Earth Day 2011 at Franklin Victorian Bed and Breakfast, Sparta, Wisconsin

Franklin Victorian Bed and Breakfast is a Certified Travel Green Destination thru the Wisconsin Department of Tourism for our green practices with a green score of 86. Today, Franklin Victorian Bed and Breakfast remains committed to continually seeking ways to be kinder to the environment while pampering guest in luxury. While the Franklin Victorian Bed and Breakfast strives to deliver exceptional comfort and service to each guest, it continues to incorporate newer products and eco-friendly practices to do so in a greener manner to ensure that the natural beauty of  Wisconsin is preserved for future generations to visit.

In being environmentally proactive is to help guests experience an area’s natural beauty, unique wildlife and history.

 Franklin Victorian Bed and Breakfast is committed to helping our guests indulge in the amenities offered at the Franklin Victorian Bed and Breakfast guilt free, as a means to renew and restore their own personal energy often depleted from the demands of everyday life and to better able them to make greener decisions in their own lives.

Franklin Victorian Bed and Breakfast Environmental Mission Statement
We are committed to:

Making environmental considerations part of our everyday business decision- making process including but not limited to purchasing products made from recycled materials, purchasing energy star rated appliances, buying local, and buying products in bulk and supporting the local community;

Soliciting feedback and suggestions from our guests regarding the B&B’s environmental practices;

Green Practices at Franklin Victorian Bed and Breakfast:
The list of environmentally-friendly practices in use at Franklin Victorian Bed and Breakfast is long, ranging from widespread use of compact fluorescent to donation and recycling of old towels, clothing, re-cycle shampoo and soaps to “Clean the World” national charities which we are partner with.

Purchase and use of energy efficient appliances

Recycle printer supplies

Donation of old linens and towels for re-use at Animal Shelters, old bathrobes for local Women’s Domestic Violence Shelter

Recycling area for newspapers, plastic, glass, and cans

Post placards to give options that are available for guest participation in being “green”

Use of all “Shaklee” cleaning and laundry products

Use of environmentally friendly packaging for guest room amenities

Towel Program – change towels upon request by guest

Use reusable cups for coffee and beverages in common areas

Purchase locally grown, organic products and bulk products where possible

And many more… green and help our Earth!