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Green Hotel Practices

Sustainable Business Initiatives at Astor New Orleans

Astor Crowne Plaza New Orleans is a luxury green hotel in the French Quarter that encourages, supports and promotes sustainable business practices and ecological consciousness in the hospitality industry. Our green business wishes to be a leader in the New Orleans hospitality area in providing eco-friendly products and services. Every employee actively participates in this effort to reduce our impact on the environment. Being environmentally responsible is a commitment that takes awareness, work and involvement and we are proud of our ongoing initiatives.

Our Green Hotel Practices Include:

  • Recycling-All cardboard, plastic, paper and aluminum products
  • Paperless check-in services reduces paper use
  • Smoke free environment throughout the hotel
  • Hand dryers in all public rest rooms
  • Saltwater pool
  • Standard In-room amenities are Re-Neu Botanicals
  • 90% of hotel's lighting is energy efficient reducing energy consumption
  • Variable speed on air/heat pumps saves energy
  • Towel and linen reuse program helps reduce water and energy use
  • Accounting billing is emailed
  • Recycling of ink cartridges
  • Effective low-flow toilets and water efficient shower heads and faucets reduces water consumption
  • Grease recycle program