Sustainability Initiatives

We stand on the shoulders of giants. Grand Teton National Park (GRTE) has long advanced environmental stewardship through programs such as the Zero Landfill Initiative, recycling education and outreach programs, and Green Your Visit promotion. Park partners such as the Grand Teton Lodge Company, Signal Mountain Lodge, and the Jackson Hole Airport have joined this effort by developing their own highly impactful sustainability programs. These innovators are now industry leaders and form a collective that prioritizes the stewardship of Grand Teton National Park and the region's iconic landscapes and waterways. Grand Teton Association is proud to be a part of this team advancing sustainability and stewardship in all we do.

Grand Teton Association strives to incorporate sustainability into everything we do; by choosing retail partners who share our same values, products that educate and amplify sustainability messages, and organizational operations that tread lightly on the land.


  • Stays informed around best practice through certification and membership in the RRR Business Leader Program, Teton County's regional green business recognition program
  • Re-uses and recycles all GTA warehouse packaging materials
  • Has never utilized plastic bags. With education and in almost 2 million transactions, visitors have chosen no bag or a reusable bag
  • Prioritizes vendor partners who illustrate sustainable practices in their source material, production, and shipping
  • Events implement zero waste practices
  • Grand Teton Association continues to maintain its carbon neutral status by annually purchasing carbon offsets for all business and employee travel