Principles and Standards of Earthbuilder
Ecological management of accommodation facilities
Reducing consumption of water and energy, in kitchen as well as reducing, reusing and recycling kitchen waste.
Good Manufacturing Plan in kitchen and restaurant.
Usage of non-hazardous food in kitchen.
Promote organic food in kitchen.
Regular training to employees in food safety.
Room may follow Sustainable Interior Design.
Eco-friendly textiles or natural cotton may be used for pillows, curtains, bath towels and other linen.
Annual Environment Audit for a larger property, for example (5 Star Hotels & factories) with exception to homestays, B&Bs and similar smaller properties.
Sustainable Furniture to be used – wooden, fabric , metal and steel. No plastics.
Windows and glazing
Windows or skylight blocks heat from the sunlight, tints, low E-films and reflective coatings applied to glazing which can help to control the amount of sunlight that comes into a space. These can be especially helpful in lobby area windows as it makes use of day light.
Painting of walls
Sustainable painting with eco friendly shades are preferable
Restaurant / Dining Area
Eco friendly Furniture
Menu Cards, with traditional food choices, if needed ingredients must be shared with guests.
Instructions about allergens, claim on food – organic, natural.
Front Desk / Visitors Lounge
Display Certificate / Logo of Earthbuilders
Guest Registration policy to be displayed / Available SOP
Information on Room Service / Restaurant / Activities to be displayed.
Proper Data Management of entry and exit of humans as well vehicles to be ensured.
Proper Locker system in lobby or in room.
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