Sustainable accommodation for Expo 2015

Happy to share info about where to stay during Expo 2015, a list of the most sustainable accommodation is available here http://bit.ly/1I9esMV  in my opinion is not important the label, but the standards behind it. There are REQUIRED and OPTIONALS standards, I am sharing only the most important ones and I will update the page with the other ones every time is possible.

Wonderful by Expo requires  for the accommodation: REQUIRED

  • Entirely natural building materials and furnishings
  • Energy and water conservation (energy-efficient lights, baths and showers with water- and heat-saving systems, use of renewable energy sources or eco-friendly technologies, soundproofing and heat insulation)
  • Non-smoking dining room
  • Use of eco-friendly cleaning products
  • Sheets, towels and mattresses made from 100% organic cotton
  • Recycling of waste (in guest rooms and the rest of the premises)
  • Waste disposed of properly
  • Green areas maintained using environmentally friendly products and machines
  • Composting of organic waste
  • Stationery made from recycled paper
  • Easily reached by public transport
  • Food, Drink and Other Services
  • Organic food or local produce available
  • Disposable plates and cutlery are not used
  • Mineral water mainly sourced from the region’s springs in glass bottles
  • GM products or GM-derived products are prohibited
  • Menu suitable for people with food intolerances, allergies and coeliac disease, as well as vegetarians, vegans and the health conscious
  • Material promoting environmentally responsible and sustainable tourism
  • Promotion of the area’s traditions, culture and history, as well as outdoor activities
  • Guests are encouraged to reuse towels, and may leave a note for the bed to be made without changing the sheets

     

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