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State of Wisconsin "Green Tier Program" Endorses e-Par USA Environmental Program for Golf - Wisconsin's Green Tier program accepts the e-Par EMS as functionally equivalent to the ISO 14001 standard for golf facilities, as part of their recognition program.
Green Casino: How One Tribe Cut Its Energy Costs by 18% - Myla Kelly, Peaks to Prairies P2Rx Center for EPA Region 8, interviews Josh Simmons, environmental director with the Chumash Tribe about the steps taken to green its casino and properties.
New Project Touts Green Practices & Cost Savings for New Jersey Hotels - NJ DEP launches its Garden State Green Hotel Project to assist New Jersey hotel owners and operators increase energy efficiency and cost savings through the utilization of green practices.
Verdanza Hotel Becomes First Hotel in Puerto Rico to Install EV Charging Station - Kudos to the Verdanza Hotel for installing a charging station for electric vehicles as part of their commitment to promoting sustainable practices.
Courtyard by Marriott & Grappone Conference Center in Concord, NH Join EPA WasteWise Program - Congratulations to the Courtyard by Marriott & Grappone Conference Center for becoming the first active WasteWise hospitality partner in New Hampshire.
Grocers See Benefits of Green Certification - This article highlights Maine DEP's new Environmental Leader Certification program for grocery stores. This points-based system is similar to Maine's certification program for lodging facilities. So far, 10 grocery stores have been certified and another 10 are in the process.
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TripAdvisor's GreenLeaders Program aims to help properties get recognition for adopting environmentally preferable practices and to make it easier for travelers to plan "green" trips. The voluntary program is free for lodging properties in the US.
Restaurant food accounts for roughly a third of Americans’ calories (up from a quarter in the 1970s) and roughly a half of their food budgets (up from a third in the 1970s), according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Bureau of Labor…Continue
Posted by Nancy Himmelfarb on January 28, 2013 at 6:18pm
Discover ways hoteliers can catch up on lost sleep by taking advantage of federal and state tax incentives, rebates, and grants. Although the thought of more paperwork, and the investment in time might seem like extra work, the added cost…Continue
Posted by Lorraine Francis on October 9, 2012 at 1:30pm
Formed in 2003, NC GreenPower is a statewide, nonprofit organization working to help improve the quality of the environment in North Carolina. We do this with voluntary contributions that we receive from residents and businesses that donate to us…Continue
Started by Katie Shepherd in Member Discussions Jan 15.
The ability to share expertise, content, tools, and resources related to sustainable lodging and to initiate interactive discussions among the members is part of what makes the National Sustainable Lodging Network so valuable. Blogs foster…Continue
Started by Sustainable Lodging Admin in Background Information Aug 2, 2012.
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