Prevention Efforts Award Presented by Utah Pollution Prevention
Association And Utah Department of Environmental Quality
Page, Ariz. – October 3, 2006 – Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas, an ARAMARK Harrison Lodging managed property, today announced it has received a prestigious Pollution Prevention Award from the Utah Pollution Prevention Association (P2) and the Utah Department of Environmental Quality.
“This is especially important to us since this award recognizes organizations and companies in Utah that are making outstanding efforts in programming and training to prevent pollution and improve environmental quality,” said Bubba Ketchersid, resident district manager, north Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas operations. “Protecting and preserving our environment is an extremely important part of our company’s commitment to our guests, employees and neighbors; and we look forward to our continued efforts to protect our priceless natural resources for generations to come.”
In 2005, Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas recycled 917,509 pounds of aluminum and cardboard waste. The property has been able to successfully implement a recycling program that includes paper, glass, plastic and metals as well as minimizing packaging wherever possible. Recycling initiatives include utilizing returnable delivery boxes for future deliveries and maximizing the recycled content of all paper products on property.
“In addition to our recycling initiatives, we have also incorporated employee and management training programs to educate our team members on the importance of environmental leadership and best management practices,” said Ketchersid.
Representatives from Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas will be accepting
the award at the annual P2 Award Luncheon on Oct. 4, 2006. Recipients
of the Pollution Prevention Award were selected for implementing programs
that demonstrate clear environmental benefits; activities that demonstrate
true pollution prevention, and for utilizing sound technology that is both
innovative and cost effective.
Lake Powell Resort
100 Lakeshore Drive
Lake Powell, America’s favorite houseboating destination, is located on the border of Utah and Arizona in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. The lake provides scenery that is appreciated by millions of visitors annually and is an ideal place to create a comfortable and memorable family adventure with lodging and outdoor recreational activities.
Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas provides houseboat and powerboat rentals, lodging on the lake and tours to Rainbow Bridge National Monument. To book your next vacation or for more information on the property’s environmental initiatives, log on to www.lakepowell.com or call (888) 486-4665.
Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas, managed by ARAMARK, is an authorized concessioner of the National Park Service. Learn more at the company's Web site, www.aramark.com.
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