Going green reaches new Heights

Going green: Aghadoe Heights Hotel

KILLARNEY’S Aghadoe Heights Hotel has announced plans to go green in more than one way this St Patrick’s Day.

The five-star hotel will not only be bathed in a shower of green light on March 17 but the team will also be launching an initiative to be a more environmentally green business.

Management and staff be working together to implement effective plans to make the hotel more environmentally friendly by adding to the measures that are already in place.

General Manager, Niall Coffey, said at the top of the list is he aim to reduce dependence on single use plastic.

“With an ocean that is struggling to cope with mass amounts of plastic and the devastating damage this is having on our planet, we will join other environmentally friendly businesses and launch our ban on plastic straws,” he said.

From now on, the hotel will only be using environmentally friendly and fully biodegradable straws in its two popular restaurants,

More environmentally friendly initiatives will be launched on a monthly basis.

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