A Sustainability Ranking in partnership with ETIC Hotels

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You’re planning a trip to New York and you’re trying to be as ethical and sustainable as possible?
niood lists you the 10 most sustainable hotels in New York City:

1. 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn, NY, United States

From $320 per night
ETIC Hotels Green Score: 9.5/10

What makes 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge sustainable?
1 Hotel has implemented a wide range of energy, WATER, and environmental design strategies to keep our footprint small.
It offers hemp-blend Keetsa mattresses, organic cotton sheets, recycled wood room keys and hangars made from 100% post consumer recycled materials are also standard.
They also use a ‘recycle, repurpose and reuse’ approach to waste, energy saving initiatives and a focus on fresh and seasonal food.

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2. 1 Hotel Central Park
New York, NY, United States

From $400 per night
ETIC Hotels Green Score: 9.5/10

What makes 1 Hotel Central Park sustainable?
1 Hotel shows their commitment to earth-friendly design through features such as reclaimed wood and 100 percent organic cotton bed linens. They provide LED bulbs, filters in all taps, sinks and showers, and an emphasis on cutting use of paper all support environmental efficiency. 1 Hotel also offers a complimentary Tesla electric vehicle and a bicycle valet service, making it a unique destination for guests who want to reduce their carbon footprint.

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3. The Pierre, A Taj Hotel
Upper East Side, New York, NY, United States

From $800 per night
ETIC Hotels Green Score: 9.5/10

What makes The Pierre (A Taj Hotel) sustainable?
The Pierre participates in EarthCheck, a program which measures the property’s impact on the environment, and has previously won EarthCheck’s gold award. The property has also received the Sustainable Hospitality Award for its overall achievement in environmental and social sustainability.

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4. The Benjamin
Midtown, New York, NY, United States

From $220 per night
ETIC Hotels Green Score: 9.5/10

What makes The Benjamin sustainable?
The Benjamin makes every effort to be socially responsible and to minimize their carbon footprint:
– Low-flow fixtures
– Energy-efficient lighting
– Remote control thermostats
– Eco-friendly bath amenity dispensers
– Recycling program
– Laundry program with towel re-use signage in all guestrooms
– Demand response

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5. Crosby Street Hotel
SoHo, New York, NY, United States

From $750 per night
ETIC Hotels Green Score: 9.5/10

What makes Crosby Street Hotel sustainable?
The garden at Crosby Street grows blueberries, tomatoes, flowers, herbs, and even watermelons (which they recently used in cocktails at the Crosby Street Terrace Bar). They also recently installed a chicken coop that has four chickens.
It also serves the higher purpose of “green roof,” meaning it keeps heating and cooling costs down by absorbing heat from the sun.

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6. Hudson Hotel New York
New York, NY, United States

From $750 per night
ETIC Hotels Green Score: 9.5/10

What makes Hudson Hotel sustainable?
The Hudson is part of the NYC Carbon Challenge and the property’s green action includes energy/water saving measures, waste avoidance and resource efficiency, eco-friendly bath amenities, and cruelty-free bath products.

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7. Element New York Times Square West
New York, NY, United States

From $100 per night
ETIC Hotels Green Score: 9.5/10

What makes Element New York sustainable?
Carpets are made from recycled material.
Visitors arriving in hybrid cars receive a parking discount
Artwork is mounted on repurposed tyres
The “do not disturb” sign has been replaced by a magnet
Guest rooms feature recycling bins
There are no plastic-heavy miniature toiletries.

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8. The Grand Hyatt New York
Midtown East, New York, NY, United States

From $270 per night
ETIC Hotels Green Score: 9.5/10

What makes The Grand Hyatt New York sustainable?
Grand Hyatt New York manages a sustainability program that reduces the operational impact the property has on the environment.
Grand Hyatt reduced their energy consumption from 2007 to 2010 by 30 percent through the implementation of cost-effective solutions.
Grand Hyatt New York has reduced their water consumption from 2008 to 2010 by 35 percent through the implementation of the following cost-effective solutions.

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9. Kimpton Ink48 Hotel
Hell’s Kitchen, New York, NY, United States

From $230 per night
ETIC Hotels Green Score: 9.5/10

What makes Kimpton Ink48 Hotel sustainable?
Bathroom products are organic
Lighting is energy efficient
Toilets are low-flow
PRINT restaurant sources its ingredients locally
Borrowable bicycles help reduce guests’ carbon footprint
Biodegradable pick-up bags are on offer for those who bring their pooch.

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10. Loews Regency New York
New York, NY, United States

From $550 per night
ETIC Hotels Green Score: 9.5/10

What makes Loews Regency sustainable?
Loews Hotels fully embraces our responsibility as an environmental steward and believes in developing sustainable practices as a leader in the industry. Loews is thoroughly committed to reducing its environmental impact by actively participating in standards that are in harmony with the earth’s natural resources and direction through our partnership with ENERGY STAR and other green initiatives.

Our Green Hotel Standards and Practices Include:
Food Donations in partnership with America’s Second Harvest
Linen/terry policy
Banquet/back-of-house recycling
Eco-friendly Inks and Papers

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