View Full Version : An Eco-Trend Moves Out of the Wilderness

03-17-2008, 02:19 AM
A decade ago, the term “eco-friendly accommodation” usually meant snuggling up under a thick quilt at a chilly mountain lodge, eating vegetables from the owner’s garden (http://travel.nytimes.com/travel/guides/gardens/overview.html?inline=nyt-classifier) and recycling your trash before hitting the nearby nature trails. Now the term is increasingly becoming compatible with both “luxury” and “cities,” as more chain and boutique hotels — with views of skyscrapers not trees — incorporate sustainable green practices into their policies.http://travel.nytimes.com/2008/03/16/travel/16green.html?ref=travel