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As far as energy savings, they had an LCD TV but no CFL light bulbs. As far as waste production, they had glassware and saved on waste there, but individual amenities. They avoided some plastic use by having a fabric shower curtain liner instead of those stinky and ugly vinyl ones.
This wasn't the greenest hotel I've been in, but it also wasn't the most backward either, when it comes to environmental actions. Next time I go there will hopefully be a recycling bin and bulk toiletry dispensers.
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