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[18 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Hotels Have Green Lodging Designation Renewed for Three More Years

All Disney-owned and operated resorts in Florida recently had their Green Lodging designation renewed for three more years by the Florida Department of Environmental Prtotection.
This designation recognizes hotels that help protect the state’s natural resources through reducing waste, conserving water and energy, improving air quality, and raising conservation awareness.
The Walt Disney World Resort conserves resources through the use of recycled paper and recycling room key cards and switching to energy efficient lighting. The resorts also distributed unused prepared food through the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, feeding more …

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[22 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney’s Wilderness Preserve Celebrates 20 Years of Conservation

Just south of the Walt Disney World Resort is the Disney Wilderness Preserve, a 12,000 acre nature preserve – and it’s celebrating its 20th anniversary this week.
This nature preserve was created in the early 1990s after The Walt Disney Company donated the land to The Nature Conservancy, in part to offset lands impacted by the development of the Walt Disney World Resort. This approach to conservation of an ecosystem was, at the time, a unique collaboration between government, business, and conservation organizations.
The preserve is near the top of the headwaters …

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[22 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Cast Members Help to ‘Lighten Up’ Energy Use

In an effort to embed environmental conservancy into the everyday actions of Walt Disney World cast members & guests, Disney has put a spotlight on managing energy resources effectively, minimizing waste, and conserving water. Through a series of science-based programs & policies, Disney cast members participate to potentially conserve enough electricity to power more than 1,000 homes for a year.
By replacing over 1,000 theatrical spotlights and floodlights across the WDW Resort with longer-lasting bulbs, including LED lights in some fixtures, popular attractions like Rock n’ Roller Coaster, Living with …