TORONTO, ON, April 22, 2013 – SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts is excited to announce that its TownePlace Suites® by Marriott Mississauga – Airport Corporate Centre has been awarded a rating of four Green Keys by the globally recognized Green Key Eco-Rating Program.
The Green Key Eco-Rating Program is a graduated rating system that recognizes hotels that are committed to demonstrating the highest standards of environmental responsibility. Receiving the prestigious four Green Keys certification acknowledges TownePlace Suites® by Marriott Mississauga – Airport Corporate Centre as an industry leader in establishing effective programs to reduce the hotel’s environmental impact and operating costs.
“We are very proud to be receiving the four Green Keys certification,” said Dan McIlhone, General Manager of TownePlace Suites® by Marriott Mississauga – Airport Corporate Centre. “Minimizing the hotel’s impact on the environment is a common goal for our management team and hotel staff. We will continue to improve our social and environmental practices to solidify the hotel as an industry leader in protecting our environment.”
Some examples of the programs in use at the TownePlace Suites® by Marriott Mississauga – Airport Corporate Centre include:
- Participation in Earth Hour and Earth Day
- Waste reduction plan, including in-room recycling for guests, to decrease waste going to landfills
- Conservation program for housekeeping – linen/towel reuse, using natural lights when cleaning, turning off lights in unoccupied rooms
- Use of eco-friendly products, including Energy Star appliances, biodegradable cleaners, paper products with a minimum recycled content
- Control water and energy consumption
- Hotel Green Team to implement and communicate environmental programs and initiatives
Opened in the summer of 2012, TownePlace Suites® by Marriott Mississauga – Airport Corporate Centre is a 173-room extended-stay hotel featuring stylish and functional suites with fully equipped kitchens, adjustable work spaces with free Wi-Fi, complimentary daily breakfast and is conveniently located near Toronto Pearson International Airport.
SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts has demonstrated a long-standing commitment to the environment and is the first hotel management company in Canada to have all its properties certified under the Green Key Eco-Rating Program.
About TownePlace Suites by Marriott Mississauga-Airport Corporate Centre
Marriott’s NEWEST all-suites hotel, the first of its kind in the Greater Toronto Area, opened on August 09, 2012. The hotel is located south of the Pearson International Airport in the Airport Corporate Park. It offers 173 spacious and stylish studio, one and two bedroom suites with fully equipped modern kitchens, two meeting rooms, indoor heated pool, 24 hour fitness centre, private courtyard and a natural gas barbeque patio.
About SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts
SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts is one of Canada’s leading hotel management companies and manages over 20 hotels and resorts across Canada. The company manages independent hotels and hotels operating under major franchise brands, such as Marriott, Radisson, Hilton, Quality and Best Western. www.silverbirchhotels.com
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