Caring for Our Guests…Naturally!

The Inn is an Environmental Partner in the New Hampshire Sustainable Lodging and Restaurant Program which requires participation in the focus areas of energy efficiency, water conservation, waste and hazardous waste reduction, and education. Over the past several years we have implemented many environmentally-sensitive initiatives.

 

Clean the World logoThe Inn also partners with Clean The World,  an organization that safely recycles soaps and shampoo left behind in hotels and inns for use in impoverished areas worldwide and homeless shelters in the US.

 

Energy is conserved through:

  • The installation of energy efficient lighting in many areas.
  • Most of the inn’s televisions, air conditioners and appliances are Energy-Star rated.
  • Outdoor solar lighting has been added along a walkway.

Water conservation is achieved through:

  • A towel and linen reuse program.
  • Extensive use of perennial plants and a drip water irrigation system for landscaping.
  • The installation of low-flow water devices as rooms are updated.

The inn reduces their waste by:

  • Recyclingsoaps and shampoos through Clean the World
  • Recycling
  • Donating or repurposing used furnishings when rooms are updated.
  • Using cloth napkins and reusable dinnerware with meals and reusable glasses in guest rooms.

Hazardous waste is being reduced with:

  • The use of safer cleaning products.
  • Reduced use of chlorine.

From our Blog

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Celebrate Halloween with Spooky Gingerbread Bars posted on October 31, 2014

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The Inn at Ellis River is decorated for Halloween, including Vinney, the friendly ghoul waiting to greet guests. Don’t worry, you’ll find your innkeepers at the door, too! Vinney arrived just in time to welcome all the visitors on the Ghost and Goblins Trail, and to offer them Spooky Gingerbread Bars. Here is the recipe to…


Pumpkin Person on chaise

Jackson, NH Pumpkin People Visit Until October 31! posted on October 14, 2014

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The Pumpkin People have returned to Jackson, NH for the 27th consecutive year. Jackson welcomes them so warmly they are staying the entire month of October this year! Not every Pumpkin visits each year, so you will see an every changing population representing classic stories, fairy tales, popular books, movies and televison shows, seasonal activities…


Route 302 through Crawford Notch

Foliage Season Arrives in NH’s White Mountains posted on September 29, 2014

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This is the perfect time for a fall getaway to enjoy our spectacular foliage season. According to recent reports, colors are peaking in the Great North Woods, and developing quickly in the White Mountains region. From Jackson, take Route 16 north through Pinkham Notch, where you will see a variety of yellows, reds and oranges…


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