Hillside House Bed and Breakfast awarded 'Green Eco-Leaf' rating

Hillside House Bed and Breakfast has earned a rating of four green eco-leafs by completing a 70-point eco-audit survey administered by, the online social network of environmentally friendly


Hillside House Bed and Breakfast is the first Friday Harbor hotel to complete the environmental audit.

Among the eco-initiatives adopted by Hillside House:

— An on-site Green Team has been created.
— Energy efficient lighting is installed when replacing old lighting.
— Customers are given the option of reusing sheets and towels during multiple night stays.
— Water conserving devices are installed when replacing old fixtures.
— Low water-consumption landscaping has been installed.
— Recycle containers are located inside guestrooms and around common areas.
— Reusable food and beverage service is used in lieu of disposable service items.
— Environmentally friendly detergents are used for laundry.
— Environmentally friendly chemicals are used for carpet cleaning.
— The entire property is non-smoking.
— Cotton bedding and towels (non-synthetic) are utilized.
— Low VOC materials (paint, adhesives, air freshener, carpet) are used at the property.
— Bulk amenities and soaps are dispensed in guestrooms.

The complete audit can be viewed at

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