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Give the Gift of Green

Monday, December 19th, 2011
View from Vancouver Island in Winter by John Espley

We want to make sure and protect such views

Our Friends at the Sierra Club of BC have some great “green” gift ideas.

If your holiday tradition includes gift giving, here are some options to help you with your list while also helping the conservation efforts that give back to the wild places and species of B.C.

The holiday season is all about spending time with family. It’s also a great time to connect to the world around you, whether it’s decorating a tree that fills your house with the scent of the forest, celebrating the winter solstice or sledding in the snow.  (more…)

 

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25 Trees to represent 25 Years

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011
Victoria hotel chain Accent Inns president mandy farmer planting dogwood tree

Mandy Farmer plants a BC Dogwood tree in honor of Accent Inns 25 years in business

Last week (June 30) Accent Inns celebrated 25 years in Business. What started as an exciting and unknown venture for founder Terry Farmer has become a 25 year success story. With Mandy Farmer at the helm of Accent Inns for the last few years, our BC owned hotel chain has focused even more on our our place in the environment. Accent Inns has always been a great supporter of local BC communities and for us, caring for our surroundings was just considered the right way to operate a business. From recycling bins to asking guests to re-use towels to save on laundry soap going into the drains, Accent Inns was an early adopter of such ideals.   (more…)

 

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Lessons From the Land and Sea – and people

Thursday, August 19th, 2010
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Lessons from the Land and Culture

This recent article (Lessons From the Land and Sea) by the Sierra Club of BC (Accent Inns is a supporter) really touches on several areas of interest or connection for those of us that live and work in B.C.  This caught my attention as an Accent Inns team member because we are proud to work with so many of the local first nations bands around BC, support groups like the Sierra club of BC in their efforts to protect our local environment and the fact that Eco-tourism is an important part of our economy, makes this article by the Sierra club well worth the read.   (more…)

 

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