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Travel Green Businesses

What is Travel Green?

Launched in 2006, Travel Green Wisconsin promotes smart, environmentally friendly business by certifying businesses that participate in sustainable and eco-friendly activities, such as waste reduction, environmental education, and landscape conservation. There are nearly 50 Door County businesses with the Travel Green Wisconsin certification. By patronizing green businesses, you are investing in a sustainable future locally, nationally, and internationally.

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Traveling in an Electric Car?

There are two free charging stations in Door County at the Door County Welcome Center, 1015 Green Bay Road, in Sturgeon Bay.

There are more than 20 additional stations located at private businesses throughout Door County, but they're typically reserved for guests or patrons of the business.

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Door County’s Travel Green Businesses

By purchasing local fruit, vegetables, fish, and other food staples along with organic cleaning products and recycled paper products, Travel Green certified lodging establishments support local businesses and lessen their environmental impact. his effort is carried over into on-site composting programs to reduce waste, fluorescent lighting to reduce energy use, and regular maintenance of water-using appliances such as faucets and toilets to conserve water.

Door County Travel Green establishments saved over $17,000 in energy costs and reduce annual CO2 emissions by over 207,000 pounds in one year. Installation of low-flow bathroom fixtures has reduced annual water use by over 610,000 gallons which is equivalent to 5.8 million 13.5oz. water bottles.

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