Washington, DC Green Hotel
At the Topaz Hotel, we have innovative, eco-friendly practices in place to support a sustainable, healthy planet. Our environmentally friendly green hotel in downtown Washington, DC uses high-quality, non-intrusive, environmentally-friendly products to promote that goal. Through the pioneering Kimpton EarthCare program, our Washington, DC green hotel delivers a refreshing, healthy atmosphere while promoting a sustainable planet.
To that end, we feature environmentally friendly products and eco-conscious services that enhance the sophisticated style and soothing calm that is the essence of our intriguing hotel. For our efforts, we were recognized by the Mayor's Office of Washington, DC with the EarthCare Award, The Environmental Excellence Award.
A Green Hotel Grows in Washington, DC
At the Topaz Hotel we are striving to create and implement innovative ways to expand our eco-aware efforts, like installing motion sensors, water filtration systems and air filtration/purifiers, and developing donation programs to recycle furniture and equipment no longer needed at the hotel.
Learn more about Kimpton Hotels' EarthCare program and our assurance of corporate and social responsibility.
Washington, DC Green Hotel Practices
- Our extensive Washington, DC hotel recycling program recycles 60% of our waste
- Our linen and towel re-use program reduces laundry detergent and water usage by 25%
- We only use environmentally safe and non-toxic cleaning agents, which means we don't use bleach and ammonia-based products
- All coffee we serve in the lobby is organic, shade-grown and/or fair trade; we buy milk by the gallon to reduce waste from packaging; mugs and teaspoons are used; and napkins are made from recycled paper
- All hotel materials and paper are printed with soy-based inks on 100% recycled paper, and office paper is printed on both sides and then recycled
- We only use energy efficient light bulbs throughout the hotel
- We installed energy efficient air conditioning and in-room mini bars
- A portion of meeting proceeds is donated directly to the Trust for Public Land