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Going Green on Your Vacation

aeliasen Employee
Employee

One of the best perks of working for an airline has to be the flight benefits that we enjoy as Employees. It helps us to see the world and visit amazing locations. But, just because we are on vacation or traveling doesn’t mean that our efforts to live Green should go by the wayside.

There are lots of ways to limit our impact on the environment; here are some things to think about while planning a trip or during a vacation:

  • If you are going to eat at a restaurant, look for a place that serves local and sustainable ingredients. In doing so, you’ll be able to enjoy some of the cuisine unique to the destination while supporting greener practices.
  • While at your destination, reuse your towels. Reusing towels can help reduce the amount of water and power used in laundering the items.
  • Once you get to your location, walk or bike as much as possible. You’ll get a great firsthand experience of the sights and sounds of your destination. If you’ll be traveling longer distances, use public transportation like trains and buses.
  • Make sure to recycle any items that you can, whether you are en route or at your final destination. If you aren’t sure if your hotel has a recycling program, make sure to ask.

What are some of the ways that you travel green?  Let us know by commenting below or by e-mailing green@wnco.com.  DING!  You are now free to be green!