The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa at Beaver Creek Mountain

4.0 (276 reviews)

126 Riverfront Lane, PO Box 9690, Avon, CO, 81620, United States   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: (970) 790-6000   •  Hotel Reservations: 888-627-8099


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Ecocare Initiatives

“We are committed to reducing environmental impacts by engaging our associates, owners, guests and community through the use of responsible products and sustainable practices.”

The Resort

Front of House

  • Low flow/efficient water fixtures in all public restrooms
  • Preferred parking spaces for low emitting and fuel efficient
  • Paperless check in
  • Express check out

Hotel Rooms

  • Active participation in Westin’s Make a Green Choice Program
  • 100% non-smoking
  • All rooms outfitted with recycling bins
  • Energy efficient appliances
  • Low flow/efficient water fixtures in all guest rooms
  • Temperature control upon check-in & check-out
  • Digital in room thermostats, centrally controlled from front desk
  • Passive participation in conserving water, detergent and energy
    by opting not to change bed linens daily
  • Towels re-hung to indicate that they will be used again
  • Guest information explaining hotel’s efforts for sustainable &
    environmental responsibility
  • Recycled content carpet
  • Energy efficient lighting

Back of House

  • Formation of property EcoCare team — the Westin Green
  • Incentives for employees to carpool and use alternative
  • Cardboard and single stream recycling
  • Recycling bins in office and at every desk
  • Use of recycled paper and soy based inks
  • Use of energy efficient LEDs and CFLs


  • Recycle glass, plastic and paper products
  • Menus and service documents printed with soy-based ink
  • To-go containers chosen for their biodegradability, recycled
    content, unbleached fabrication, and non-petroleum based
  • Bio-degradable straws used in all beverages
  • Kitchen oil byproducts, after being used, filtered and partly
    recycled, are utilized as biofuel
  • Wooden serving platters made from salvaged (either fallen or
    cut) black acacia wood from the Urban Forest (planted trees
    in urban areas), by Paul Discoe of Joinery Structure in San
  • Energy-efficient light bulbs in BOH work spaces
  • Provide re-usable and washable glasses and mugs in meeting
  • Buy sustainable meats and fish
  • Cooking oil free of transfat
  • Use of unbleached kitchen paper towels with part recycled
  • Composting program
  • No Styrofoam — all BOH dining ware is reusable and washable
  • 100% non-smoking
  • Fair Trade coffee
  • Kitchen ice machine is water cooled
  • Low flow dish spray valves – 1.6 gpm’s


  • Active participation in the “Clean the World” Program
    recycling all used amenities, soaps, etc.
  • Recycle batteries. Separate trash from recycling with
    biodegradable recycling liners
  • Eco-friendly cleaning products
  • Micro fiber cleaning cloths to improve effectiveness and use
    less chemicals
  • Utilization of environmentally friendly dry cleaning service


  • Restored and preserved wetlands
  • Water efficient landscaping
  • Native vegetation
  • Light pollution reduction
  • Saline pool to reduce the amount of chlorine needed
  • Open space adjacent to the building has been allotted equal
    area as the footprint of the building

LEED Construction

  • Recycled roofing materials
  • Low VOC wood, paint, and adhesives
  • Erosion and sediment control
  • Utilization of local materials in construction (drywall is from
    Gypsum plant)
  • HVAC&R systems do not contain CFC-based refrigerants


  • Flooring made of sustainable bamboo
  • Bamboo sheets and robes — a sustainable fiber made with
    minimal pesticides and fertilizers
  • Muslin towels and sheets instead of plastic
  • No plastic water bottles
  • Recycled plastic slippers
  • Discount to those who bring back empty skincare bottles for a
  • All treatment products are 100% organic without harmful or
    synthetic ingredients
  • Eco-friendly cleaning products used in the spa and fitness
  • All products in the retail shop are sustainable and eco-friendly