HI-San Diego Downtown of Hostelling International USA is committed to sustainable management and reducing environmental impacts. As one of the initial properties in the Hostelling International-USA Sustainability Monitoring System And Multi-Site Certification, San Diego Downtown has also achieved STEP Eco-Certification at the Silver level. Located in the heart of Downtown San Diego, the accommodation provides affordable communal and individual night stays, with a focus on limited impact and limitless opportunity.
Sustainability Wins include:
- Diverting 17% of waste from the landfill with a targeted goal for 65%
- Documenting all fuel use by energy type and unit of measurement (e.g. electricity, heat, petroleum fuel, liquid petroleum, renewable energy)
- Encouraging employee carpooling whenever possible.
- Setting a goal to provide discount mass transit passes for employee commuting.