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What Does It Mean To Be Eco-Friendly?

What Does It Mean To Be Eco-Friendly?

We depend on the environment. It’s our home and a source of joy. To protect Whistler and it’s surroundings, we at the Listel Hotel, have worked hard to ensure that many of our practices are eco-friendly. But what does it mean for a hotel to be eco-friendly? Green practices are those that are ecological beneficial or at least, not harmful to the environment. Taking it one step further, here is what being eco-friendly means to the Listel Hotel.

Our Mission

Hotels can be a large source of waste and consumers of energy. Our mission is to reduce our carbon footprint through initiatives all throughout the hotel. You may notice signs around your room that encourage green actions. We are proud to hold a 3 Green Key rating from the Hotel Association of Canada which assists and recognizes efforts in reducing environmental impact.

Green Key Rating

Green Key Global is the only environmental certification body designed for the hotel and meeting industry and is recognized by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). The certification board also provides a wealth of resources on how to decrease utility consumption, waste, and emissions, helping us reach our green goals.


The hotel is proud to be taking the following initiatives to assist in reducing our impact on our precious environment.

  • Recycling
  • Reduction in use of resources
  • Energy efficient products
  • Reducing waste

Why Book An Eco-Friendly Hotel

It can be as easy as booking an eco-friendly hotel while on vacation to continue respecting the environment. By picking a conscientious accommodation provider, you are playing a role in being environmentally friendly yourself. Also know that when you book your accommodation with us, you can be sure that in addition to being environmentally conscious, we are doing our best to ensure a healthy and pleasant stay.

If you would like to know more about out eco-friendly actions, 3 Green Key rating, and services, please do not hesitate to contact us.