Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown Holds 4th Annual Sustainability Fair
Washington, D.C., August 13, 2013
Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown is pleased to announce its fourth annual Sustainability Fair, (formerly Green Fair), to be held on Friday, August 16th from 11 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in the hotel’s Colonnade Room.
The event showcases the eco, health and safety efforts of many DC-based organizations as well as the hotel’s own sustainability program. Guests will enjoy learning of these environmental initiatives by interacting with the following organizations and their representatives:
Better bodies by Bethany
District of Columbia Department of the Environment
District of Columbia Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU)
Fairmont Pittsburgh (Gold LEED Certified)
Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown’s Beekeepers
KEYS for the Homeless
KARMA by Erwin Gomez
Magellan/Employee Assistance Program
Metropolitan Police Department
National Geographic Society
Olney Farmers & Artists Market
World Wildlife Fund
Fairmont’s Sustainability Fair is free and open to the public. Guests will be treated to honey tastings from the hotel’s rooftop hives along with vegetable dips seasoned with herbs from the hotel’s garden and healthy energy shots. Many of the participants bring complimentary samples for attendees such as energy saving light bulbs. A drawing for prizes will take place after the fair. Winner will be contacted via e-mail.
Located at 2401 M Street, NW, Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown is convenient to the finest museums, theaters (including the Kennedy Center), shopping and dining. Close to two metro stations, it is five miles from Reagan National Airport and 33 miles from Dulles International Airport. At 415 rooms and luxury suites, Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown offers a wealth of facilities while a leader in the luxury hotel industry, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that embody the energy of the destinations in which they are located.
The Fairmont Sustainability Partnership program balances the company’s economic, environmental and social priorities and demonstrates accountability and integrity in the way business is conducted through improving local community well-being and ecosystems, addressing the environmental impacts of our operations and engaging stakeholders in a meaningful and collaborative manner. Committed to measuring and improving sustainability performance long-term, the Sustainability Partnership program provides the framework by which Fairmont’s hotels and resorts operate around the globe. The brand also believes in sharing the stewardship message, working with a number of partners and associations to promote sustainable tourism and awareness of World Heritage sites and communities. Stake your claim in turning moments into memories!
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