Ladera Resort goes 'green'

SOUFRIERE, St. Lucia -- Ladera Resort here earned Green Globe 21 certification, making it the first hotel on the island to do so.

Green Globe 21 is a tourism-based environmental group.

To earn the certification, Ladera had to develop systems of energy conservation, air quality protection and proper handling of waste and hazardous materials.

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