Las Vegas green: B&B Ristorante

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| Sustainability on the Strip | If you have an appetite for eco-sumptuous dining on the Las Vegas Strip, the odds of discovering such soulful cuisine amid the gargantuan-but-questionably-sourced, all-you-can-eat buffets are about as good as winning at the slots … and I should know, having learned that lesson the hard way! Fortunately, though, it is possible […] Las Vegas green: B&B Ristorante is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Just back: the green Sands of the Las Vegas desert

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| Las Vegas Strip—love or hate it, few question its supremacy as America’s Babylon, the pinnacle of excess, debauchery and vice. Yet in a counter-intuitive twist, it also boasts something good for all of us—one of the world’s greenest building complexes, the triumvirate of the Venetian, Palazzo and Sands Expo, […] Just back: the green Sands of the Las Vegas desert is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. | Can Excessiveness and Eco-efficiency Coexist? |

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Las Vegas Going Green in a Quest to Become Saudi Arabia of Solar Power

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Las Vegas is shedding its old image and preparing for a future without fossil fuels. Las Vegas is a town built around big ambitions, its founders turning an arid wilderness into the premier entertainment paradise in the world. Las Vegas Re-Imagining Itself as A Tech Hub.

Loving Las Vegas

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I went to Las Vegas last summer. By my business in Vegas, I left anything but disheartened. I’ll be passing through or near Las Vegas again soon (en route to a family reunion in the only non-Cascadian place that figured prominently in my childhood. At the center of the Great Basin, of course, is Las Vegas. In most ways, Vegas is the opposite of Cascadian cities: flashy and self-aggrandizing to our fleecy and retiring. Las Vegas.

Las Vegas. Sin City. Disneyland for Adults

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There are a lot of misconceptions about Las Vegas that you might hear before you go; the main one being it is only good if you like to gamble. On your first time arrival in Vegas one of the first things you will notice is just how big the strip actually is. The post Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Hotel’s Green Rewards – Offering an Environmental Option

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Las Vegas– Sin City, known more for the slogan of “What Happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas” than it’s green initiatives. Vegas is a city that makes my heart cringe but simultaneously makes me feel as excited as a kid at Disney World. Last month, after almost 10 years, I spent a week in Las Vegas for business. When I arrived, I didn’t know what to expect– I had heard that Vegas had changed quite a bit since my last visit.

Who else is looking forward to watching the Las Vegas Raiders?

Environmental Economics

History tells us that the public will pay for the stadium: Las Vegas ABC station KTNV polled Clark County residents about whether or not they would want to pay $500 million in order to help build the Raiders an NFL stadium. Billionaire Sheldon Adelson and his Las Vegas Sands Corporation would theoretically be on the hook for any construction overages.

The Effects of Las Vegas Casinos on the Environment

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Las Vegas is the gambling capital of the world with its over 150 casinos welcoming more than 41 million players each year. The Aria is well-known for offering the very best slots on the whole of the Las Vegas Strip with some machines charging $5,000 for a pull. Now more than ever there is the need to be mindful of the energy we use and if there is one place that uses a lot of energy, it is Las Vegas.

Recycled beer bottles used to construct Las Vegas building

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Asmita Prasad: Las Vegas is also known as Sin City for its over the top glitz, the way it appears to promote glamour over everything else and its promotion of the indulgence of one’s senses to the point of being gluttonous. By its apparent promotion of vices, being eco-friendly is perhaps the last thing on the minds of builders which is exactly why the Morrow Royal Pavilion stands out as a beacon of eco-righteousness in Las Vegas.

Wynn Resorts named to ‘top green U.S. companies’

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Green Travel News Las Vegas Nevada North America The Americas United States Xtras green hotels Las Vegas U.S. top green hotels Wynn Las Vegas and Encore| Green Travel News | Wynn Resorts was ranked number 100 out of 500 companies on Newsweek magazine’s 2015 list of top green companies in the U.S. The ranking is based on research by Corporate Knights Capital and HIP (Human Impact + Profit) Investor, Inc.

Mekkah Signals Move Away From Las Vegas-Style Architecture

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After widespread complaints that Mekkah was beginning to resemble Las Vegas with its preference for gargantuan and gimmicky buildings, luxury hotels and tacky malls, it has announced that in the future any additions will be ‘of reasonable height’ and will be more in tune with the traditional architecture of the region. The hideous Mekkah Clocktower may have been the final straw – officials now state that any additions will be more in tune with traditional architecture.

Video Reviews: Las Vegas Restaurants with Vegan Options

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I'm one of those people who loves Las Vegas, aside from the environmental disaster it is. Go Raw Cafe - fantastic raw food (way of the strip) Restaurants I Can't Wait to Try on My Next Trip: Wynn Hotel vegan options Pure Love for Pura Vida Bakery & Bystro More vegan options in Vegas Las Vegas vegan websites: LV Vegan The Vegas Vegan Vegans in Vegas Vegas Veg. video YouTube vegas vegan dinner breakfast review lunch dessert

TripAdvisor’s 10 best green hotels in the U.S.

