Hornblower commended for its green efforts

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A popular tourist attraction in Niagara Falls is getting accolades for its dedication to the environment.

Hornblower Cruises and Events has been awarded a gold certification from Sustainable Tourism 2030.

Some of Hornblower's initiatives include recycling the red ponchos worn onboard the ships, using compostable food packaging and banning plastic straws, and using a cleaner form of biodiesel fuel to run the Niagara Thunder and Niagara Wonder.

Hornblower was previously granted silver recognition in 2017.

Sustainable Tourism 2030 awards certification to tourism operators around the world.