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Sustainability

At Chumash Casino Resort, we are dedicated to the sustainable health of people, the planet and our company. Guided by the principles of integrity, transparency and social responsibility, we promote sustainable business practices by using resources responsibly in our daily operations and throughout our entire supply chain.

We are a USGBC TRUE- Silver Certified Zero Waste company. We are proud to report on our progress in these critical areas:

TRANSPORTATION INITIATIVES

  • Acquisition of Electric & Hybrid Fleet Vehicles
  • Installation of Electric Charging Stations
  • Employee Shuttle saving 700,000 car trips annually

FRONT OF HOUSE INITIATIVES

  • Extensive waste diversion effort achieving 90.94% diversion from landfill through reduction, recycling, reuse and composting
  • Extensive decrease in single use packaging
  • Installation of Airblade Hand Dryers in restrooms eliminating use of over 18,000 paper towels annually
  • Water purification system in The Willows restaurant reducing the use of bottled water
  • Increased use of recycled content/biodegradable kitchenware
  • Partnership with Clean the World Foundation to provide minimally used soap products to impoverished people around the world

BACK OF HOUSE INITIATIVES

  • Membership in EPA Food Recovery Program to separate paper and food scraps from other waste streams
  • Wastewater is collected, treated, and reclaimed for use within various casino facilities
  • Landscape green waste is re-purposed for compost and mulch
  • Partnership with Central Coast Oil Management to collect and process waste cooking oil
  • Installation of staff “Hydration Stations” for filling reusable water bottles, reducing bottled water use Partnership with Veggie
  • Rescue to pick up, re-package, and deliver left over food to those in need