A Luxurious Green Hotel in NYC
Sustainable Practices Every Day
At the New York Palace, our team of employees believes that Corporate Responsibility is just that – a responsibility. Supporting and educating our people, engaging with the community, and caring for our natural environment are all part of our daily operations and something that we take great pride in.
Throughout our green hotel in NYC, we look for ways to implement sustainability initiatives and green hotel practices in all areas. In addition to using environmentally friendly cleaning products and installing LED lighting throughout the property, we participate in a local composting program and use regionally grown and organic cuisine whenever possible. However, conscientious purchasing practices extend far beyond food-related issues, as we actively search to partner with vendors who hold themselves to the same standards as we do and consistently exercise environmentally sound business practices. Additionally, we are very proud to be operating our 1.2 million square foot building using 100% renewable energy, the largest of all green hotels in NYC.
This recent conversion to a new power model allows our sustainable hotel in New York to offset our overall electricity usage through the purchase of renewable energy certificates, an action that will specifically offset some 22 metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions. This is the equivalent of taking 4,142 passenger cars off the road, conserving 2,436,910 gallons of gasoline, energizing 1,844 American homes for one year, or saving 7,294 tons of waste from landfills.
We also strive to be more responsible in the local community. By regularly participating in a variety of volunteer opportunities and fundraising efforts, our sustainable hotel supports important causes including autism, cancer research, feeding and clothing the homeless, and preserving our natural environment through tree plantings and beach clean-ups.
The New York Palace is a member of the Green Key Eco- Rating program and has been Green Key Certified with a 4-key Rating. We are proud to announce that in collaboration with the Emerald Brand Sustainability Program - in 2014 we have collectively saved over 10,800 trees and diverted 1.7 Million pounds of landfill waste! It’s been an honor to work with this brand and support their mission to protect the planet, we look forward to more success in 2015.