water bottle for our hotel guests. Each 500 ml bottle provides 50 liters of clean drinking water in developing countries. In addition, WestCord donates 5 cents for every 1 liter of water to “Fishing for Litter project” in 2019, for example, 22,634 liters of water were sold
  • The coffee grounds are kept from the coffee machines given to the local oyster mushroom farm and we buy products from here again
  • Staff clothing is made from recycled materials (e.g. plastic is used in reception jackets)
  • Take the FAYR Cosmetics care line that has been sustainably ECO-friendly developed by WestCord hotels. Product packaging is also made from recycled material
  • Rooftop bee hotel; the world cannot live without bees! In addition, the honey is served with breakfast
  • PMS system built in the cloud, reducing paper consumption by 80%, just like in the other hotels
  • Our cleaning products are used efficiently and have an ECO label
  • Focus on our waste flow with the aim of separating better and reducing waste
  • Focus on electricity and gas in our consumption and we try to reduce this by means of sensors, etc. (target in 5-year plan)
  • Focus on saving water by saving water in all taps, showers and toilets
  • Reduce mono packaging
  • Large assortment organic
  • Lots of vegetarian options and vegan too. We also have 0.0 products.
  • Fairtrade terry cloth

Hotel New York Rotterdam

  • There is a charging point for electric vehicles in front of the hotel on the Wilhelminapier
  • Focus on water saving by saving water in all taps, showers and toilets.
  • Hotel New York has an adapted lighting plan, with the aim of reducing consumption
  • Hotel New York uses sustainable printing
  • Oysters are collected for the WWF project ‘Helpen met schelpen’. The empty shells are the perfect bottom for new oysters
  • Collection of Nespresso cups for recycling
  • Clean-up actions on the Wilhelminapier in collaboration with the neighborhood organization and residents
  • Our cleaning products are used efficiently and have an ECO label
  • We have good wheelchair-friendliness in our branches
  • In the bathrooms you will find our own ecological supply line. Paraben-free, chemical-free and cruelty-free.
  • Focus on our waste flow with the aim of separating better and reducing waste
  • Focus on electricity and gas in our consumption and we try to reduce this by means of sensors, etc. (target in 5-year plan)
  • Reduce mono packaging
  • Fleet is fully electric
  • Large assortment organic
  • Lots of vegetarian options and vegan too. We also have 0.0 products.
  • Fairtrade terry cloth

Ss Rotterdam

  • In 2014, the ship brought a heat pump on board. As a result, the ship has reduced the use of district heating to almost zero in the summer months. All this contributes to significant energy savings
  • All large electric motors on board are frequency controlled. This contributes to energy savings.
  • We also replace the mortars when necessary for more efficient types
  • The project started in 2020 to provide all meeting rooms and offices with LED panels. The light output is much better, which contributes to a healthy working environment. In addition, this also contributes to energy savings
  • We participate in local initiatives, for example in Binkie’s mini holiday, benefit evening Daniel den Hoed and Zero Waste event locations BlueCity
  • The ss Rotterdam has cookies from a social workplace called: De Koekfabriek
  • The ss Rotterdam is easily accessible for people with walking difficulties as well as those who use a wheelchair
  • In consultation with Renewi, we are looking at alternatives to better separate and reduce waste.
  • In addition, employees are trained internally to separate waste and keep it that way
  • We are reducing mono packaging, for example, supplying honey from squeeze bottles or by having biscuits delivered in larger packaging.
  • Aquafox system that monitors the quality of the rinse water and saves water
  • Collecting of plastic packaging, metal and beverage cartons, which is better for the environment
  • Our cleaning products are used efficiently and have an ECO label
  • In the bathrooms you will find our own ecological amenity line. Paraben-free, chemical-free and not tested on animals.
  • Focus on our waste stream with the aim of separating better and reducing waste
  • Focus on electricity and gas in our consumption and through sensors etc. we try to reduce this. (target in 5-year plan)
  • Focus on water reduction through water savers in all taps, showers and toilets
  • Fleet is largely electric
  • Large assortment organic
  • Lots of vegetarian options and also vegan. We also have 0.0 products.
  • Fairtrade terry cloth

