Maine’s green-certified lodging

Environmental Leader LogoHotels and B&Bs all over Maine have earned Environmental Leader certification from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection for their eco-friendly practices. From wilderness yurts and solar-powered cabins to oceanfront cottages and century-old inns, you’ll find over 100 statewide! Environmental Leader certified lodgings employ practices that reduce energy use, conserve water, minimize waste, use environmentally preferable cleaners, and educate the public and their customers about their efforts to reduce their environmental impact. For a complete list, go to www.visitmaine.com/travel-resources/environment or www.greenmaine.net. James Place InnAnd be sure to check out the coupons in the Travel & Transportation section for some great discounts at a few of these establishments!

2 Responses to “Maine’s green-certified lodging”

  1. Heather Chandler September 29, 2011 at 3:15 pm #

    I stayed at the Maple Hill Farms B&B in Hallowell last week. It was one of the first green certified inns in Maine. I highly recommend it! So comfortable and quiet. Solar provides hot water for showers and the hot tub. Breakfast was excellent!

  2. Isabel September 29, 2011 at 5:13 pm #

    What a great resource. So many wonderful places!

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