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  • Community Sense of Place Community Sense of Place Tourism Impacts and Second Home Development: A Sustainable Approach
  • Climate, Weather, and Tourism Climate, Weather, and Tourism Tourism destinations and their individual tourism businesses are all vying for tourists at their respective locations.
  • Engagement and Community Engagement and Community In partnership with the Office of Engagement, Innovation, and Economic Development.
  • Rural Tourism Rural Tourism Sustaining rural America is one of today's pressing issues.
  • RESET RESET Race, Ethnicity, and Social Equity in Tourism
  • US Travel Care Code US Travel Care Code The United States Travel Care Code has been developed and is managed by the Center for Sustainable Tourism.
  • RETI RETI The Renewable Energy in Tourism Initiative
  • Tourism and Entrepreneurship Tourism and Entrepreneurship Developing the local tourism industry as part of an economic development strategy.

Sustainable Tourism Practices in North Carolina

Green Mountain Bed and Breakfast

Solid Waste Management, Reduction, Reuse and Recycling

Recycled paper and literature.

Freshwater Consumption Reduction

Return-loop plumbing system. Water Conservation program– linens changed between guests and on request.

Wastewater Management

Whole house water filtration uses allows for zero waste water.

Energy Efficiency, Conservation and Management

Renewable Green power for Electricity - supporting wind & solar power. Energy conservation program. Insulated, double-paned windows. Low wattage compact fluorescent lighting. Solar landscape lighting. Whole house fans and ceiling fans for air circulation.

Ecosystem and Biodiversity Conservation

Natural, non-toxic pest control and lawn maintenance. Natural wood flooring.

Land Use Planning and Management

Conscious choices to preserve and protect the environment.

Air Quality Protection and Noise Reduction

Non-smoking estate; guest rooms, outdoor decks and entire property. Zero-VOC non-toxic paints. Natural and non-toxic cleaning products.

Responsible Purchasing

Local and Organic food and beverages.

64 Laurel Cove Rd.

Candler, NC 28715

Phone: 828-633-0232

Website: www.greenmountainbb.com


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