With hybrid cars a dime a dozen these days and organic food now a staple even in big box stores, the eco-movement has finally entered the mainstream. Fortunately, this hasn't led to complacency in the realm of sustainability. Instead, standards just keep rising, and nowhere is this more evident than in the hotel world. Around the planet, luxury lodgings are seeking even better ways to reduce their carbon footprint and promote green living, all the while offering their guests a sumptuous stay. This is why we had such a difficult time selecting just ten properties for GAYOT's list of the World's Best Eco-Resorts. But select we did and the results are in, which means that you can contribute to saving the planet without sacrificing comfort, convenience and even decadence. Ah, yes — let the greening begin.
PROTECTING THE PLANET Top 10 Green Hotels in the U.S.
Featuring programs that range from comprehensive recycling to water conservation to sustainable building practices, each property on this list of the ten best green hotels in America is treating Mother Earth to a little TLC, while at the same time making sure you enjoy a comfy, memorable stay.