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Environmental certification in tourism and hospitality: Progress, process and prospects
Abstract Attempts to promoting sustainable tourism and ecotourism as quality products suffer from the lack of methods to ensure these are not just a green wash. The current proliferation of awards,Expand
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Habitat invasions by alien plants: a quantitative comparison among Mediterranean, subcontinental and oceanic regions of Europe
Summary 1. Although invasions by alien plants are major threats to the biodiversity of natural habitats, individual habitats vary considerably in their susceptibility to invasion. Therefore the riskExpand
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Doing good to do well? Corporate social responsibility reasons, practices and impacts in small and medium accommodation enterprises
Corporate social responsibility practices have been mostly analyzed in the large manufacturing business context, with little attention paid to the service sector and even less to small andExpand
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Evaluation of the ecotoxicity of model nanoparticles.
Since society at large became aware of the use of nanomaterials in ever growing quantities in consumer products and their presence in the environment, critical interest in the impact of this emergingExpand
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Effects of thermal and mechanical pretreatments of secondary sludge on biogas production under thermophilic conditions
Slow degradation of sewage sludge is a disadvantage of anaerobic digestion leading to high sludge retention times in conventional digesters. Hydrolysis has been pointed as the rate-limiting step inExpand
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The use of life cycle assessment for the comparison of biowaste composting at home and full scale.
Environmental impacts and gaseous emissions associated to home and industrial composting of the source-separated organic fraction of municipal solid waste have been evaluated using the environmentalExpand
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Corporate social responsibility: The disclosure–performance gap
As increased stakeholder pressure requires companies to be transparent about their CSR practices, it is essential to know how reliable corporate disclosure mechanisms are, testing the gap betweenExpand
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The determinants of hotels' marketing managers' green marketing behaviour
Little is known about the factors underlying the pro-environmental behaviour of marketing managers. This paper explores the determinants of green marketing practices in the Red Sea hotel sector inExpand
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Tourism Ecolabelling: Certification and Promotion of Sustainable Management
The use of ecolabels and certification schemes in the tourist industry is reviewed. Over 70 schemes are described, from the developed countries of the Northern Hemisphere and Australia. Ways forExpand
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Environmental assessment of home composting
Abstract In this study the environmental burdens of home composting were determined using the life cycle assessment (LCA) tool. Data used for the LCA study such as gas emissions (CH4, N2O, NH3 andExpand
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