• Cyril McAree

Saving on plastic one bottle at a time. Amber Springs launches #ambergogreen

In first month of introducing the first of 6 hydration water stations the Amber Springs Hotel in Gorey has saved 6,500 plastic water bottles as part of its new green initiative. The hotel will eliminate all plastic single use water bottles from its bedrooms, a saving of 100,000 plastic bottles annually, a huge saving of plastic waste.

Pic Shows: Launching the new hydration drive was Eibhear Coyle, General Manager of the Amber Springs, Tucker and Flossie (Donnelly) of Flossie and the beach cleaners fame who is an active, positive driver of environmental change.

As part of its new #ambergogreen initiative which was launched with the support of Flossie Donnelly (@flossieandthebeachcleaners) the hotel has already begun the switch from plastic of its single use items switching from plastic straws to paper (reduction of 200,000) and introducing compostable take away cups and lids (reduction of 40,000) “This is important to us. As a family friendly hotel resort with a huge percentage of our guests being the next generation we believe we are ideally positioned to reinforce that green message. Together, doing what we can, we can help restore and maintain our land and environment for the generations ahead by walking softly on our plant” said Eibhear Coyle General Manager of the Amber Springs. Focusing on specific issues like reducing, recycling and reusing solid waste, reducing the use of chemicals, conserving energy and water and improving indoor air quality alongside every facet of the hotel operations our aim is to initiate immediate steps to improve what we do and how we do it, not just because our guests ask but because we recognise as a leading hotel in Ireland we must pave the way” he concluded.

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