Austin, Texas, Property Earns Green Seal Certification

 The 312-room Barton Creek Resort & Spa in Austin, Texas, has been awarded bronze-level certification from Green Seal. Highlights of the property's sustainability programs include recycling more than 62 tons of assorted products in 2011, designing the resort grounds as a wildlife habitat, and using an ozone treatment process in the laundry department that practically eliminates the need for detergent and reduces water consumption. Barton Creek offers 43,000 square feet of meeting space.