Blogs: Sustainability

Courtyard Sedona has received Conservationist/Bronze Sustainable Business Certification

It’s easier to be energy efficient if your hotel is brand new. But the Courtyard Sedona also helps visitors see Sedona in a carbon-friendly way. “When guest check in, we encourage them to use our free shuttle to get around...
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Absolute Bikes has received Conservationist/Bronze Sustainable Business Certification

The employees at Absolute Bikes Sedona don’t walk the talk, they bike it. Manager Nate Cain commutes from Cottonwood on his e-bike which he charges at home with solar power. Similarly, the service manager commutes from West Sedona on his...
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Cheers To ‘Creating a Sustainable Sedona’

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS January 3, 2020 January means festival season is coming –  VegFest, RunSedona, the Sedona International Film Festival (SIFF) and the Sedona Mountain Bike Festival are right around the corner. Our annual festivals make...
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Verve Events & Tents has received Conservationist/Bronze Sustainable Business Certification

You’re planning a big event and need tenting, tables, chairs, plates, etc. What do you do? In Northern Arizona, you likely call Verve Events & Tents. You’ll be glad to know they’re also a certified sustainable business. Verve started in...
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Sedona MediSpa & Wellness is now a Certified Sustainable Business at the Conservationist/Bronze level

Sedona MediSpa & Wellness is the premier Medical Aesthetics and Wellness Center in Sedona, voted ‘Best of Sedona’ Kudos Readers’ Choice Awards every year since opening a decade ago. They focus on helping patients while being good stewards. Owners Linda...
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Blazin’ M Ranch is now a Certified Sustainable Business at the Conservationist/Bronze level

Blazin’ M Ranch lets you two-step back in time to the Wild West with its knee-slappin’ shows and chuckwagon BBQ. But behind the scenes, owner Lori Mabery and operations manager Will Davis make sure the operation is modern. Their high-efficiency...
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Southwest Wine Center is now a Certified Sustainable Business at the Innovator/Silver level

The Southwest Wine Center at Yavapai College (Clarkdale campus) exemplifies the integration of social, economic, and environmental practices at the heart of sustainability. It is a central part of the Viticulture and Enology program at Yavapai College, created to support...
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Snap Fitness VOC is now a Certified Sustainable Business at Innovator/Silver level

When Snap Fitness in the Village of Oak Creek planned their move to The Collective, club manager David Duncan and owners Steele Sacks and Craig Eagle wanted to match the Innovator/Silver level sustainability practices at their sister gym in West...
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Leave No Trace

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS November 22, 2019   You can sense excitement building for Thanksgiving and it is no wonder. Besides friends, family, food and shopping, the long holiday weekend promises cooler weather, slanting light and starry...
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The World Bank Recognizes the Red Rock Ranger District

AS SEEN IN THE RED ROCK NEWS November 15, 2019   “With the right policies in place, tourism can contribute directly to the conservation of natural areas and habitats by bringing visitors to protected areas to learn, participate and support...
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Momo’s Kitchen is now a Certified Sustainable Business at the Conservationist/Bronze level

As the first mobile food vendor in Sedona, Momo’s Kitchen owners Momo Kim and Jerry Jang are trailblazers, making it possible for more food trucks and trailers to follow. The City of Sedona’s codes had no provision for this type...
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Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa earned Conservationist/Bronze Sustainable Business Certification

  Like many local hotels, Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa is focused on energy conservation: LED lighting, efficient heating and cooling equipment, etc. Beyond these basics, Sedona Rouge takes the extra step of helping visitors all over West Sedona reduce...
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