Irish Hospitality Institute

Development of a CG programme for the Irish Hotel Industry – Green Irish Hotels.

56 Hotels were engaged in more than 20 counties. Hotels involved in the programme included 3, 4 and 5 Star Hotels with size ranging from 30 to 255 bedrooms. These hotels represented c.10 % of Irish hotel room stock. 23 training sessions / workshops were held with over 600 person training sessions delivered.

Quantifiable environmental achievements included 1,113 tonnes of waste diverted from landfill, and 3,000+ tonnes of CO2 output reduced by the end of 2006. The programme also identified future industry opportunities for energy savings, waste & water savings, and CO2 reductions.

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