Parks designated as a Plan-It Green Friendly Park, must meet at least nine of the following 18 eco-friendly criteria:

      • Park uses motion sensors for lighting in the bathrooms and club house
      • Park has switched to energy efficient light bulbs
      • Park uses non-toxic biodegradable cleaning products
      • Park uses water-saving shower heads and/or auto turn-off taps
      • Park provides recycle bins for cans, paper, glass and plastic
      • Park uses energy-saving products and appliances
      • Park offers eco-friendly and ‘Leave No Trace’ tips and education for guests
      • Park landscaping consists of wood chip, pebble, paved, or grass paths
      • Park has “Reduce Water Usage” signage around the park
      • Park has one or more of the following: lighting, heaters and/or coolers with timers
      • Park uses solar power or wind power
      • Park uses low flush toilets or waterless urinals
      • Park use of grey water (if allowed in state)
      • Park participates in on-site organic composting
      • Park sends email confirmations rather than paper to minimize waste
      • Park uses geo-thermal heating/cooling
      • Park plants new trees frequently

      * If a park doesn’t fully meet the above criteria, it can still participate in arvc’s Plan-It Green program by taking the Plan-It Green Pledge to do its best to enhance green practices and awareness in its park.Park has converted to tankless water heaters.
      By |2024-04-11T05:29:44+00:0004/29/2023|Blog|Comments Off on Plan-It Green

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