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Actively Green Eco-Certification

The Actively Green Program is a sustainability coaching and certification program administrated by the Walking Mountains Science Center. The program trains businesses within Eagle County, Colorado on sustainability best practices and are designed for any type of business. Sustainability best practices help businesses improve efficiency, get better customer satisfaction ratings, and lead the charge for protecting the beautiful environment around us. It’s all a part of good business. Be a community leader and become an Actively Green certified business! The Actively Green Standard is a set of industry criteria recognized by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council.This supports the efforts of Vail, CO as the first certified sustainable destination in North America.

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Actively Green label was benchmarked against the GSTC standard

 Actively Green is compliant with following hearts of the 

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Actively Green standard performed as the Greenest Choice , according to the staygreencheck methodology. All the accommodations certified by Actively Green will have the 4 heart of the staygreen check. You can recognize them as follows:

Eco Certifications

The Actively Green Program is a way for local businesses to incorporate sustainability into their work and to receive recognition for their efforts. By meeting the criteria and setting goals for the future, these businesses are improving efficiency, customer satisfaction, employee engagement and leading the way toward protecting the natural environment around us. This program ensures that the operations or the involved businesses are designed to benefit the community, the environment, and the business’s bottom line.

  • The certificate is valid for 2 years
  • Actively Green auditing process is done by independent auditors
  • See Actively Green standards here
  • Do you want to know more about Actively Green click here


Best practices

Manor Vail Lodge is a green hotel that understands the importance of our local environment. Along with Destination Hotels, initiatives are in process to ensure that our Vail, Colorado condos and accommodations at Manor Vail Lodge remain eco-friendly.

Manor Vail Lodge

595 East Vail Valley Drive, Vail, USA

 With Gopher Hill Lift -12 reachable in 300 meters, Manor Vail Lodge provides accommodation, a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, a garden and a bar. Both a ski equipment rental service and a bicycle rental service are available at Manor Vail Lodge, while skiing can be enjoyed nearby. Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Riva Bahn -6, Avanti Express -2 and Gondola One. The nearest airport is Eagle County Regional Airport, 58 km from Manor Vail Lodge.


Antlers at Vail Resort

680 Lionshead Place, Vail, USA

The Antlers at Vail hotel offers a unique Vail lodging experience, ranging from studio suites to four-bedroom vacation homes. Everyone from families to couples will enjoy the Antlers at Vail hotel’s spacious condominium suites and fantastic location. Antlers at Vail Resort is only 150 yards from Vail’s Gondola and within a short walk from the free in-town shuttle.


Hotel Talisa, A Luxury Collection Resort, Vail

1300 Westhaven Drive, Vail, U.S.A.

Offering a spa services and an onsite restaurant, Hotel Talisa is located in Vail and is a 5-minute drive from Vail Village and Lionshead Village. The resort has two heated outdoor pools, three hot tubs and fitness centre, and guests can enjoy a drink at the fireside lounge. Every room comes with a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find bathrobes and slippers. There is free shuttle service and an onsite market at the property.


The Sebastian – Vail

 16 Vail Road, Vail, USA

 Located in the ski village of Vail, Colorado, this luxury hotel offers ski-in / ski-out access to Vail Mountain Gondola One. It features on-site dining, a modern library, and free Wi-Fi. Rooms at The Sebastian – Vail are equipped with a flat screen TV, DVD player, and iPod docking station. A seating area, a refrigerator and a coffee maker are also provided. The Colorado Ski Museum is a 5-minute walk from The Sebastian – Vail. The Dobson Ice Arena is less than 1 mile from the property.



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