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Green Seal

Green Seal® symbolize transparency, integrity and proven environmental leadership. We develop life-cycle-based, multi-attribute standards and certify products and services that can prove they meet our strict criteria for human health, reduced environmental impact and excellent performance. Operating as a nonprofit since its founding in 1989, Green Seal has certified thousands of products and services in over 450 categories, and is specified by countless schools, government agencies, businesses and institutions.


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Green Seal label was benchmarked against the GSTC standard


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Green Seal standard performed as Pretty nice, according to the staygreencheck methodology. All the accommodations certified by Green Seal will have 1 heart of the staygreencheck. You can recognize it as follows:


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Eco Certification

Green Seal missions’ is to use science-based programs to empower consumers, purchasers, and companies to create a more sustainable world. Green Seal sets leadership standards that aim to reduce, to the extent technologically and economically feasible, the environmental, health, and social impacts throughout the life-cycle of products, services, and companies. The standards may be used for conformity assessment, purchaser specifications, and public education

The standard has three levels under which a lodging property may apply for certification. Bronze contains essential leadership elements of a lodging operation. Silver is a more comprehensive level established for leadership operations. Gold adds additional criteria characterizing properties that are at the forefront of environmental leadership.


  • The certificate is valid for 1 year.
  • Green Seal auditing process is an on-site audit before certification is confirmed.
  • See Green Seal standards here.
  • Do you want to know more about Green Seal click here.


Best practices

Lake Yellowstone Hotel – Xanterra Parks & Resort believe that there are few more important – or more complex- tasks ahead of them than that of reaching an ecological balance between business and the natural environment. they are a company based upon values that reflect an environmental ethic and social conscience – for the long term. “their Softer Footprint” focuses on how they reduce environmental impact through comprehensive environmental initiatives. Xanterra’s business practices exemplify environmental stewardship, and a desire to protect and preserve the public lands.

Hilton Los Angeles-Universal City

555 Universal Hollywood Drive, Los Angeles, U.S.A.

 A cable TV and an iPod dock are standard in the spacious, 495 pet-friendly rooms at Hilton Los Angeles-Universal City. Green Seal gold certification for reducing their environmental footprints. The hotel is located in the heart of Los Angeles entertainment district, and steps from Universal Studios Hollywood and CityWalk, offering the perfect home base for travelers looking to explore some of Los Angeles? greatest attractions.



Westin New York at Times Square

 270 West 43rd Street, New York, U.S.A.

The impressive 45-story tower distinguishes this 873-room landmark hotel located in the heart of Broadway – within walking distance of 40 theatres and world-famous shops and restaurants. Luxurious rooms and suites feature Heavenly Beds® and Heavenly Baths. Green Seal gold certification. Standing at Times Square, this Manhattan luxury hotel features an on-site restaurant and bar. The 42nd Street-Port Authority subway station is located just outside the hotel.


Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park

200 North Columbus, Chicago, U.S.A.

Every modern 687 rooms at Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park features a 42-inch flat-screen TV and a large marble bathroom with a rain shower, separate bathtub and Le Labo bath amenities. Green Seal silver certification award. The Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium are both 2 miles away from the Fairmont. This hotel is 3 blocks away from Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, which features shopping, dining and entertainment.


W Seattle

 1112 4th Avenue, Seattle, U.S.A.

 W Seattle is where the urban energy meets nature. Whether you are a corporate traveler, a city explorer, or a convention-goer, W Seattle is in the perfect location to meet your needs. 424 Boasting restyled guest rooms, our urban lodge is naturally connected – a place where backpacks and briefcases co-exist, and occasionally serve the same purpose. Green Seal gold certification award. The W Seattle offers a large variety of state-of-the-art amenities. Take advantage of the Whatever/Whenever Service, designed to make any dream or wish come true. Enjoy a cocktail at the lobby fireplace or plan the day with help from the 24-hour concierge service.


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