Hotel Noordsee

  • Ameland yogurt and cheese
  • Sponsorship of (sports) events Tri-Ambla, Adventure run, Lighthouse trial, MTB Ameland, Slik en Zand, Madnes, Boat waters
  • Sell ​​Pink Ribbon jewelry to support breast cancer research
  • The floor tiles in the kitchen are made from recycled car tires
  • Our cleaning products are used efficiently and have an ECO label
  • We have good wheelchair-friendliness in our branches
  • In the bathrooms you will find our own ecological amenity line. Paraben-free, chemical-free and not tested on animals.
  • Focus on our waste stream with the aim of separating better and reducing waste
  • Focus on electricity and gas in our consumption and through sensors etc. we try to reduce this. (target in 5-year plan)
  • Focus on water reduction through water savers in all taps, showers and toilets
  • Reducing mono packaging
  • Fleet is largely electric
  • Large assortment organic
  • Lots of vegetarian options and also vegan. We also have 0.0 products.
  • Fairtrade terry cloth

ApartHotel Boschrijck

  • We offer a training for our staff members to work in an environmentally conscious way
  • Various water-saving measures, without the guest being bothered by this
  • No more light bulb/ halogen lamps throughout the company, only LED and energy-saving lamps
  • Kitchen works as much as possible with certified products, various organic products, local / island raw materials and Waddengoud products
  • Purchasing from as many CSR certified companies as possible
  • Reducing paper use and purchasing eco-paper
  • Fire extinguisher filled with eco-friendly filling
  • Use of heat pumps
  • Insect hotel and bird houses
  • Terschelling cheese and cranberry products
  • Our cleaning products are used efficiently and have an ECO label
  • We are a wheelchair friendly hotel
  • In the bathrooms you will find our own ecological amenity line. Paraben-free, chemical-free and not tested on animals.
  • Focus on our waste stream with the aim of separating better and reducing waste
  • Focus on electricity and gas in our consumption and through sensors etc. we try to reduce this. (target in 5-year plan)
  • Focus on water reduction through water savers in all taps, showers and toilets
  • Reducing mono packaging
  • Fleet is largely electric
  • We have a large assortment of organic products
  • Lots of vegetarian options and also vegan. We also have 0.0 products
  • Fairtrade terry cloth

Hotel de Wadden

  • The floor in the kitchen is made from recycled car tires
  •  We are using ecological cleaning and washing products
  • Use of electric bicycles for home delivery of meals
  • Our cleaning products are used efficiently and have an ECO label
  • We are a wheelchair friendly hotel
  • In the bathrooms you will find our own ecological supply line. Paraben-free, chemical-free and cruelty-free.
  • Focus on our waste flow with the aim of separating better and reducing waste
  • Focus on electricity and gas in our consumption and we try to reduce this by means of sensors, etc. (target in 5-year plan)
  • Focus on saving water by saving water in all taps, showers and toilets
  • Reduce mono packaging
  • Fleet is largely electric
  • Large range of organic
  • Lots of vegetarian options and vegan too. We also have 0.0 products
  • Fairtrade terry cloth

Strandhotel Seeduyn

  • Adapted lighting plan, with the aim of reducing consumption
  • The paper is reused as much as possible, for example, draft paper. In addition, there is as minimum of printing
  • Bed linen is changed after the 3rd night, in order to save transport, water and reduce chemicals
    90% is now LED
  • SWILL fermenter, separating glass, paper and others with the aim of improving separation and reducing waste flow
  • Installed water-saving faucets and shower heads
  • Induction cooking
  • Performance interviews are held annually and development plans are made; there is a training budget for staff development
  • Foods of an organic nature
  • Electric frying and combi steamers
  • Cranberry Jam from Vlieland and Vlielander cheese from the cheese bunker. Local products are better for the environment
  • Heat pumps
  • Solar panels
  • We have our own electric car
  • Our cleaning products are used efficiently and have an ECO label
  • We are a wheelchair friendly hotel
  • In the bathrooms you will find our own ecological amenity line. Paraben-free, chemical-free and not tested on animals.
  • Focus on electricity and gas in our consumption and through sensors etc. we try to reduce this. (target in 5-year plan)
  • Focus on water reduction
  • Reducing mono packaging
  • Fleet is largely electric
  • Large assortment organic
  • Lots of vegetarian options and also vegan. We also have 0.0 products
  • Comfort zone products are natural
  • Fairtrade terry cloth

