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The Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa holds a number of prestigious awards, from AAA’s Four Diamonds to honors from Wedding Wire, Tripadvisor, Conde Nast and Wine Spectator. But today, the historic resort is also proud of being chosen for the Green Power Leadership Club for its green power purchases. In addition to buying green power to meet all electricity use, the resort has an active recycling program, a towel and linen reuse program, a composting system in its herb and vegetable garden, an onsite wind turbine and energy-saving lighting. Even meetings held at the inn are green, with recycled materials and paper reduction. Although surrounded by the magnificent White Mountains, the focus of this stunning resort is all green.
Caring about the environment comes naturally to this coastal family resort
A commitment to being a good steward of Maine’s precious coastal environmental comes naturally to The Nonantum Resort, which has been given gold status by Tripadvisor as one of its “Green Leaders.” The celebrated family resort on the Kennebunk River is a leader in green practices from recycling its plastic to providing electric car charging stations to growing all-organic vegetables and herbs on its property. The resort also has a green housekeeping initiative, crediting guests for every day they decline housekeeping services. Certified by Maine’s Department of Environmental Protection as an environmental leader, the resort also has water conservation programs, uses environmentally preferable cleaners and has plantings that help to sustain bees and monarch butterflies. The resort does not take its beautiful location for granted.
In a state that prides itself on environmental awareness, Lake Morey Resort is committed to stewarding Vermont’s natural resources through the "Environmental Partner" standards promoted by the Vermont Small Business Development Center and the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources. Starting with the environmental quality improvements throughout their operations they are achieving better resource efficiency, materials management, and handling. These include the recycling of plastic, tin, aluminum, cardboard, mixed paper and glass; composting food waste; employing earth friendly cleaning products, CFL lighting and dimmers, and an Ozonating laundry system; The Resort has installed Perfect flow shower heads and Perfect flush toilets in every guestroom.