Green Initiatives


The Westin San Francisco Airport Hotel has made strides to become a planet-friendly property that goes beyond "Green." Saving water, energy and resources is not only good for the environment, it is rewarding for our guests.

Water Conservation:

High-efficiency lighting in guest rooms.
High-efficiency lighting in public areas.
Occupancy sensors.
Water conserving fixtures.
Smart irrigation practices.
Regular preventive maintenance.
Make A Green Choice program rewards guests for choosing to conserve natural resources in their guest room.
Hydrogen Fuel Cells provide all electrical energy needs for the hotel.
Heat byproduct used to minimize use of hotel's boilers for closed loops to heat domestic water, pool and spa.
Water byproduct pumped into irrigation system to reduce water use for hotel grounds.

Waste Minimization & Environmentally Responsible Purchasing:

Recycling.
Dumpster monitoring.
Organic waste composting.
Elimination of styrofoam packaging.
Environmentally preferred suppliers.
Environmentally preferred products.
Amenity management.
Alternatives to plastic bottled water.
Sustainable food and beverage options.
Recycling of all batteries, ballasts, fluorescent lighting, e-waste, etc.

Enhanced Indoor Environmental Quality:

Green Housekeeping.
Integrated pest management practices.
Low-emitting materials, such as paints, flooring, and furniture.

Raising Awareness:

Property-level Green Council.
Sustainable Meetings Practices.
Alternative transportation options, such as preferred parking for eco-friendly cars and shuttle services.