11 Apr '11, 7am

Inside a Luxury Green Resort

Inside a Luxury Green Resort

Twenty four percent of guests come to the Green Seal-certified FireSky Resort and Spa for its green initiatives. Photo: Alex Vietti SEE: Photo Slideshow of FireSky Resort and Spa Jim Hollister’s eyes shine when he peers into the compost bin in the kitchen at the FireSky Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Ariz. “This is about a day and a half of food scraps,” he says and continues to explain how the organic waste is sealed in barrels and picked up weekly by a pig farmer in Payson, about 86 miles northeast of Phoenix. While his enthusiasm for sustainable waste practices is venerable, Hollister isn’t a recycling coordinator or representative of Waste Management; he’s the General Manager for FireSky Resort and Spa, the only Green Seal certified lodging in Arizona. FireSky's efficient lighting saves about 10 to 15 percent in energy costs. Photo: Alex Vietti, Earth911 “It was a labor...

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