Method for Quantifying Environmental Indicators of Selected Leisure Activities in the United States


EPA is pleased to present this study, the first of its kind to develop environmental indicators for the many industries that comprise the tourism and recreation sector. Historically, EPA has not focused a great deal of its effort either on the service sector or on tourism and recreation industries. This report establishes a foundation of knowledge with the hope of promoting constructive dialogue and innovative solutions to advance environmentally sustainable travel, tourism, and recreation.


100 pages; available for download at the link below.


environmental impact, recreation, environmental protection