Hotel Schylge

  • We offer a training for our staff members to work in an environmentally conscious way
  • Various water-saving measures, without the guest being bothered by this
  • Waste separation: e.g. paper, glass, plastic, corks, cartridges, lamps and batteries
  • No more light bulb/ halogen lamps throughout the company, only LED and energy-saving lamps
  • Kitchen works as much as possible with certified products, various organic products, local/islander raw materials and Waddengoud products
  • Purchasing from as many CSR certified companies as possible
  • Reducing paper use and purchasing eco-paper
  • Fire extinguisher filled with eco-friendly filling
  • Infiltration basin in the front garden of the hotel in which rainwater is collected and immediately returned to our own land. This means that the plants do not have to be watered with tap water
  • Charging points for electric cars and bicycles
  • We have a Local “Schoemrakker beer” on the menu
  • Our cleaning products are used efficiently and have an ECO label
  • We are a wheelchair friendly hotel
  • In the bathrooms you will find our own ecological amenity line. Paraben-free, chemical-free and not tested on animals.
  • Focus on our waste stream with the aim of separating better and reducing waste
  • Focus on electricity and gas in our consumption and through sensors etc. we try to reduce this. (target in 5-year plan)
  • Focus on water reduction
  • Reducing mono packaging
  • Fleet is largely electric
  • Large range of organic
  • Lots of vegetarian options and also vegan. We also have 0.0 products
  • Comfort zone products are natural
  • Fairtrade terry cloth

Hotel de Veluwe

  • Charging points for electric cars
  • Separating swill waste, which is for the most part converted into compost. This is an environmentally friendly food source for trees and plants
  • Our cleaning products are used efficiently and have an ECO label
  • We have good wheelchair-friendliness in our branches
  • In the bathrooms you will find our own ecological amenity line. Paraben-free, chemical-free and not tested on animals.
  • Focus on our waste stream with the aim of separating better and reducing waste
  • Focus on reducing electricity and gas in our consumption.
  • Focus on water reduction through water savers in all taps, showers and toilets
  • Reducing mono packaging
  • Fleet is largely electric
  • Large range of organic
  • Lots of vegetarian options and also vegan. We also have 0.0 products
  • Comfort zone products are natural
  • Fairtrade terry cloth

Hotel Delft

  • Our Green Team consists of: John Patrick Vermulst the General Manager, Andre van Lieshout the technical service, Lisanne van den Bosch the Front Office Manager and Frank de Mos F&B
  • We work together with DOEL. This is an initiative of the GGZ. They provide the City Shuttle for the guests in Delft and take care of our bicycle rental and maintenance
  • Our location is wheelchair friendly! We have 2 public disabled toilets and a number of disabled rooms
  • We grow mushroom out of our coffee ground
  • Reducing mono packaging
  • Participation in the Rabobank Food Waste Challenge and a collaboration with Too Good To go to combat food waste
  • New LED lighting, this is being applied in phases, but is already in all offices and all emergency lighting
  • The elevator lights go on a time switch, the lights turn off after 3 minutes when the elevator is not in use
  • Buffer water: the solar panels are used to generate the energy for heating
  • Appendages (valves/pumps), for example, the air conditioning: a blanket has now been placed around the appendages to retain the heat
  • Limit water jet: at the washbasins, showers, etc, the strength of the water is limited so that less water is used (water reduction). This is done on the basis of a filter so that the water jet just looks normal
  • Environmentally conscious disposal of oil
  • There are currently 2 charging stations available so that 4 cars can charge at the same time
  • Electric Delft City Shuttle, a sustainable transport option to the city centre
  • Energy-saving voltsavers
  • Solar boiler to collect heat
  • Our cleaning products are used efficiently and have an ECO label
  • In the bathrooms you will find our own ecological amenity line. Paraben-free, chemical-free and not tested on animals.
  • Fleet is largely electric
  • Large assortment organic
  • Lots of vegetarian options and also vegan. We also have 0.0 products
  • Fairtrade terry cloth

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