Local businesses develop sustainable practices

By Edward Stoner

AVON — In preparation for the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, businesses in the Vail Valley have positioned themselves as not only a world-class tourism destination, but a destination committed to its sustainability.To support this effort, the Actively Green 2015 program was launched in 2013, in partnership with Walking Mountains Science Center, the town of Vail, Vail Valley Foundation and global NGO Sustainable Travel International. Since its inception, 100 Vail Valley businesses have been trained in sustainable tourism practices and 35 businesses have completed the eco-certification process. Jane Ross, an employee at Sonnenalp Hotel, had no background in sustainability …

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