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The Ski Area Citizens' Coalition, an alliance of non-profit conservation organizations, provides third-party evaluation of ski hills in the United States. Canadian hills will soon be added. Top marks go to ski hills that limit their environmental impact by limiting their expansion and by helping conserve resources and species.
Information about Canadian and European resorts can be found online. The criteria on this site include climate policy, cleaner fuels, waste reduction and recycling. No grades are assigned, just a simple "yes" or "no" to indicate which of these programs, if any, a resort implements.