23 Feb '12, 1am

The Scarlet Hotel and the answer to the eco-luxury dilemma - 23 Feb 2012 - BusinessGreen review via @businessgreen

The Scarlet Hotel and the answer to the eco-luxury dilemma - 23 Feb 2012 - BusinessGreen review via @businessgreen

Is eco-luxury a contradiction in terms? It is one of the few areas where the most fervent eco-warrior and the most frivolous consumer can agree, albeit for very different reasons. For the deep green environmental campaigner most eco-luxury projects are the very definition of "greenwash"; better than non-green alternatives, but still pandering to a system of entirely unsustainable high-end consumption. Meanwhile, many dedicated followers of fashion also regard eco-luxury as an oxymoron, although this time because they see a supposedly luxurious product or service being compromised by environmental considerations. Both schools of thought have a point. Many high-end green products have wafer-thin environmental credentials and singularly fail to address the over-arching tension between planetary constraints and encouraging consumption. Equally, if you are anything like me you ...

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