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Boston/Cambridge California Fayetteville Florida Lake Tahoe Las Vegas Lecanto Massachusetts Miami Miles City Montana Napa Nevada Newberg North America North Carolina Oregon Park City Placer The Americas United States Utah 10 best green hotels U.S. The winners span the gamut from budget to ultra-luxury, but all have "Platinum" ranking and great traveler reviews TripAdvisor’s 10 best green hotels in the U.S. is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Healthy Vegan Food in Las Vegas: Interactive Map

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image from Eating Vegan in Vegas Las Vegas isn't usually the place to go when you're eating healthy. You may have seen my reviews from my trips to Vegas in the past, but those were the old days - my diet has changed and the city is getting healthier and healthier, so I can't wait to go back and try it all out. vegas sugar-free health restaurants cleanse gluten-free

Sky High Vegetables to be Grown in Las Vegas

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While skyscrapers around the world are usually reserved for offices and condos, however, Las Vegas recently announced plans for what would be the world’s first skyscraper farm. The vertical farm won’t be the only eco-friendly building in las Vegas, either, as the city is ramping up its efforts to become a green destination. When city developers begin running out of space there’s always one simple solution – build up.

Element Hotels now powered by 100% renewable energy

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Certification Hotels Las Vegas Nevada News United States Element Green Travel News LEED Reuters StarwoodThe hotels purchase renewable energy credits that guarantee their power comes from a renewable source, such as wind, hydroelectric, solar or geothermal. The credits also help fund development of renewable energy facilities. Element Hotels now powered by 100% renewable energy is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Top 10 Wellness Travel Trends for 2013

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Airlines Big Sur California Europe Germany Hotels Las Vegas Monterey Munich Nevada New York New York City News North America Philadelphia San Diego Spas/Healing Arts United States Yoga Yucatan Green Travel News green travel trends Reuters wellness tourismHealthier air travel and hotels lead the year's travel trends spotted by Wellness Tourism Worldwise, an international organization focused on well-being and travel.

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MGM puts first EV charging station on Vegas strip

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MGM Resorts has installed the first electric vehicle (EV) charging station on the Las Vegas Strip. MGM puts first EV charging station on Vegas strip is a post from: Green Traveler Guides Random Posts JW Marriott Hong Kong: healthy green luxury Gulf oil disaster spills over to tourism on clean beaches Hawaii: award-winning green travel guide Gokarna Forest Resort: Kathmandu’s green sanctuary Cavallo Point: green at the Golden Gate.

How to plan a green honeymoon

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Africa All Certification Lake Tahoe Mauritius Nevada North America Oceania South Africa The Americas Tips United States Weddings green honeymoon green wedding Hawaii Las Vegas Reuters | Yin-Yang Greening | Your dream green wedding is all set. It’ll have mega impact on you and your guests, mini impact on the environment. Don’t stop there. Do like more and more couples today: Make your once-in-a-lifetime honeymoon eco-friendly, too.

Green gambling? You bet! 3 sure-fire ways to win for the environment

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Asia Certification China Hotels Las Vegas Macao Nevada North America The Americas Tips United States EarthCheck Green casinos Green Key Hilton MGM | Follow The Green | Nearly seven in ten Americans will gamble this year, and that statistic is matched or doubled-down in other parts of the world. No wonder the casino industry is worth some $30 billion—more than the gross domestic product (GDP) of Bolivia!

Luxexcel adds 3D printed prescription lenses to Vuzix AR headsets

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The prescription inserts are designed especially for the Vuzix Blade AR Smart Sunglasses, and will be launched at CES Las Vegas 2018. Ophthalmic lens manufacturer Luxexcel has teamed up with augmented reality (AR) headset and eyewear company Vuzix to produce a range of 3D printed prescription lenses. The development of smart ophthalmic lenses Unlike the standard […].

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Luxor Struck By Lightning

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A spectacular blot of lightning strikes above the Luxor Hotel and casino during a thunderstorm in Las Vegas. Environment

WILL FOOD WASTE FUEL VEGAS?

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Firstly and as GreenMatters.com reports: It takes a lot of energy to power Las Vegas. Where, but on of the Las Vegas strip. The post WILL FOOD WASTE FUEL VEGAS? For example, the slot machines, nightclubs, and bright neon lights.

How Casinos Becoming Green by Using Renewable Power

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The world and even Las Vegas is becoming a better place when one guy goes green. Imagine the tremendous ecological impact the world’s largest casinos can have if they make the responsible decision of adopting renewable power.

Luxor Struck By Lightning

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A spectacular blot of lightning strikes above the Luxor Hotel and casino during a thunderstorm in Las Vegas. Environment

Popular Plants That You Might Want to Add in Your Garden

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Back in the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas showcased a number of great technologies to aid gardeners of all.

I think this significantly enhances our bid for the Olympics*

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The top four locations were San Antonio, Las Vegas, San Diego and Tucson. SmartAsset, a personal-finance technology company, has named Columbus the fifth best city in the country for conferences. The group’s report looked at nine metrics, including hotels and their cost, the violent-crime rate and the distance from the airport to the city’s center. It noted that Columbus has an average hotel room rate of $123, and that the average cost of a restaurant meal is low, at $22.

