Guest Thank You: We appreciate that you are making a lodging choice that supports conservation and preservation of our environment!
The Franklin Street Inn is committed to environmental improvements to help protect the Earth while pledging to provide our guests the quality of service they expect and deserve!
Travel Green Wisconsin is a voluntary program that reviews, certifies, & recognizes tourism businesses that have made a commitment to reduce their environmental impact. Visit their site at www.travelwisconsin.com to learn more.
Franklin Street Inn Bed & Breakfast in Appleton has met & exceeded the total of points needed for certification. They have earned 48 certified points. Their membership started in June 2009.
We’re honored to be accepted as eco-friendly by Travel Green Wisconsin. Inn practices which are visible for you to experience:
Lighting on timers or motion sensors, compact fluorescent light bulbs when possible, our surf center computer operates on an on/off power strip to shut unit completely off when not in use, soy candles, solar-powered landscape lights, caulking & weather stripping seal window air leaks, rain barrels water exterior landscaping, compost practice for egg shells, coffee grounds, leaves, grass, etc, recycling of our paper, metals, & plastics, low-flow shower heads to save water, linen re-use program, environmentally-friendly cleaning & laundry, micro-fiber cloths are used vs. paper for cleaning, guest toiletries have natural & organic ingredients, refillable liquid soap dispensers, water is offered from a water cooler vs. bottled water, glassware is preferred over paper products, cloth is preferred over paper napkins, heating & cooling of inn is at recommended guest comfort levels, windows open for ventilation and cooling, our cotton, micro-fiber, & bamboo linens, pillows, & towels help save the earth, local & fresh in-season produce for guests, antique inn furniture is repaired & restored for everyone’s pleasure & preservation of natural wood resources.