Green Meetings in San Francisco

The Sheraton Fisherman’s Wharf Hotel has introduced many programs to ensure your San Francisco meeting is a Green Meeting.  Below are just a few examples of the eco-friendly initiatives you'll experience throughout your stay. Learn more about how our green hotel in San Francisco is making sustainability a top priority.

For Your Meeting and Event

  • Electronic menus, proposals and bills are used to cut down on paper usage
  • All flip-charts, printed signage, napkins and name badges are made from 30% recycled material
  • Recycle bins located in each meeting facility
  • Biodegradable and Compostable dinnerware is used
  • All ink jet and laser printing supplies are recyclable
  • Environmentally-friendly sterno fuel is used in place of traditional chafing fuel for catering events

During Your Stay

  • In-Room water saving shower heads and faucet aerators
  • Use of compact fluorescent lighting, which consumes 75% less energy than conventional bulbs
  • Separate waste stream and recyclables implemented throughout the hotel, including guest rooms
  • Thermostat control system in guest rooms, regulates heating and cooling by sensor to ensure unoccupied rooms do not waste energy
  • Contribute to less waste by: offering reuse program of linens for extended stay guests, holding an environmental purchasing policy and using recycled products
  • Proud supporter of GreenStreet Cleaners, San Francisco's premier provider of environmentally friendly dry cleaning services in the Bay Area, specializing in the use of biodegradable, non-toxic solutions and energy efficient machinery
  • Environmentally friendly transportation services are available through the Concierge

Behind the Scenes

  • Florescent bulb and battery recycling
  • Separate "green waste" diverted to become compost for local Sonoma County farms, equal to 25% of our entire waste stream
  • Cooking and lubricating oil recycling - cooking oil re-processed into bio-diesel
  • Dedicated use of energy efficient electrical equipment throughout building
  • Participation in energy and water conservation programs, taking into consideration variables such as weather, meeting room occupancy and hotel activity levels
  • Food donations regularly made to local food recovery programs