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100% of lodges are actively engaged in efforts to reduce, reuse, and recycle, with 60% of lodges diverting more than 3.4 million lbs (1.5M kg) of waste from landfills in 2014–2015.

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58% of the lodges use solar energy, ranging from solar panels on individual rooms to heat hot water to providing 100% of the lodge’s energy from solar power.

50% of the lodges have converted more than 75% of their lights to low-energy LED lighting.

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80% 80% of the lodges offer reusable water bottles.

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48% 48% of the lodges recycle at least 75% of their filtered STP water.

62% 62% of the lodges use renewable energy, including solar, wind, hydro, and biofuels.

46% of the lodges have eliminated the use of plastic water bottles. An additional 26% of lodges have reduced their use of plastic water bottles by more than 50% in 2014–2015.

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