Luke Cartin, Vail Resorts’ Senior Mountain Environmental Affairs Manager, plays a vital role in bringing new environmental initiatives to the ski industry. From food waste composting to a 10% company wide energy reduction, his background in mountain operations and engineering has his department constantly growing and innovating the sustainable programs at Vail Resorts. His work has been covered in Newsweek, Outside, The New York Times, and USA Today. Luke regularly speaks at college campuses, as well as environmental events internationally on topics of sustainability, tourism, and travel.
About Vail Resorts Echo (Vail, CO). Through VR Echo’s programs, Vail Resorts connects to the core issues that matter: the vitality of our communities and the conservation of the spectacular natural environments that surround them. Vail Resorts Echo is Environmental Stewardship, Charitable Contributions and Volunteerism.