Green Key Certification

Sustainable Stay: Mercure Chester Abbots Well Hotel Earns Green Key Certification 

At Mercure Chester we have several spaces available to book meetings, conferences, workshops and business social events*, and we have a fantastic incentive for those businesses who are looking at Mercure Chester for their next event space in Chester.

We are delighted to inform you that Mercure Chester Abbots Well Hotel has been awarded a Green Key certificate. This Green Key accreditation shows our commitment and dedication to sustainability, showing that the hotel is actively working to reduce its impact on the planet.  

This commitment extends beyond just eco-friendly practices.  

  • Installation of key card operated bedroom lights across the hotel 
  • Installation of new technology LED lighting throughout all bedrooms 
  • Monitoring and reduction of all waste generated by the hotel  
  • Creation of a hotel garden for most frequently used vegetables and herbs 
  • Creation of biodiversity areas to promote native species 
  • Sponsorship of local charities and organisations who promote green initiatives 

This hotel isn’t just about a comfortable stay – it’s about supporting a business that cares for the planet and actively gives back to the community. Guests can now enjoy their stay knowing that our choice aligns with responsible and ethical values. We understand the importance of obtaining a green key certificate for hotels, which allows us to experience a proud moment. 

From energy efficiency to waste reduction, the Green Key award reflects a holistic approach to environmental responsibility. We strive every day to give back to the planet and the community through our environmental actions. Mobilising our teams, our clients, our partners and involving local communities, we are constantly innovating, limiting our carbon footprint and driving sustainable initiatives. 


About Green Key 

Green Key is an international eco-label for tourism facilities. Since 1994, Green Key has been a leading standard of excellence in environmental responsibility and sustainable operation within the tourism industry.  

The Green Key programme is run internationally by the Foundation for Environmental Education. In England it is managed by the environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy. Green Key provides a well-proven framework for an establishment to work with its environmental management on sustainability issues, including awareness raising.  

The high environmental standards expected of these establishments are maintained through rigorous documentation and frequent on-site audits.  

For guests, a Green Key shows that the establishment is committed to reducing the environmental impact of their stay. The Green Key programme is linked to the Sustainable Development Goals 2015-2030 addressed by the United Nations.  

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