Acadia Going Green

Environmental Leader, Southwest Harbor, Maine

The Harbour Cottage Inn makes every attempt to do our part to help sustain the environment. We have a “green policy” using the following environmentally friendly products. We are also certified as a Green Leader in hospitality by the state of Maine.

  • All of our room bath amenities are biodegradable and come in biodegradable packaging..
  • We use biodegradable laundry detergents.
  • Our cleaning products are biodegradable.
  • Our toilet paper is made from recycled paper.
  • Our paper towels are made from recycled paper.
  • Our napkins are made from recycled paper.
  • Our commercial dishwasher uses only biodegradable ingredients for washing and sanitizing.
  • Our toilets are dual flush saving thousands of gallons of water a year.
  • We use water saver faucets and showerheads.
  • Towels are changed only when requested by our guests.
  • Most of the inn is lighted with florescent bulbs.
  • We recycle cardboard plastic and bottles.  We have a high efficiency heating and cooling system. If you have any additional ideas please pass them along to us.

The State of Maine now has a program to certify businesses in the hospitality sector as being Environmental Leaders. The Harbour Cottage Inn is your choice of stay as a certified Environmental Leader!


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