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It's Not Easy Going Green for Some Hotels

It's Not Easy Going Green for Some Hotels



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Paul Nelson, KSL NewsRadioAccording to a survey by Trip Advisor, 34 percent of customers would pay extra to stay in an environmentally-friendly hotel. But going green isn't so easy for some hotels.

In an effort to save water, The Armstrong Mansion Bed and Breakfast has those low-flow toilets.

Innkeeper Judy Savage says, "It's only smart. It's smart for keeping the water in the area, but it's also smart because it does save you money in the long run."

They've made other upgrades as well. However Savage says since the hotel is listed on the Historical Registry, there are only so many modifications they can make.

"The most important thing, of course, is keeping the integrity building," she says.

Other hotels are trying non-toxic cleaning supplies, recycled paper and even sheets made out of bamboo.

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