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Environmental Awareness in City Hotel Derry

Environmental Awareness

The City Hotel is committed to the implementation of proactive measures to help protect and care for the local, and global environment. Some of the activities we take part in, in order to help minimise our impact on the environment include:
  • We train our employees on environmental awareness.
  • We encourage our employees to work in an environmentally responsible manner.
  • We have a Green Team that consists of a member of staff from each department.
  • We continuously seek to improve our environmental performance.
  • We are Zero Waste  to landfill.
  • We support the communities in which we operate and engage in CSR initiatives.
  • We align ourselves with Green Tourism Business Scheme as an indicator of our environmental commitment and focus.For more information on this scheme please click here.
  • We have been awarded the Gold Star Accreditation by the Green Tourism Business Scheme.
  • To view a copy of the Interstate Hotel & Resorts Environmental Awareness, Energy Policy & Statement of Commitment, please click here.
  • We have recently worked with Corish Film Productions to create a video showing our efforts to reduce waste and become a more environmentally friendly company. This video can be viewed on Youtube by clicking here.







If you feel there is anything we could do to further reduced our environmental impact please contact:

Energy Champion Clare Campbell



Hotel Schemes

Some of the activities which the hotel completes in order to reduce our impact on the environment include: taking part in the Love Food Hate Waste Project, helping to educate students on the importance of recycling items and growing their own food through donation of wormery to local school & helping with garden maintenance at Foyle Hospice.

  • Recycling
  • Education
  • Helping local hospices with gardening maintenance


We have received a number of awards as part of our efforts to reduce energy use and wastage including: - Energy Efficiency at Sustainable Ireland Awards 2014 - Green Tourism Gold - Goldstar Award 2014 - European Week for Waste Reduction 2012

  • Energy Efficiency - Sustainable Ireland 2014
  • European Week Waste Reduction 2012
  • Green Tourism Gold Award 2014

Hotel Fundraising

As many of our energy awareness activities have resulted in cost savings for the hotel, some of these savings have been passed on to local charities and organisations supporting the environment.

  • Water Aid
  • Roe Valley Bee Keepers Association
  • MacMillan Cancer