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Green Initiatives

Cheyenne Mountain Resort is committed to protecting the environment. 

Cheyenne Mountain Resort is focused on always thinking "Environmental impact first", in all purchasing decisions and in use of all chemicals, electrical/gas powered equipment, lighting and disposition of any recyclable material. For more information on our green program, please contact us at 719-538-4000 or click here to email us.

 At Cheyenne Mountain Resort "going green" did not start when the term was coined. For years, being responsible stewards of everything we touch has been important to our 500 plus employees. Positioned in a gateway city to the Rockies, we love our pure air, water and pristine environments and are doing all we can to preserve this natural beauty. From reducing, reusing and recycling to using eco-friendly products to reducing utility consumption, we are taking sustainability seriously.

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In efforts to "Do our part" in protecting our environment, Cheyenne Mountain Resort has taken many steps to ensure that we act responsibly when providing services to our guests and the local community, focusing on ways that we can conserve valuable resources and lessen environmental impact. Cheyenne Mountain Resort has a long established "Green" committee, comprised of staff members and directed by members of our Executive Committee. Our Green committee has been instrumental in developing/implementing our current green strategies. 

CMR Current Green Strategies:

  • Reusable bath product dispensers are located in all guest rooms
  • Recycling is extremely important at Cheyenne Mountain Resort.  Our efforts run 8.69% for the year of 2013.
  • Low flow fixtures with water savers in guest rooms and public restrooms. 
  • 75% of entire property has, Set Back Thermostats. 
  • All meeting rooms have light panels with light savings features.
  • We use recyclable paper products and compostable cups as much as possible. 
  • Stationary is recycled green paper products.
  • Recycle receptacles thought out the property.
  • All water features are recycled water and on timers.
  • Using only the best quality of cleaners we have available on property.
  • Always remain actively conscious of wastefulness in terms of water and products.

Member of the Pikes Peak Sustainable Business Network   

Catamount Institute's Pikes Peak Sustainable Business Network (PPSBN) is an alliance of business, governmental, community, and advocacy leaders working to build and advance sustainability in the Pikes Peak region. The prosperity of our region is measured by the well-considered efforts of a diverse community; taking responsibility for tomorrow by making sustainable choices today.PPSBN brings businesses together to share best practices and support collaborative efforts to reach a new kind of sustainability standard that improves the triple bottom line -

  • People, Planet, & Profit.
  • Each of us takes responsibility for our actions 
  • Business leaders engage in practices that respect our natural resources, give back to the community, and positively affect the bottom line 
  • Our children experience the wonder of the outdoors firsthand while developing real-life skills that will serve society as well as themselves 

As a member, Cheyenne Mountain Resort has agreed to use sustainable business practices which decrease environmental impact through efficiencies and innovation.