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YOUR MONEY: ECO-FRIENDLY TRAVEL GUIDE; PLACES TO STAY; Sustainable retreats; Hotels are adopting environmental practices that move them way beyond asking guests if they prefer not to have towels and sheets changed daily
Los Angeles Times - Los Angeles, Calif.
Subjects: Green buildings; Recycling; Resorts & spas; Natural & organic foods; Hotels & motels; Water conservation; Energy consumption
Author: Yoshino, Kimi
Date: Jun 29, 2008
Start Page: C.9
Section: Business; Part C; Business Desk
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[...] just 11 hotels have been constructed to the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, standards, and there are only 314 Energy Star-certified properties designed to reduce energy consumption. [...] other hotels are adopting such eco-friendly habits as using glass or biodegradable paper cups instead of Styrofoam, installing carpeting and furniture made from recycled products, and retrofitting with low-flow showers and toilets.

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