Non – Profit Partnerships
SUMMIT LAND CONSERVANCY
Park City Lodging has been a supporter of the Living for Open Space program since its inception. Accredited by the Land Trust Alliance, the Summit Land Conservancy began the program in 2005 to further its mission of preserving local open spaces. The program allows businesses to contribute to saving land through the collection of small donations from our guests. Park City Lodging guests contribute $1 per room night to protecting local open spaces. To date the program has collected over $275,000 toward protecting open spaces!
MOUNTAIN TRAILS FOUNDATION
We are proud sponsors of Mountain Trails Foundations’ Adopt-a-Trail program which is dedicated to building, maintaining and protecting trails for non-motorized recreation in the Park City area. Creating and maintaining a seamless, year-round trail system is a monumental undertaking. In conjunction with other local organizations, along with efforts from open-space advocates such as Summit Land Conservancy, Mountain Trails Foundation has created one of the most extensive, continuous trail systems in the nation
A non-profit organization committed to reducing waste and preventing ground water pollution in our community. As long as the health of our local and global environment is a concern, they will strive to offer community-based resources and solutions. Park City Lodging proudly joined the “Green Business Program” when it was initiated in 2015 and was awarded the first ever Green Business of the Year in 2017.
The Image Reborn Foundation provides no-cost healing retreats for women diagnosed with breast cancer. The retreats are designed to empower women to live fully beyond breast cancer through rejuvenation of the spirit. With the help of our owners, we are proud to provide healing spaces for these inspiring retreats.
The mission of the Adopt-A-Native-Elder Program is to create a Bridge of Hope between Native Americans and other cultures, reaching out to one another to mend the broken circle of our relationship with the Land and the Native Americans who hold it in sacred trust. Each year we support the annual Rug Show at Deer Valley Resort by providing housing for the Elders.
USA BOBSLED AND SKELETON FEDERATION (USABS)
The USABS sanctions bobsled and skeleton events in the United States and is responsible for the development, selection, equipping, training, outfitting, coaching and travel requirements for bobsled and skeleton athletes. Park City Lodging, Inc. supports the mission of USABS in its efforts to enable United States athletes to achieve sustained competitive excellence in Olympic competition and to promote and grow the sports of bobsled and skeleton in the United States.
SUNDANCE INSTITUTE – OFFICIAL PROVIDER
Each January we eagerly await the largest independent film festival in the US – The Sundance Film Festival. Sundance is only possible with the help of volunteers who share a commitment to supporting independent film and theatre. Park City Lodging is an official lodging provider ensuring that the nearly 2,000 volunteers who travel to support the Festival have a place to call home.
CONNECT is a grassroots, non-profit community advocacy organization bringing together Summit County residents who are loved ones, friends, and colleagues of people struggling with mental health challenges. CONNECT believes that mental health is a community concern and not solely an individual responsibility. At Park City Lodging we understand firsthand the value of a healthy community and are honored for the opportunity to support CONNECT in their mission.
CONSTRUCTION OF GREEN BUILDING
In 2016, our President & Founder realized a dream long in the making with the completion of our new office building which has been designed with energy efficiency and a minimal footprint in mind. The building harnesses as much natural light as possible to reduce lighting and heating needs, and an impressive 52 solar panels to offset power consumption. The laundry facility utilizes an ozonator to reduce water and detergent consumption. High efficiency HVAC and windows decrease energy consumption and our carbon footprint. The building includes four employee housing apartments, and an organic co-op garden on the roof managed by tenants, staff and their families. Freshies Lobster Co., winner of the “Best Lobster Roll in the World, occupies the main floor retail space.
GREEN AMENITIES & AMENITY/ LINEN RECYCLING
Guest toiletry products including shampoo, conditioner, lotion and soap are packaged using recycled bio-degradable material and are created using a customized green formula. Furthermore, we collect and recycle our guests’ used soap amenities through a global program which works to give these products a second life and save them from landfills. We donate old linens and towels to a local organization called The Road Home which assists homeless families and individuals in Salt Lake County.
GREEN CLEANING PRODUCTS
All cleaning products used by our housekeeping staff are eco-friendly and biodegradable.
We have a strict “no-idle” policy which we require all staff to abide by.
PLASTIC BAG BAN
We support the City’s ban on single use plastic bags by providing reusable grocery bags at check-in.
SUSTAINABLE PAPER PRODUCTS
Our administrative paper products and promotional direct mailers are made from recycled paper including post cards, brochures and office supplies. Our business cards are made from eco-friendly innovative “stone paper” which is tree free and is created with minimal energy without the use of water. We also print on single sided scratch paper for in-house documents/drafts so no paper goes wasted.
We recycle plastic, aluminum, glass and paper on a weekly basis. Other items that cannot be recycled curbside are hand carried to Recycle Utah such as batteries, electronics, paint, light bulbs, etc. Recycling programs have been implemented at each of our Homeowner’s Associations.
NO PLASTIC WATER BOTTLES
We use water filtration systems for staff drinking water, no longer requiring water delivery which saves on plastic containers and the fuel/carbon footprint required to haul containers each week. For all meetings and events we provide water carafes and drinking glasses.
COMMUNITY CLEAN UP
Each year staff participates in Park City’s Community Spring Clean-Up day.
THE GIFT OF GIVING
Our yearly holiday gift to homeowners is a donation to a local non-profit of their choice including: The Peace House, The Children’s Justice Center, The National Ability Center, Women’s Ski Jumping. Youth Sports Alliance, The Women’s Giving Fund, and Recycle Utah.