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To read more about the sustainable practices at Winthrop University click on the individual topics listed above.  Each page contains general information about the various strategies implemented.  Clicking on the green highlighted items will link you to more detailed information.  


Sustainability & Inn at Winthrop . . .

At the heart of Winthrop's campus is Joynes Hall, home of the Inn at Winthrop. The Inn at Winthrop features 12 elegantly appointed suites. Designed in the Neo-Georgian architectural style, Joynes Hall (1926) offers the conveniences and amenities of a modern lodging facility, but in a historic, traditional setting. Its distinctive interiors—with appealing color schemes, lighting and floor plans--boast comfort and elegance unique in the Rock Hill area.

Because Winthrop University is committed to sustainability and to serving as a positive example through sustainable practices.  The Inn at Winthrop proudly offers our guests:

  • In-room recycling

  • Organic cotton bedding and bamboo towels with no chemical by-products

  • Ecologically friendly cleaning products

  • Environmentally sensitive amenities in recyclable packaging

  • Compact fluorescent light bulbs

  • Paper products made from recycled materials

  • Water efficient plumbing fixtures

  • Use of low VOC products, including paint and cleaning products

We ask our guests to help us conserve energy, labor and water by:

  • Utilizing the in-room recycling bins for paper, plastic, glass, aluminum and newspaper

  • Reducing electricity by turning off lights and unplugging your electronic chargers when you are not in your suite

  • Checking HVAC units to ensure they are only running un-necessarily

  • Reusing your linens when possible

  • Following Winthrop's Vehicle No-Idling Policy

Visit the Inn at Winthrop for additional information about amenities and making room reservations.


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