Eco-conscious Accor Tackles Green Certification for All Propeties

Accor has said it is on track to achieve its goal of obtaining environmental certification for its Novotel hotels by end 2012.
 
At present, 78 hotels under the midscale hotel brand are already certified and an additional 104 hotels have embarked on the project, according to the operator.
 
In addition, Accor said it has achieved the following results for its Novotel hotels:

   
    * 98% of hotels apply and monitor the 65 actions in the Accor Hotel Environment Charter
    * 80% have installed energy-efficient light bulbs in areas that stay lit 24 hours a day
    * 92% have installed flow regulators on faucets and in showers
    * 89% recycle paper and cardboard packaging
    * 86% dispose of compact fluorescent tubes and light bulbs safely
    * 60% serve organic products
    * 60% offer nutritionally balanced meals for children
 

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