Chicago, otherwise known as the Windy City, has positioned itself as one of America’s leading environmentally conscious cities. The city has earned this ranking based on over 20 years of hard work utilizing its seven million square feet to build green roof space, hundreds of parks and a commitment to wildlife preserves.
At FGK Services, we understand the importance of using green products in your home. So why compromise your healthy lifestyle when booking a vacation? It is easy to pair your socially conscious values with the many fun, sustainable options in Chicago! When choosing a place to stay, many eco-conscious hotels in Chicago are Green Seal Certified and LEED certified, while other non-certified options are also committed to using organic cleaning products and promoting sustainable business practices. These eco-conscious establishments have a low impact on the environment as they strive to accommodate with solar panels, biodegradable materials, and exciting eco-tourism activities.
ChooseChicago.com has compiled a wonderful list of LEED Certified and Green Seal Certified Hotels. Let trip planning begin!
LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a global standard that was developed in the U.S. for rating the design, construction and operation of green buildings.
Clark and Grand Hotel Complex
Hyatt Place Chicago/River North
66 W. Illinois St.
Aloft Chicago City Center
515 N. Clark St.
Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza River North
350 West Mart Center Drive
Green Seal is a non-profit organization that has developed standards for empowering consumers to make eco-friendly choices in products, services, restaurants, and hotels.
Sofitel Chicago Water Tower
20 E. Chestnut St.
2139 Citygate lane
The Westin Chicago North Shore
601 N. Milwaukee Ave.