There are some hotels that are truly green all around -- those that have been certified by the prestigious Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system. Submitting a hotel for LEED consideration is prohibitively expensive for some smaller properties, and only a precious few that can afford it actually make the grade -- only a couple dozen in the United States have been certified so far. But if you want to feel completely confident you're making an environmentally-conscious choice, booking a LEED hotel is the way to go.
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