Earth hour will soon be in its sixth year. We are celebrating this event by becoming involved in the environmental movement. The hospitality industry has a special part to play in keeping the earth clean and habitable. After all, tourism and travel are some of the most common of human experiences. By this, we mean that we buy and serve only locally grown organic fruits, vegetables, produce and meat. Other positive developments in the hotel is we encourage our guests to cut back on linen usage and that we use organic linen. Our office utilizes recycled products and we have an active recycling program that is going strong. This is very positive directions for the general health of the local public and the environment. We are thinking globally and acting locally in this way to save the Earth.
What is sustainability?
What I mean to say is that sustainability is a way of life. It is not just recycling, limiting pollution and using less energy. Sustainability a process or the production of a product that can be maintained indefinitely. It gives back to the local community in which it resides. This is done by a variety of activities such as supporting local businesses, artisans, industries and farms. This makes the ...
Construction of the new, environmentally friendly building.
With our new hotel building, we had it designed for energy efficiency as well as the integration of natural materials wherever this has been possible. In the building, we have reduced or eliminated materials used in its construction which…
By this, we mean that we buy and serve only locally grown organic fruits, vegetables, produce and meat. Other positive developments in the hotel is we encourage our guests to cut back on linen usage and that we use organic linen. Our office utilizes recycled products and we have an active recycling program that is going strong. This is very positive directions for the general health of the local public and the environment. We are thinking globally and acting locally in this way to save the Earth.
Readers know that Maria is very religious, and that she prays often and cooks for the family. On page 7 readers learn that in her haste to keep the Catholic ritual of crossing herself, she mixes cooking and religion. "She breathed a prayer and crossed her forehead. The flour left white stains on her, the four points of the cross." Her life is not at all about her, but
Bobby states that if a miracle happens within 24 hours, he would adopt Martha's god-fearing ways. However, should there be no miracle, Martha must give up religion. Within a few minutes of agreeing, the face of Jesus appears on the side of one of the refrigerators on Martha's front lawn. This event understandably alters their lives. Bobby goes crazy marketing the Jesus apparition, losing no time to exploit the gullible.
Utopian Concept: Country of Loveland Loveland is a small country located on the western side of Europe. Though largely unheard of, this country has been on the fast track of progress since early 1990s and is now a major tourist attraction for those who are in love with nature. When my cousin Susie asked me to join her friends for a trip to Loveland, I had no reason to decline. I
Twilight" by Louise Gluck and Stephen Crane's "Four Poems" on the Theme of Futility The poem "Twilight" by Louise Gluck describes a specific moment in time of the subject's life, the only point during his day when he can experience any sense of freedom in his otherwise futile existence. This is highlighted in the first words of the poem "All day he works at his cousin's mill, / so when
An American who spent sometime in Germany recounted his experience [Will Higher Gasoline Prices Inspire Lifestyle Changes, 2001] of energy prices in that country, "When I lived in Germany, the price of gasoline went from the equivalent of $2.50 per gallon to $3.25 per gallon over night. The Bundesregierung had added another $0.75/gallon gas tax, in addition to the existing $2.00 per gallon gas tax. (That's right: $2.75 out of
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