The Water Conservation Hotel and Motel Program, or Water CHAMPSM, is a free towel and linen reuse program that encourages hotel and motel guests to use their towels and linens more than once during their stay.
Tourists flock to Florida to enjoy the sandy beaches, scenic lakes and meandering rivers. Water CHAMP lodging facilities protect Florida's water resources by conserving water and reducing pollutants entering the environment.
You can help keep Florida beautiful and worth visiting for generations to come. With your help, the lodging facility you stay at can save an average of 17 gallons of water per day per occupied room, as well as saving electricity and reducing detergent use.
The main component of being a Water CHAMP property is implementing a towel and linen reuse program. A reuse program provides in-room materials that allow guests to choose to reuse their towels and linens instead of having them changed every day of their stay. Decreasing the amount of laundry helps conserve Florida’s water and also reduces the amount of detergents going into the environment and polluting our water systems.
Water CHAMP has a 96 percent guest approval rating, indicating that guests like environmentally-friendly hotels and believe conserving water is important. According to a recent survey, more than 75 percent of U.S. travelers feel it is important their visits not damage the environment.
You can do your part, too, by staying at a Water CHAMP green hotel during your next stay.