Becoming a certified Environmental Leader Hotel in Maine was important to us at the Meadowmere.

We believe that our hotel can continue to reduce its environmental impact – saving resources and benefiting those that want to choose an eco-friendly hotel for their Ogunquit vacation.

Below are recommended sites for more information and updates on green and eco-friendly hotel efforts plus good sites for learning about green business practices and environmental tips for traveling.

Thank you for supporting our green lodging efforts to protect and preserve Ogunquit for many generations to come.

Enjoy your trip to Maine!

We also just released a study on the rise of Eco-Tourism, so feel free to have a read!

Sites & Articles

Maine’s Environmental Leader Certification Program

Marginal Way Fund
A Non-for-Profit to support Ogunquit’s treasured and timeless ocean walk

The Global Soap Project
Collecting soaps from American hotels and helping refugee camps in Africa

Green Weddings: Organic and Earth Friendly Ideas
Ogunquit Weddings Plan to Go Green!

Ecotourism Wiki
Learn more about the efforts and definitions of ecological tourism

Green Lodging News
An industry site on the latest efforts to go green. Plus a great spot to find suppliers!

Take Part
Official website of An Inconvenient Truth, a moving and thoughtful documentary on our climate’s state and our collective impact on global warming. Includes recent updates.

Local Harvest
A great website for finding local farmers, organic food and chatting about healthy recipes. You can even find chocolate! Around the Ogunquit area, Cornerstone, Joshua’s and the York Farmer’s Market are great takes.

Green Alliance
A co-op of green businesses in the seacoast area that are certified by the alliance. Members receive discounts at the green businesses and regularly learn how to make each day a little greener!

American Hotel & Lodging Green Guide
The green resource center for the AHLA, with green glossary, guidelines and case studies on how to make a hotel more earth friendly and how to tell if your hotel is.

Recognized by the Today Show, New York Times and Washington Post as a resource for green travel and environmentally friendly practices. The Meadowmere is recognized a a Best Green Hotel by this website.


If you want to find a blog on alternative travel and guides to unusual travel destinations, GoNOMAD is your travel blog.

The Grist
An environmental new and commentary blog. You can search for articles and blogs on green issues that interest you. And finally – it’s not preachy. Consider the site eco-news with a sense of humor.

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