Since winning the Sustained Excellence Award from the Environmental Protection Agency last year, The Marriott Hotels have been ramping up their green initiatives. The 450,000 florescent light bulbs, and the 400,000 low-flow showerheads that the hotel has installed, is not their stopping point. The hotel chain is committed to reducing its water consumption by 25%, using greener products throughout its rooms, and installing solar panels in at least 40 hotels by 2017.
Just announced though is their $2 million commitment to the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation, to fund a project that will help protect 1.4 million acres of endangered rain forest. Guests at the Marriott will be able to personally donate to the fund.
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Marriott Steps Up Green Commitment with Rain Forest Aid