Tuesday, December 26th, 2006

Green Accomodations

Becky

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orchardgarden002.jpg A few hotels are finally taking positive environmental steps to go one better than the "if you don’t want us to waste water washing your towel, hang it up" cards.  The Orchard Garden Hotel in San Francisco is California’s first LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certified hotel.  Sustainable features include recycling bins in every room, chemical-free cleaning products, a 100% tobacco-free environment, recycled paper and soy-based inks, a guestroom key card energy control system, low-flow fixtures, furniture made from nonvirgin forested maple, and low-emission wallpapers and carpeting.  It sounds fit for Leonardo Dicaprio, but not Cosmo Kramer, who requires a Silkwood-strength showerhead to get all the shampoo out of his hair.

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Hi, I'm Becky. I live in Atlanta. Besides acting as the Editorial Director here on Hatch, you can find me talking design over at Houzz. Make me happy — leave a comment!

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Hi, I'm Becky. I live in Atlanta. Besides acting as the Editorial Director here on Hatch, you can find me talking design over at Houzz. Make me happy — leave a comment!

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