Sustainability in Anaheim

When you choose to travel to Anaheim that means you’ve chosen a destination that’s taking action in developing more sustainable and responsible travel products, practices, and experiences that will benefit local communities, the environment, economy and You – our guest.

There are several sustainable efforts happening throughout Anaheim. From procurement policies, and eco-friendly transportation options, to recycling efforts, renewable forms of energy, and more.

 

Green Buildings

Anaheim Convention Center's "Green" Life

The Anaheim Convention Center cares for the environment through word and deed.

Getting Around Guilt-Free

FRAN

Free Rides Around the Neighborhood

Free Rides Around the Neighborhood (FRAN) is Anaheim's new micro-transit service! Six-passenger, all-electric vehicles offer on-demand service in the Center City downtown corridor. Riders can choose to begin and end their trips at one of the predefined stops near popular downtown destinations.

ART

RideART at ARTIC

Anaheim Resort Transportation (ART) is a system of interchangeable public routes in-and-around the City of Anaheim and Orange County operated by all-electric busses.

Karmel Shuttle

A Karmel Shuttle & Southern California Coach Service

Offering a variety of ride services in Los Angeles and Orange County, some of Karmel's transportation vehicles are eco-friendly. 

Hotels Committed to Bettering the Planet

Clementine Hotel & Suites

Image of two queen beds at Clementine Hotel & Suites

Sustainability practices at Clementine Hotel & Suites include replacing commercial equipment with energy-efficient appliances including LED lighting. To preserve water, they’ve implemented low-flow toilets and showerheads.

Desert Palms Hotel & Suites

Deluxe Room with 2 Queen Beds at Desert Palms Hotel & Suites

The Desert Palms Hotel & Suites has adopted several sustainable practices like the use of slower flow showerheads, biodegradable cleaning products and plates and cutlery. Additionally, they give back 5% from each booking directly to the Autism Speaks Foundation and Susan G. Komen.

Eden Roc Inn & Suites

Eden Roc Inn & Suites in Anaheim

As part of their sustainability efforts, Anaheim Eden Roc Inn & Suites replaced individual plastic amenity bottles with refillable ones for shampoo, conditioner, and body wash. They also encourage guests to reuse towels to preserve water and reduce the use of harmful chemicals.

Embassy Suites Anaheim North

One Bedroom King Suite at Embassy Suites by Hilton Anaheim North

As part of the Embassy Suites by Hilton Meet with Purpose program, Embassy Suites Anaheim North offers Carbon Neutral Meetings to event planners to support their organization’s environmental and social impact goals. Learn more about Carbon Neutral Meetings here.

Hyatt Huntington Beach

King Rooms at Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach

The Hyatt Regency in Huntington Beach has energy and water initiatives in place and has made waste reduction a major priority. Some or their practices include waste sorting and recycling, food waste management, and donating gently used soaps and shampoos to organizations like Clean the World.

Kimpton Shorebreak Resort

Ocean View Guest Room at Kimpton Shorebreak Resort

Kimpton’s green program includes recycling, water preservation, and a partnership with Clean the Water which recycles partially used soap, shampoo, and lotion.

Farm-to-Table

Poppy & Seed

Poppy & Seed is an upscale American restaurant set inside a modern greenhouse within the Anaheim Packing District. They source all their food supplies locally to support farmers and fishmongers from San Pedro to the Central Valley. The coffee they serve also comes from a female-owned roaster Sir Owlverick’s out of Anaheim, too.

THE RANCH Restaurant & Saloon

In addition to partnering with local farmers, fishermen, bakers and artisan cheesemakers, THE RANCH grows organic produce at their farm located in the foothills of the city of Orange and the Santa Ana Mountains.

Downtown Anaheim Farmers Market

The Downtown Anaheim Farmers Market offers a high variety of the freshest produce from local farmers, craft vendors, and live entertainment (weather permitting). Recurring weekly on Thursday.

Anaheim & Orange County Farmers Markets

Grab your baskets and sample one of everything at some of the best farmers markets Southern California has to offer.

Projects Providing Meals