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Sleep in a Green Room: What Are New York City’s Most Eco-Friendly Hotels?

With Earth Day on our mind, it’s time for a quick check of the greenest hotels in New York City.

The super-greens are hotels that have earned LEED certification, third party proof of adherence to the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standards set by the U.S Green Building Council. Read more

A First Look at the Proudly Green Element New York Times Square West

A green hotel.

A green hotel.

As a group, New York City hotels aren’t very green. It’s not for want of trying. Many reside in old buildings constructed long before sustainability was on the radar.  Yet almost weekly you hear of advances on the green front, from baby steps to strides. Read more

A Super-Green, Wind-Powered Holiday Tree at the Barclay

As green as it gets.

As green as it gets.

Yes, the boughs of the holiday tree at the Intercontinental New York Barclay Hotel are undeniably green. But so, it turns out, are the little white lights. Read more