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Green Lodging Certification Programs

How eco-friendly is your favorite hotel? Find out here.
By Natural Home Staff
January/February 2005
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How eco-friendly is your hotel stay? A number of organizations certify hotels as “environmentally friendly,” but beware: Some hotels simply buy into membership programs. Look for true certification programs that require hotels to meet stringent standards.

GREEN SEAL: A nonprofit organization that certifies domestic hotels. (202) 872-6400.

NORDIC SWAN: A voluntary, neutral seal-of-approval program that certifies products, including hotels, in Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, and Denmark.

GREEN HOTELS ASSOCIATION: While not a certification program, this organization offers a membership program for environmentally minded hotels. Its international membership listing is available online.








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