From smarter energy to less plastic, Caribbean resorts go green

Amanda Charles

ST. AUGUSTINE, Trinidad and Tobago,  (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – At home in the United States, Kerrie Springer takes pride in being environmentally conscious. So when she booked a week’s getaway at the Bucuti and Tara Beach Resort in Aruba, she choose the “green stay” option, agreeing to reuse her sheets and towels rather than have them changed each day.

“You don’t do that at home, so why do it at a resort?” asked Springer, who visited the resort with her husband.

“Water in the Caribbean is precious, so why use it if you do not have to?”….

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