Blue Ridge Inns has a life-long commitment to supporting a sustainable world. We will continually improve our operations by striving to use eco-friendly products and services, while implementing innovative ideas to reduce our footprint on this earth.

Here's what Blue Ridge Inns currently does to help reduce our impact:


In room blue box program for recycling of plastics, newspaper and cardboard. And "back of the house" recycling programs addressing glass, bottles, paper, cardboard, etc


Recycling of used soap


Energy efficient lighting in public spaces


Currently converting all guest rooms to energy efficient lighting


Environmentally friendly detergent in our commercial laundries


Whenever practical we will use environmentally friendly cleaning products (practical means they must clean well)


Use recycled paper for our brochures, rack cards and guest correspondence


Recycle leftover guest amenities, old funiture, appliances, and linens by donating them to charities


Low flow showerheads in Victoria


Include filter changes, coil cleaning, thermostat calibration, and damper adjustments in our ongoing maintenance plan


Towel Saver Program: Guests have the opportunity to reduce energy and detergents required for daily washings. Switching over outdoor Christmas lights to LED

We welcome any ideas that YOU may have. Please contact me at: with your suggestions.


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