Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Green Initiatives


• On-property herb garden for hotel & restaurant use

• On-property beehives for hotel & restaurant use

• Recycle program for paper, glass and aluminum (in-house)

• Using local products including produce from area farms

• Food composting of organic food waste

• Electric car charging stations in Valet Parking

• Donating printed newspapers for shelter use with United Coalition for Animals

• Guestroom lighting and climate control Housekeeping policy for energy conservation

• Water and energy conservation program for guestrooms (guestroom linens, towels, etc.)

• Specialty lighter weight guestroom linens that save 30% on detergent, water and energy use

• Weekly donation of leftover food to local food bank

• Cardboard recycling program

• Focus on local products & produce purchasing

• Focus on recyclable paper product purchasing

• Paperless delivery of internal documents including weekly paychecks

• Paperless electronic bill and guest reservation confirmation delivery

• Bulk dispensers for beverage stations

• Use of Bic Stic Ecolution pens in all meeting and guest rooms

• Shuttle service for contract accounts (cutting transportation emissions)

• Use of eco-friendly sternos for banquet events

• Employee training on green initiatives

• The hotel participates in the “Clean the World” program by donating discarded soap and shampoo products to help prevent waste and hygiene-related illnesses. Clean the World recycles and filters the products to distribute them to non- profits around the globe.