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Marriott Marquis using urban bee hives for honey

Video Credit: ABC 10 News | San Diego - Duration: 02:38s - Published
Marriott Marquis using urban bee hives for honey

Marriott Marquis using urban bee hives for honey

The Marriott Marquis has a colony of 300,000 bees living on its roof.

It uses them as a way to harvest honey for the restaurant and bar and also to help the hotel be more environmentally friendly.

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DOWNTOWN HAS AHUGE BEE HIVE ONTHE ROOF... ANDTHAT'S EXACTLYWHAT THEY WANT.10NEWS REPORTERJARED AARONS ISIN THE LIVECENTER... JARED...THEY'RE PART OFTHE TREND OFURBANBEEKEEPING.YEAH... WE'VEHEARD OF PEOPLEHOSTING HIVES INTHEIR BACK YARD.THE MARRIOTTMARQUIS TOOK ITONE BIG STEPFURTHER... ANDUSING THE HONEYIN THEIRRESTAURANT ANDBAR.IT'S PART OF THEIREFFORT TO GOGREEN... AND BEEEELOCAL.FULL DISCLOSURE...I GOT STUNG...ONCE... ON MYNOSE.

I'M ALRIGHT.THE HOTEL SAYSTHE BEES RARELYBOTHER GUESTS...THEY STICK TOTHEIR HIVES ORTHEY'RE OFFLOOKING FORFLOWERS IN PARKSAND GARDENSAROUND THE CITY.IN THE LIVECENTER... JAREDAARONS, 10NEWS.A NEW SURVEYFIND THAT SOMEAMERICANS AREN'T




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