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The HANYC Sustainability Awards Is Growing And Changing – Details To Come

The HANYC Sustainability Awards will return soon in an updated format, with a new venue and date. This will include a more robust plan for helping hotels industry-wide to achieve their sustainability goals, and get recognized for it.  Stay tuned for details to come.  (NOTE:  Hotels that have submitted their applications have already been placed in … Continue reading The HANYC Sustainability Awards Is Growing And Changing – Details To Come

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“Emergency” Waste Management Seminar To Help NYC Hotels Avoid Fines Being Issued

NYC hotels are being fined.  Now help is on its way. Join us for the upcoming HANYC Waste Management Seminar on June 29, organized by the Hotel Association of NYC with support from Great Forest. The event was organized quickly in response to the increasingly stringent waste regulations that are affecting hotels and their bottom … Continue reading “Emergency” Waste Management Seminar To Help NYC Hotels Avoid Fines Being Issued

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2016 HANYC Awards: NYC’s Greenest And Most Socially Responsible Hotels Are Revealed

Congratulations! Winners of the 2016 HANYC Sustainability Awards were revealed in New York City on November 14, 2016 during HX: The Hotel Experience 2016, North America’s largest hospitality industry trade event. Presented by the Hotel Association of New York City, the HANYC Sustainability Awards recognize and honor hotels leading the way in sustainability, and making a … Continue reading 2016 HANYC Awards: NYC’s Greenest And Most Socially Responsible Hotels Are Revealed

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Apply Now:
Looking For Most Sustainable and Socially Responsible NYC Hotels

The search is on again. Apply now for the 2016 HANYC Sustainability Awards from the Hotel Association of NYC. The HANYC awards identify and honor New York City hotels that are leaders in environmentally friendly lodging practices and socially responsible initiatives. Now in its third year, the HANYC awards was developed by the Hotel Association’s Sustainability Committee … Continue reading Apply Now:
Looking For Most Sustainable and Socially Responsible NYC Hotels

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News:
NYC’s Most Sustainable Hotels Are Identified, Artworks Awarded

Congratulations! Seven New York City hotels were honored for their environmentally friendly lodging practices and socially responsible initiatives as recipients of the second annual Sustainable Hospitality Awards, presented on Nov. 9 by the Hotel Association of New York City (HANYC). This year, Great Forest worked with the HANYC to expand the number of awards given … Continue reading News:
NYC’s Most Sustainable Hotels Are Identified, Artworks Awarded

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A Conversation With The Waldorf Astoria On Sustainability

A Conversation With The Waldorf Astoria On Sustainability The Waldorf Astoria was one of three winners of the inaugural 2014 HANYC Sustainability Awards, given out by the Hotel Association of NYC. What have they been doing in the year since their win? How have their efforts made a difference in their operations? We found out: … Continue reading A Conversation With The Waldorf Astoria On Sustainability

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Calling All NYC Hotels – Join The Carbon Challenge!

Calling all NYC hotels.  Now it is your turn to join the carbon challenge. Started in 2007, the NYC Carbon Challenge is a voluntary leadership program for 17 of New York City’s leading universities, the 11 largest hospital organizations, 11 global companies, and 18 residential management firms that have pledged to voluntarily reduce their building-based … Continue reading Calling All NYC Hotels – Join The Carbon Challenge!

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A Conversation With The Carlton Hotel On Sustainability

A Conversation With The Carlton Hotel On Sustainability The Carlton hotel was one of three winners of the 2014 HANYC Sustainability Awards. What have they been doing in the year since their win? How have their efforts made a difference in their operations? We found out from General Manager Vic Freeman. Q: What did winning the first HANYC … Continue reading A Conversation With The Carlton Hotel On Sustainability

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2nd Annual Hotel Sustainability Awards

The search is on again. We encourage all eligible hotels to check for details and apply for the 2015 HANYC Sustainability Awards from the Hotel Association of New York City. Last year’s search identified three winners with a range of innovative programs. How green are NYC hotels?  Here are 10 insights from the inaugural awards.

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How Green Are NYC Hotels? 10 Insights From The Sustainability Awards

Last year, Great Forest worked with the Hotel Association of New York City (HANYC) to develop and launch the very first HANYC Sustainability Awards. In the process of reviewing and judging the pool of applicants, we gained a unique first-hand look behind the scenes at what many NYC hotels are doing in terms of sustainability. … Continue reading How Green Are NYC Hotels? 10 Insights From The Sustainability Awards

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NYC’s Most Sustainable Hotels Are Identified, Artworks Awarded

HANYC Sustainability Awards - Winners, judges and Sustainability Committee members

Congratulations to the Waldorf Astoria New York, New York Hilton Midtown, and The Carlton Hotel – they are the winners of the first ever Hotel Association of New York City’s HANYC Sustainability awards.  Great Forest provided expert guidance, and worked with the HANYC to launch the awards.  Read more about the three hotels and why they … Continue reading NYC’s Most Sustainable Hotels Are Identified, Artworks Awarded

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Q&A With Hervé Houdré On The Search For NYC’s Greenest Hotel

Hervé Houdré has been called one of the greenest hoteliers in NYC. As the regional director of operations and general manager of the Intercontinental New York Barclay (now under renovation), and chairman of the Hotel Association of New York City’s (HANYC) Sustainable Hospitality Committee, Houdré is passionate about making NYC hotels more sustainable. [Hotel Sustainability – Top 3 Tips … Continue reading Q&A With Hervé Houdré On The Search For NYC’s Greenest Hotel

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