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Argentina’s Yacutinga Lodge provides a green getaway in the heart of the country’s shrinking rainforest.
Bed and breakfast El Patio 77 offers a sustainable getaway in the middle of Mexico City in a repurposed building replete with solar hot water, and other eco-friendly comforts.
New documentary Trainsforming America makes a sensible, impassioned argument for improving our options for rail travel in the United States.
Trade shows create a lot of waste: they’re second only to construction on this front. What would a genuinely green trade show look like, from both the vendor’s and sponsor’s perspectives.
We see many lodges called “eco lodges,” but Hix Island House on Vieques, Puerto Rico offers a true and tranquil eco-villa experience.
Summertime, and the Green Living is Easy (With a Chance to Win the Eco-friendly Vacation of Your Dreams!)
Editor’s note: Recyclebank has sponsored the publication of this post. This year, nearly 900 million tourists worldwide hit the roads, skies and seas each year in pursuit of some R&R. While we all need some time off and recreation, this takes a heavy toll on local ecosystems, water, air and wildlife. Being green this summer […]
While I may have been raised in the heart of Montana farm and ranchland, it wasn’t until just recently (and after a move to the city) that I caught wind of the new trend in farming apprenticeships: volunteering one’s time and energy to do farm work in trade for free room, board and education. In […]
When it comes to chiseling our emissions profile down to a more respectable and streamlined shape, we are all aware of the usual suspects. You know — those tweakings of lifestyle that are regularly wheeled out, just to add a splash of greenwash to a magazine article. Such actions often don’t seem capable of shifting […]
The Milkweed Mercantile has just opened its doors as a green bed & breakfast over the past few weeks, and I’m really impressed with what they’ve done. The rooms are gorgeous and comfortable, and all named after noted environmentalist (I’m staying in the Wallace Stegner room). And they’ve got a chef who’s spent his time […]
Plotting a mid-winter travel escape? While discussion on “green travel” tends to focus on the “where” you’re going – like the exotic Costa Rica ecotourism tour – remember you can add a sustainable twist to any trip anywhere with a dash of pre-planning. Focus on the process – the what you’re doing and how you’re […]
While there are some who say we will (or should) travel less in the coming years — and perhaps some of us will — let’s not forget that the travel industry is the second largest industry on this planet after the industrial-military complex. It’s vitally important to many communities, businesses and organizations, ours included. We […]
For many of us who take environmental protection into our own hands daily, a bicycle is an indispensible part of the dream. Throw off those winter blues… bicycling can make your winter green! Bicycles are an efficient way to transport yourself daily for a number of reasons. To me, the most important benefit to using […]