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Ruby Falls Recognized for Sustainable Tourism Efforts

Ruby FallsRuby FallsSoutheast Tourism Society (STS) announced Ruby Falls as the winner of the Tourism for Tomorrow Award during their Shining Example Awards Banquet on November 5, 2013.   The award, recognizing the Chattanooga attraction as a leader in sustainable tourism, requires notable accomplishments in sustainable development, while safeguarding local culture and protecting the environment.

Ruby Falls has saved almost 1,000,000 pounds of carbon dioxide from their solar panel installation in 2009. This has offset the use of approximately 51,000 gallons of gasoline, the equivalency of about 5300 round trips from Atlanta to Ruby Falls.

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