Green Initiatives at The Orchid Hotels

Today, the whole world is tilting towards a more eco-friendly way of life as we realise the importance of environmental conservation. At Orchid Hotels, we have adopted methods aimed at preserving the environment from the onset with subtle thought put into the architecture, use of natural resources and waste disposal at all our hotel premises.

The Orchid Hotel Mumbai Vile Parle is one of the crown gems of Orchid Hotels, designed with utmost care for the environment, our hotel is the first hotel in Asia to win the Ecotel Certification and has received innumerable awards since the beginning operation. The Orchid – Ecotel Hotel in Mumbai remains one of only six hotels worldwide to maintain this certification.

Kudos is due to the owner Dr. Vithal Kamat the management and staff for this terrific feat. So it is with great joy that we invite you, to be our guests and celebrate not just a stay with us, but also to join in, and bring a much-needed eco-awareness in our way of life.

To maintain a strong Environment Program, The Orchid has various initiatives in the areas of:

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Green Drives including rallies, awareness programs plant plantations are organized by The Orchid's Green Team.

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A Renewable source of energy - Solar energy is harnessed through Solar panels that are installed on the roof of the hotel.

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A Sewage Treatment Plant runs 24 hours and 7 days a week to ensure that wastewater is treated so that it can be reused for gardening - thereby reducing the consumption of fresh water.

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The Orchid proves its sincere commitment to the environment by using potted plants instead of cut flowers and using paper that has at least 25% recycled content. 

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Activities which involve the community are also conducted on a bi-monthly basis where team members go on rallies, visit schools, perform plantation drives etc. to spread the message of environmental preservation. These activities are organized by The Orchid's Green Team. The team comprises of two members from each department of the hotel.