Westin La Paloma Green Initiatives

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Exterior of The Westin La Paloma Resort & SpaBooksellers can opt into the “Make a Green Choice” program at check-in or by placing the door hanger on their door in the evenings. This signifies that guests have opted out of housekeeping services for the day. In return, guests are awarded a $5 food and beverage voucher redeemable at any of the hotel restaurants or they can receive 500 Marriott Bonvoy Points.

Certified Green

Clean the World is dedicated to preventing millions of deaths caused by acute respiratory infection and diarrheal disease through the collection, recycling, and distribution of soap and shampoo products discarded by hotels every day. The Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa was the first Tucson hotel to contribute to this Clean the World program.


  • Recycling of paper and plastic in all 487 guest rooms and all public areas
  • Resort uses reclaimed water to irrigate the golf courses
  • All cooking oil recycled as biodiesel
  • Compact fluorescent bulbs throughout the resort
  • Removal of all Styrofoam products
  • Establishment of an associate-driven “Green Team”
  • Radio controlled garbage dumpsters
  • Green e-mail tag line encouraging not to print documents
  • Low-flow showerheads and toilets
  • Drip irrigations for landscaping where appropriate
  • Towel re-use program
  • Resort uses pitchers for juice, ice tea, and coffee when possible rather than individual containers
  • Resort purchases locally grown and organic foods
  • Condiments and beverages are purchased in bulk
  • Rooms inventory control during off-peak seasons to maximize energy conservation
  • A minimum of 20 percent of bathroom supplies are recycled products
  • Resort purchases environmentally responsible cleaning products
  • Hotel requests vendors that have environmental practices in place
  • Recycling program for all front office and back-of-house operations


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