FOUR SEASONS OF PRESERVATION
Four Seasons involves employees and guests in the common goal of preserving and protecting the planet. We engage in sustainable practices that conserve natural resources and reduce environmental impact. As importantly, sustainable tourism will enhance and protect the destinations where Four Seasons operates for generations to come.
It’s not uncommon to find exotic tropical fish beside the goldfish at pet stores across the globe. In fact, the environmental consulting agency, Seamarc estimates there are as many as two million people worldwide keeping ornamental fish in public and private aquariums; approximately 98% of which are harvested from the ocean.
Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia is the CityвЂ™s undisputed waste management heavy weight champion. Since 2006, it has reduced its landfill waste by 47% and has recycled more than 100,000 pounds of material.
When weather phenomenon El Nino swept across the pacific in 1998, it triggered more than unpredictable weather.
Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver is as green as its surrounding landscape. The Hotel is diverting a significant amount of waste from landfill through its recycling program.
Pinnacle Peak Park in the Sonoran Desert has long been admired for its tranquil setting and beautiful trails. Now Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North is working with the not-for-profit, Friends of Pinnacle Peak to ensure it remains a landmark for years to come.
Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia is setting a new standard of sustainability. The Hotel recently installed microturbines to generate its own electricity and heat.
It’s not uncommon to see golfers pause from the game to stare at the water feature on the fifth hole of the Ke’olu golf course at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka’upulehu. Named Lake Punawai, the body of water spreads across 2.5 acres and holds 3-million gallons of water.
The United Nations Environment Programme estimates that there are 46,000 pieces of plastic debris floating on or near the surface of every square mile of ocean. The world could use a little less plastic and Four Seasons Resort Jackson Hole is working hard to do its part.
Every week, gardeners at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka’upulehu tend to expansive grounds teeming with plants and flowers. Instead of spraying the flora with harsh chemicals and pesticides, the gardeners shower them with an eco-friendly compost tea.