Hemlock Inn
A Blowing Rock Tradition

Going Green at the Hemlock Inn

Listed below are a few of the ways that the Hemlock Inn is Going Green:

  • The weed killer we use in the garden is environmental frienddly which consists of salt, vinegar, and liquid detergent. No animals birds or guest are harmed.
  • We have 3 recycling containers located outside our ice room which guest are encouraged to recycle glass, plastic and aluminum cans.
  • All toilets have been replaced with flow toilets which help conserve water usage.
  • We replace all bulbs with compact flourescent bulbs to conserve energy.
  • We have a 80 gallon rain barrel that we have used since 1998 to catch rain water to water the hanging baskets and planters on the property.
  • We use an electric lawn mower for our lawn which means no gas resulting in fewer carbon emissions.
  • We use eco coffee cups that are made of recycled paper which replace the styrofoam cups for low environmental impact.
  • We have replaced our shower heads with high efficiency shower heads which use 30% less water.
  • Our driveway gravel to prevent less water drainage going down the street and waste, most of the water is absorped.
  • The toilet paper and paper towels are made from a company called North River. This company uses solar power for production.

More Information

If you need information about any of our services, please feel free to use our contact form, send us an e-mail to information@hemlockinn.net, or give us a call at 828-295-7987.

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