The Westin Riverfront 2022 Environmental Initiatives



  • 1st Silver LEED Certified Hotel in Colorado

  • 1st Silver LEED Certified Hotel in the Westin Brand

  • Energy efficient appliances and low-flow water fixtures in all 230 guest residences

  • The Westin Riverfront’s outdoor pool & three infinity hot tubs use a saline-based filtration system, which reduces chemical consumption by 90 percent

  • Recycling bins are prominently placed throughout the resort

  • Housekeeping uses only eco-friendly cleaning products and all of in-room paper products are made from recyclable materials

  • Free public transportation access to Beaver Creek Mountain via the Riverfront Express Gondola

  • Electric vehicle charging stations

  • The resort has adopted two miles of Highway 6 for continuous upkeep since 2008 and participates in the annual Eagle River Clean-up Project

  • Supports Clean the World, a non-profit program that recycles and distributes discarded soap and shampoo products to impoverished people worldwide. In 2019, The Westin Riverfront donated more 1,532 bars of soap and 992 lbs. of plastic bottles for hygiene kits. Over the past decade, the resort has donated more than 21,600 bars of soap and 6,500 lbs. of plastic bottles.

  • The hotel is currently working to earn Actively Green Certification from Eagle County’s Walking Mountains Science Center


Westin Riverfront Dining

  • The Westin Riverfront’s food & beverage outlets compost all fruit, vegetable and food scraps, coffee grounds and other waste. The organic materials are then used in the resort’s on-site Mountains of Wellness Garden, which grows herbs, lettuces and vegetables seasonally

  • Food & beverage outlets use organic and locally sourced menu items

  • Eliminated the use of all plastic straws in 2019


Spa Anjali

  • Named a “Top 10 Green Spa” by Organic Spa Magazine and a “Top Wellness Center” in the Green Spa Network Sustainability Awards

  • Offers a unique “Green Check-In” program, where guests receive a discount on their services if they come to the spa in the robe from their guest residence, reducing the need to launder a 2nd robe

  • Spa uses 100% organic professional products and linens

  • Eminence Skincare has planted more than 9,300 trees on behalf of products sold at Spa Anjali in collaboration with the Eminence Forests for the Future program

  • Low-flow water fixtures installed in all spa and club locker rooms and treatment rooms.

  • The outdoor pool & three infinity hot tubs use a saline-based filtration system, which reduces chemical consumption by 90 percent

  • Recycling bins are prominently placed throughout the spa and club

  • Housekeeping uses only eco-friendly cleaning product.

  • Paper products are made from recyclable materials

  • Spa uses high quality, lightweight terry products to reduce water and energy consumption

  • Spa associates offered paid volunteer time

  • Fitness equipment includes an outdoor gym with cardio and strength equipment taking advantage of Colorado’s abundant sunshine and fresh air and enhancing people’s performance, mood and health

  • Spa chooses equipment, retail and professional products based on their commitment to sustainable business practices.


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