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5 ski resorts that make green a priority

Feb. 12, 2012, 5:21 p.m.
skiier going downhill with trees, blue sky

Photo: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

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Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

The Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, in Jackson Hole, Wyo., was the 2011 recipient of the Golden Eagle Award for Environmental Excellence, one of the highest honors in the world for greener ski resorts. It is also a member, like Deer Valley, of the Sustainable Slopes Environmental Charter and has established ambitious goals for reducing pollution and waste.