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Cool Ski Jobs

September 3rd, 2009 by skigreenguy | Comments Off | Filed in How to Ski Green

ski-resort-jobs and CoolWorks provide extensive links to resort employment, hospitality jobs, professional careers located in ski towns across the U.S.A.

If you have background and interest in environmental and resource policy issues, the Rocky Mountain Institute offers three-month to one-year internships at their offices in Boulder, Colorado and Snowmass, Colorado.

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Greenwashed! A Look Behind the Ski Industry’s Eco Promises

October 9th, 2008 by skigreenguy | 3 Comments | Filed in How to Ski Green, Ski Resorts, Ski Vacations, United States

The mainstream ski industry, true to character, is very good at taking your money. And if being green helps them take your green, that’s what they will do. You’ve seen the little card in hotels: “Re-use this towel to help stop global warming!” Right. Like if I reuse the towel then the impact of my flight across the country is forgiven? Hey, maybe I should recycle this plastic water bottle and go heliskiing! There’s a term for this clever repackaging of polluting ways: greenwashing.

Skiing and Consumption

Let’s face it: skiing is consumption. (more…)

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CouchSurfing – Participate in Creating a Better World, One Couch At A Time

September 14th, 2008 by skigreenguy | 1 Comment | Filed in Ecotravel, Environmentally Friendly Hotels, Green Ski Transportation, How to Ski Green, Ski Vacations
Make new friends and ski new lines

Make new friends and ski new lines

CouchSurfing seeks to internationally network people and places, create educational exchanges, raise collective consciousness, spread tolerance and facilitate cultural understanding. Better yet, your consciousness can be raised in places like Jackson Hole, La Grave or Revelstoke.

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