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Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

Virginia Green
Hotels & Lodging Facilities

Virginia Green

Holiday Inn Roanoke Valley View
Roanoke, VA


Virginia Green is the Commonwealth of Virginia’s campaign to promote environmentally-friendly practices in all aspects of Virginia’s tourism industry. Virginia Green has established "core activities" specific to each sector of tourism, and these practices are considered the required minimum for participation in the program. However, Virginia Green encourages its participants to reduce their environmental impacts in all aspects of their operations, and this profile provides a full list of all their “green” activities. These are the activities that guests / customers can expect to find when they visit this facility.

Holiday Inn Roanoke Valley View

Located just a couple of miles off Interstate 81 and only one mile from the Roanoke Regional Airport, our hotel is a the utmost in convenience for guests traveling for leisure or business. We provide complimentary Shuttle service and transportation within a 3 mile radius of the hotel. Our 153 full service hotel, features complimentary wireless and hard wired internet access, full service restaurant and lounge "Passports". After a workout in our fitness center, relax in our indoor/outdoor pools and hottub.

Our Green statement: "The Holiday Inn Roanoke Valley View is committed to reducing our carbon footprint and protecting the environment, the safety and health of our guests, employees and to the Roanoke Valley in which we conduct our business."

Special Green menus providing bulk items.

Virginia Green Activities

This facility pledges that they:
Offer optional linen service
- Have signage in each guest room explaining the linen reuse procedures 
- Train housekeeping staff on our process for optional linen service  

Recycle
- Have in place clearly marked recycling bins or provide convenient drop-off locations for guests to recycle: 
- Glass Bottles 
- Plastic Bottles 

Reduce solid waste
- Track overall solid waste costs 
- Have a numeric goal to reduce overall materials that go to the landfill 
- Use bulk soap dispensers instead of individual soaps/shampoos in guest rooms 

Use water efficiently
- Track overall water usage and wastewater costs 
- Have established a numeric goal to reduce water consumption over time 
- Perform preventative maintenance to stop drips and leaks 

Conserve energy
- Track overall energy bills 
- Have had an energy audit to identify efficiency opportunities within the past 12 months 
- Have established a numeric goal to reduce energy usage over time 

Offer a green events package
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Holiday Inn Roanoke Valley View    Holiday Inn Roanoke Valley View

For more information on Holiday Inn Roanoke Valley View, see www.holidayinn.com/roavalleyview or contact Neil Ordway at nordway@roanokeholidayinn.com or 540-362-4500.

For more information on the Virginia Green program, see www.deq.state.va.us/Programs/PollutionPrevention/VirginiaGreen.aspx.

Virginia GreenVirginia Green is a partnership supported by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, the Virginia Hospitality & Tourism Association, and the Virginia Tourism Corporation.

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