Respect The Three "R"s

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How do I find an environmentally-friendly hotel?

Respect The Three "R"s

During the last decade, several hotels and chains have worked at developing a "greener" profile. While size and setting prevent them from qualifying as ecolodges, hotels that earn a "green" label do make an effort to conserve energy and water and to reduce waste. However, they depend on your cooperation to carry out certain practices.

  • Many Green Hotels only serve drinking water on request in order to avoid wasting it;
  • They provide cards on which guests can indicate whether or not they are willing to reuse linen and towels for one more day - yet another example of how it's often up to the customer to take initiative;
  • Member hotels can be found throughout the world at



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