540 Great South Road , Auckland , New Zealand, (NZ) Freephone 0800 540 111
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Full Environmental Policy

Our Mission
  • Motel 540 is on a mission to improve sustainable practices, recycle more, save water, reduce electricity, use eco-friendly chemicals and find new ways to green our operations. Motel 540 aims to achieve a minimum Qualmark Enviro Silver rating
Sustainable Practices
  • Every year we sponsor a local or national environmental organisation ot project
  • Developing and updating our eco training and resources for all our team members
  • Incorporating our environmental commitment into our business decisions such as using local sourced produce and eco-friendly partners
Recycle & Re-use
  • Recycling programme in place at our hotel and head office
  • Reminder notes in our reception, reservations and cleaning rooms to recycle
  • Partnering with suppliers who have an environmental
  • Option for guests to reuse towels and linens to save water and reduce detergents
Reduce Energy, Water Use And Waste
  • Use of energy saving LED lights in all areas of the hotel
  • Use of renewable geothermal gas and hydro-electric electricity energy sources
  • Sensor activated lights in outdoor areas
  • Using electronic communications rather than paper where possible
  • All our electronic communications contain a reminder to consider the environment before printing
  • Where paper is used it will be recycled or acid free, carbon neutral and sourced from sustainable forests
  • Regular room maintenance checks to address issues such as leaky taps
  • Installation of water saving devices such dual flush toilets in our rooms
  • Bi-annual waste practice review to ensure efficient operations
  • Bio-degradable bin liners and bags in all rooms, hotels and head office
Eco Friendly Chemicals
  • Use of eco-friendly, natural plant enzyme based cleaners for hotel cleaning
  • In-room bio-degradable options for laundry and dishwashing cleaners
Customer Involvement
  • In room reminders about recycling bins and recycling where possible
  • In room reminders about simple energy and water saving actions from turning off lights to eco-wash options
  • Option for guests to reuse towels and linens to save water and reduce detergents
  • Providing guests with walking and recreation area maps and walking and cycling tour options