Resort at Squaw Creek™ Receives Recognition From Keep the Sierra Green
Destination Earth Green Program
Olympic Valley, Calif. – Resort at Squaw Creek™ has been acknowledged for its eco-friendly practices by Keep the Sierra Green’s Sustainability and Waste Reduction Business Recognition Program. Keep the Sierra Green is a multi-jurisdictional program that encourages businesses to implement actions to protect, preserve, and improve the environment above and beyond what is required by law.
In addition to being a recognized business by Keep the Sierra Green, Resort at Squaw Creek™ participates in Destination Earth, which is Destination Hotels and Resorts company-wide green program. Via Destination Earth the resort has implemented over 100 environmental initiatives since the inception of the program in January, 2008. The eco-friendly program elements include decreasing energy and water usage, reducing waste, increasing recycling, and purchasing local and organic food and beverages when possible. Additionally, Resort at Squaw Creek™ offers a green meetings program, which maximizes waste diversion from meetings and conferences and increases overall environmental awareness among hotel guests.
Furthermore, Resort at Squaw Creek’s Robert Trent Jones, Jr. golf course is also designated as an Audubon Certified Cooperative Sanctuary, a designation given for excellence in environmental stewardship. No artificial pesticides, herbicides or fungicides are utilized in the caretaking of the course.
Resort at Squaw Creek™, a 405 room resort offering ski-in, ski-out access to Squaw Valley USA, has been recognized as one of Condé Nast Traveler’s “Top 50 Ski Hotels” in North America for many years. With its abundance of amenities and location 10 minutes from the shores of Lake Tahoe, the resort remains popular year-round.
For more information on Resort at Squaw Creek™ visit www.visitsquawcreek.com.
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