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The Maryland Green Travel Program


Joining the Maryland Green Travel Program provides your business a FREE, high profile way to promote your environmental best practices, as well as share your innovative ideas.
We recommend downloading a copy of the Maryland Green Travel Master Checklist before starting the online application. This is NOT an editable form. This document is provided to assist in evaluating whether your property meets the program requirements and in gathering as much information and data as possible prior to beginning the application process online. Taking the time in advance to gather this information will save you time when completing the online application.

  • Maryland Green Travel Master Checklist
  (*.pdf form)

Maryland Green Travel Partners are:

  • Identified on VisitMaryland.org and in Destination Maryland with a Maryland Green Travel Partner Logo
  • Provided with a Green Profile page, linked to their Partner Logo, boasting all of the business's green practices
  • Granted use of the Maryland Green Travel Partner logo for promotional use
  • Automatically listed on the Maryland Green Registry website

To join, applicants must self-certify that they are practicing certain basic core environmental activities relative to their industry sector. Additionally, by joining, participants commit to strive to improve thier enviromental performance over time and report back on thier progress regularrly. (Download a copy of the Maryland Green Travel Master Checklist here )

Here's what you have to do:

STEP 1.    Provide basic information about your property
        (business name, address, phone, contact information, etc)
STEP 2.    Provide a logo for use in your Green Profile (optional)
STEP 3.    Complete the application confirming that your business meets the core
                  enviromental requirements and commits to continual improvement
                  You will have the opportunity to share details of your innovative practicies,
                  but the following are the basic, minimum requirements.

CORE REQUIREMENTS:
1. Implement at least three (3) measures to reduce waste
2. Specify your recycling efforts
3. Implement at least three (3) measures to reduce water usage
4. Implement at least three (3) measures to reduce energy usage
5. Minimize the impact of disposable food service items (if used)
6. Support Green Meetings & Events (if offered)
7. Provide optional linen service   [Accommodations only]
8. Recycle grease & cooking oil   [Restarurants only]
9. Provide a Measurable Result related to at least one (1) the
    core requirements listed above

STEP 4.    Confirm the application is correct and Submit

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Maryland Green Travel



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Please contact Catherine Batavick at
green@visitmaryland.org
or 410-767-6342 if you have any
questions regarding the
application process