We recognize our responsibility to protect God’s creation and all that’s in it, therefore we will work to preserve and conserve our natural resources. Here’s what we’re working on so far. And, efforts are underway to keep this list growing.
- Branson properties divert over 168 tons of recyclable material from landfills annually.
- Solar panels installed in Dollywood parking lots produce more than 1,100 kilowatt-hours of electricity a month.
- Dollywood groundwater solutions retain the majority of the water within the grounds of the Wilderness Pass area, lowering the impact on municipal water consumption while reducing storm water runoff.
- Adventure Aquarium recycled 207.85 tons cardboard and 26.68 tons glass and plastic in 2013.
- Stone Mountain Park has invested in fixtures and strategies that will reduce water consumption by 23.5 million gallons per year.
- Stone Mountain Park utilizes 14 square miles of watershed and a non-minimal release lake for a closed irrigation system.
- Stone Mountain Park has installed a grey water recycling system for laundry, saving over three million gallons annually.
- Eco-friendly parking lots have been developed at Stone Mountain Park for storm water and erosion management.