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How to Travel Green on your Walt Disney World Vacation

Going ‘green’ on your vacation can save you money and help save the planet. It’s getting easier and easier to make the choice to be green too. For travel to Walt Disney World you actually have a lot of options.

Over the last few years Disney has made a concerted effort to green all of their hotel properties by meeting Florida’s Green Lodging program requirements. There are also a few simple steps you can take to stay green while celebrating your Magical Vacation.

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Walt Disney World Completes Green Certification for all Resort Hotels

The 23 resorts of Walt Disney World, and Disney’s Vero Beach Resort, now stand united as ‘Green’ certified under the Florida Green Lodging Program. Disney’s BoardWalk Inn was the first hotel in Florida to receive the state’s Green Lodging designation in 2004. Since then, the other 22 hotels have also received the designation, culminating with Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resort in April 2008.

“Disney’s commitment to conservation began with Walt Disney himself more than 50 years ago,” said Jerry Montgomery, senior vice president of Conservation & Environmental Sustainability for Walt Disney Parks & Resorts. “Our participation in Florida’s Green Lodging Program demonstrates our company’s continued dedication to resource conservation which translates into sound business practices and positive experiences for our guests.”

For more information about the Florida Green Lodging Program, visit www.dep.state.fl.us/greenlodging. The Full Press Release is below the cut.

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