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Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

Virginia Green
Hotels & Lodging Facilities

Virginia Green

Sanctuary Realty at Sandbridge Luxury Oceanfront Vacation Condos
Virginia Beach, 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.

Sanctuary Realty at Sandbridge Luxury Oceanfront Vacation Condos

Sanctuary Realty at Sandbridge offers luxury oceanfront vacation condos avaialble for year-round vacations. Located in the southern part of Virginia Beach, the outer banks of Virginia.

There are many things that can be done on a daily basis to help sustan our environment. With the amount of guests that stay with us on a weekly, year-round basis, it is of the utmost importance to do our part.

For more 'green' specific information : www.sanctuaryrealtyva.com

Virginia Green Activities

This facility pledges that they:
Recycle
- Have in place clearly marked recycling bins or provide convenient drop-off locations for guests to recycle: 
- Glass Bottles 
- Plastic Bottles 
- Aluminum cans 
- Newspaper 
- Office paper
Other items recycled by the facility:
 
- Cardboard 

Reduce solid waste
- Use bulk soap dispensers instead of individual soaps/shampoos in guest rooms 
- Use refillable shampoo bottles rather than single-use bottles 
- Instruct housekeeping staff to save and reuse unopened items 
- Use bulk soap dispensers in public restrooms 
- Use high-efficiency hand-dryers 
- Remove facility and staff names from junk mail lists when possible 
- Reuse scrap paper for notes 
- Make double-sided photocopies and avoid making extra photocopies 
- Perform preventative maintenance on all appliances, HVAC systems, plumbing, and vehicles 

Use water efficiently
- Track overall water usage and wastewater costs 
- Perform preventative maintenance to stop drips and leaks 
- Have installed high efficiency dishwashers 
- Have landscaping that utilizes native species 
- Have minimized our lawn area 

Conserve energy
- Track overall energy bills 
- Have individual thermostats for each room; ensure they are correctly adjusted 
- Have installed ceiling fans 
- Have installed a high efficiency HVAC system 
- Keep office doors and windows closed if HVAC system is on 
- Have adopted a policy/practice to turn off lights in unoccupied rooms 

Sanctuary Realty at Sandbridge Luxury Oceanfront Vacation Condos    Sanctuary Realty at Sandbridge Luxury Oceanfront Vacation Condos

For more information on Sanctuary Realty at Sandbridge Luxury Oceanfront Vacation Condos, see www.sanctuaryrealtyva.com or contact Lisa Roland at Lisa@sandbridge.com or 866-933-4801.

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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