Midtown Apartments, eco-friendly philosophy
At Midtown Apartments Barcelona, and our recently updated building, we’re committed not just to the well-being of our guests and visitors, but also to that of the planet as a whole. Each and every day, we strive to minimize our impact on the environment by embracing energy efficiency and offering services that conserve natural resources.
We’ve earned the Biosphere Sustainable Lifestyle certification, showcasing our commitment to Biosphere Sustainable Tourism, supported by Barcelona Tourism, the Chamber of Commerce, and the Barcelona City Hall. We’re also part of Barcelona + Sustainable, a network of over 1,000 organizations committed to environmental, social, and economic sustainability that collectively work to enhance the city’s respect for its inhabitants and its environment. This commitment is aligned with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, through the World Charter for Sustainable Tourism +20.
Midtown Apartments has also earned the SAFE TRAVEL seal, the first global certification for health and safety in the hospitality industry, awarded by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), safeguarding the health and security of all our guests.
Since 2021, we have partnered with the company ILUNION BUGADERIA DE CATALUNYA, part of the ONCE Group (National Organization for the Blind), to work with people with different abilities in our inclusive room service staffing.
To reduce our environmental impact and conserve energy, we embrace a no paper philosophy, so we relay all necessary information to our guests via in the in-room Smart TV. We also encourage our guests to use resources responsibly, and offer an opt-in towel change service. To promote the equitable use of resources, and cut down on plastics, we have installed soap dispensers in all bathrooms.
Our BMS (Building Management System) centrally monitors and controls the use of resources and regulates the building temperature, to optimize the energy efficiency of all the apartments.
Throughout our facilities, we guaranttee maximum energy efficiency, earning the highest certification, “A.” Our building features efficient air-conditioning system, without the use of boilers or fossil fuels; water aerators; LED lighting throughout the building; and motion sensor lighting in common areas. This building designed with built-in respect for the environment is also equipped with recycling sorting bins installed in each apartment kitchen for efficient waste disposal.