Posts tagged: Christmas and holiday season

10 Sustainability Trends for Eco-Lux Hotels in 2015

It is always risky to make predictions for the future, but based on our observations and conversations with guests at our sustainable luxury hotels and lodges in Costa Rica and Nicaragua, we feel very confident that we will see the following trends and developments evolve for 2015. 1.  Off the beaten path beats tourism clusters […]

Five Tips for an Eco-friendly Christmas

The holidays don’t typically translate to eco-friendliness. It’s a time of later shopping hours, massive light displays and increased travel—all things that only increase your carbon footprint. But with these five easy tips, you can make your Christmas a little greener this year.   1. Make your tree selection carefully. There are several options when […]

A Green Christmas: Tips to Reduce Holiday Waste

Some 40 percent of all battery sales occur during the holiday season, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. That’s only one of the holiday increases that can negatively impact the environment. Electricity, paper and water are among the other resources whose use increases in December. The EPA provides these tips for reducing holiday waste: Reduce […]

3 Ways To Have a Merry Greenmas

You can make the holidays more eco-friendly by putting a green twist on Christmas traditions. Here are 3 smart ways to green up your holiday. The holiday season has a naughty impact on the environment: We accumulate 25% more waste this time of year, and much of that can’t be recycled. Fortunately, our nice ideas […]

Environmentally Responsible Holiday Preparation

Guest Post As fall moves in and the holiday season approaches, it’s time to take the holiday decorations from the attic and prepare your home and lawn for winter. The cooler weather brings the leaves from the trees and eventually, a white, heavy blanket of snow. As the seasons change, don’t forget the importance of […]