Archive for the ‘Waste Management’ Category
August 7, 2013 @ 8:14 pm
TROY, N.Y.—Audubon International announced it has partnered with Clean the World, a nonprofit organization that recycles soap and bottled amenities from the hospitality industry and distributes them in needed areas throughout the world. Audubon International is offering a 10 percent discount on its Green Lodging Program annual membership fee for hospitality properties enrolled in the Clean the World program.
July 29, 2013 @ 8:23 pm
LISLE, ILL.—Air Cycle Corp. has unveiled Viking Pure, an electrolyzed water technology that allows organizations of all varieties to create their own non-toxic cleaning and sanitizing solutions on-site, in real-time and for a fraction of the cost of traditional cleaning and sanitizing chemicals. This is done using water, a little salt, and a small charge of electricity.
July 23, 2013 @ 8:09 pm
CHICAGO—Top officials from Protect-A-Bed, a leading provider of bedding protection products, announced the company has appointed four new distributors. Protect-A-Bed has named Advance Foam Limited (Barbados, Cayman Islands, Jamaica, Tobago and Trinidad), Matsushita Greatwall Corp. (Singapore) and Valmar Export Group (Columbia) as sole distributors of Protect-A-Bed products in their respective countries.
July 17, 2013 @ 7:17 pm
WATERFORD, N.Y.—Cascades Tissue Group today announced that the company’s Cascades Moka 100 percent recycled unbleached bathroom tissue has been honored with a first place finish in Green Manufacturer magazine’s 2013 Green Manufacturer’s Innovation Awards. The panel of judges praised Cascades for the product’s “outstanding features” and commitment to sustainability, as well as its low environmental impact compared to similar, traditional products.
July 9, 2013 @ 9:57 pm
ALPHARETTA, GA.—The Refinishing Touch, a leader in on-site environmentally safe and sustainable furniture refinishing and re-upholstering for private and public organizations, has completed a large-scale renovation project at the Candlewood Suites in Killeen, Texas. The Refinishing Touch re-upholstered 68 lounge seats, 63 desk chairs and seven side chairs using eco-friendly Embrace recycled leather, the latest addition to the company’s Touch Textiles commercial fabric division.
June 24, 2013 @ 8:04 pm
SAINT CHARLES, MO.—America’s hotels and spas could save $176 million annually by switching from packaged amenities to attractive, efficient dispensers. And that’s just the impact on the bottom line. According to Ray Burger, CEO of Pineapple Hospitality, the effect on the environment in terms of cutting waste, pollution and carbon footprint is even more profound. Pineapple Hospitality has teamed with Pharmacopia to provide an attractive and more sustainable alternative to conventional hotel bathroom amenities.
June 20, 2013 @ 10:38 pm
DESTIN, FLA.—After a fire ravaged the outdoor space at the Hilton SanDestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa, the resort looked to MoistureShield composite decking to create an expansive new 17,000 square foot multi-purpose deck. The new deck leaves the Gulf Coast views unobstructed for hotel guests to enjoy, while preserving beachfront habitat.
SAN DIEGO—Cali Bamboo, a leading manufacturer of green building materials for residential and commercial projects made primarily from bamboo, announced its first GreenClaimed flooring line created from cork, another highly renewable and recycled material.
June 13, 2013 @ 7:16 pm
IRVING, TEXAS—Darling International Inc. and Griffin Industries LLC recently announced the launch of DAR PRO Solutions, A Darling/Griffin Brand. DAR PRO Solutions was an exhibitor at the recent National Restaurant Association Show offering premium recycling services to the food service and restaurant industries in all 50 states, repurposing inedible meat and cooking oil by-products.
June 12, 2013 @ 7:22 pm
SYOSSET, N.Y.—Emerald Brand, a leader in environmentally friendly facility, break room and disposable products for hotels and offices, and WNW Hospitality announced that they are proactively working together to reduce the environmental impact of traveling, by partnering to supply tissue and paper products made from rapidly renewable materials for WNW’s Woodbury, N.Y.; Fort Lee, N.J.; and Boston hotels.