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Dubai: finding green in the desert, part 1

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Even sleep starved, I can see that this airport where I now find myself—in the United Arab Emirates’ city-state version of Las Vegas—is swank beyond belief. | The City-State Story | I’m in Dubai, or at least that’s what my brain on red-eye time says. Flashes of men in elegant white kandura robes, guthra headscarves [.] Dubai: finding green in the desert, part 1 is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

“Sin City” Wants to be Good and Use Renewable Energy

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The casinos from “Sin City” Las Vegas consume nearly 10% power of NV energy (the state energy provider) and now they are trying to move towards renewable energy sources. . Fixing a wind turbine that powers a casino.

Wynn & MGM Casinos to Use Solar Energy

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The Wynn Las Vegas Resort. Opened in 2005, Wynn Las Vegas features two luxury towers with 4,750 hotel rooms, suites, and villas. In June 2018, Wynn Las Vegas marked a new milestone with the launch of its solar energy facility.

I'm not sure this is what Coase had in mind

Environmental Economics

Bundy says he owns 500 of the more than 900 cattle that federal officials are planning to confiscate for illegal grazing, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported. It's a property rights dispute.    Seems there should be a bargain to be struck.    But only if both sides are wiling to play by the rules.    Which apparently neither side is.

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“Sin City” Casinos Want to Use Renewable Energy 

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The casinos from “Sin City” Las Vegas consume nearly 10% power of NV energy (the state energy provider) and now they are trying to move towards renewable energy sources.

Award-winning solar home with spectacular desert views asks $5.35M

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On the edge of the Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area, just outside of Las Vegas, an AIA award-winning home has hit the market for $5.35 million.

SolarCity Comes To Nevada

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The company will initially serve customers of NV Energy in the greater Las Vegas Area, including the cities of Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Spring Valley, Winchester, Paradise, Henderson and Boulder City.” SolarCity, the largest solar power provider in the United States, has just entered the Nevada market.

Southern NV Water Authority wants to ban useless grass

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More and more, Las Vegas residents are saying no. The Las Vegas metro area has nearly 8 square miles of nonfunctional turf, according to the Southern Nevada Water Authority.

Southern NV Water Authority wants to ban useless grass

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More and more, Las Vegas residents are saying no. The Las Vegas metro area has nearly 8 square miles of nonfunctional turf, according to the Southern Nevada Water Authority. Does a city that went a record 240 days without rainfall in 2020 really need to water ornamental grass? Now, it may be the first U.S. city to ban nonfunctional turf.

Southern NV Water Authority wants to ban useless grass

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More and more, Las Vegas residents are saying no. The Las Vegas metro area has nearly 8 square miles of nonfunctional turf, according to the Southern Nevada Water Authority. Does a city that went a record 240 days without rainfall in 2020 really need to water ornamental grass? Now, it may be the first U.S. city to ban nonfunctional turf.

Tables not the only green deal in casinos

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In fact you have to swap the desert of Las Vegas for one of the most northerly states in America – Michigan. The ringing and flashing of slots is never far away when walking through any casino in the world whether it be in Michigan or the bright lights of Las Vegas, Dubai and Macau. And in today’s market, where in fact revenues on the Vegas strip and Atlantic City are falling and online play is rising, it’s complimented by the rise of online slots and casino.

Online Poker – The Eco-Friendly Alternative

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Every summer (apart from this one), thousands of people from all over the world travel to Las Vegas for the World Series of Poker, and this is just the tip of the iceberg of the poker calendar.

Daily demand and supply: The Upshot's tournament brackets

Environmental Economics

It’s also how sports markets, like those in Las Vegas, work. My iPhone 5c can't keep track of the correct time after 12+ months of operation (right now it says 8:33 pm, so why would I want an Apple Watch? Nevertheless I'm entering this: Welcome to The New York Times’s N.C.A.A. bracket. You can fill it out just like any other bracket — but it’s not like any other bracket. It’s a more interactive bracket than most.

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Samsung Wi-Fi Fridge Launched at CES

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Samsung Home Appliances launched several new major appliances at day one of the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Among the new products are refrigerators with Wi-Fi enabled LCD screens, allowing users to access apps for the kitchen, and a new Flex Oven range that can be divided into two separate oven chambers. Samsung is also exhibiting its 5.0 High Capacity Front-Loading Washer.

Regulating the gaming industry globally, for minorities

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While gambling or the nicer term for it “gaming” is illegal in countries like Israel, other countries like the United States thanks to Las Vegas have made it a national past-time. I personally feel that if you are going to so something unsmart like gambling away your money, it’s better to do it away from the alcohol and drug infused industries like the one Vegas emulates. .

Macao: world’s biggest casino to be certified green

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Parent company Las Vegas Sands Corp. | Green Travel News |. T he Venetian Macao is the largest single hotel building in Asia, sixth-largest building in the world and largest casino in the world. Now it’s becoming EarthCheck certified to reduce its environmental footprint. Venetian Macao: greener than the real Venice?