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Archive for the ‘Waste Management’ Category

BELLEVUE, WASH.—Republic Services announced the addition of 14 new compressed natural gas (CNG) solid waste and recycling trucks to serve customers throughout the greater Puget Sound area. This addition brings the total number of CNG trucks operated by Republic in the area to 109. The new CNG trucks replace older diesel-powered trucks, and represent a significant local investment in cleaner, safer and more efficient vehicles.
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ROCKVILLE, MD.—The UnWallpaper Company introduces Rollerwall, an alternative to wallpaper. The tool consists of a roller having a pattern embossed on the surface. Paint is transferred from a foam roller to the pattern roller which transfers the design to the wall. The design can also be applied to floors, ceilings, furniture, fabrics, curtains, drapes, lamp shades, sheets, tablecloths, indoors, outdoors, even garage doors. It even works on cinder block and textured walls which cannot be wallpapered.
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HIGHLANDS RANCH, COLO.—It’s no secret that eco-friendly initiatives and sustainability efforts are the core of adoba ecotel’s existence. The brand aims to not only continue internal efforts to reduce their carbon footprint but also continue to expand on these initiatives and grow their campaigns and eco-friendly programs even further. This desire to continue to grow and evolve has led the adoba ecotel team to a new partnership with Refresh Glass, a unique company that creates glassware and art pieces from recycled wine bottles.
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TAMPA, FLA.—Hasek Communications, the Tampa, Fla.-based publisher of Green Lodging News, welcomes ILLI America as a Green Product & Service Directory partner. ILLI America is the provider of the modern ILLI Cartridge Dispensing unit. Created as a solution to help reduce the 8 billion plastic amenity bottles thrown away annually as well the labor and cost associated with refillable dispensers, the ILLI provides a maintenance free platform for the tenure of the ILLI while reducing plastic amenity waste by 90 percent.
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MORGANVILLE, N.J.—RoomService Amenities has added Natüra Nü to its personal care collection. It was inspired by clinical skin care products and designed to appeal to a wide range of guests. Neutral blues and grays are combined with white in the simple and clean style.
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ATLANTA—Simmons Hospitality Bedding, a division of Simmons Bedding Co., recently announced the latest addition to its hospitality product lineup—Beautyrest Black. It combines advanced sleep technology with luxurious comfort.
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FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA.—On the heels of the January 2014 completion of its wind turbine energy savings program, Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort has installed an EnviroPure Food Waste Disposal System. The system is a self-contained, continual-feed, organic waste disposal system designed to convert food waste into water on-site.
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UPLAND, CALIF.—As part of its mission to provide profitable solutions to the lodging industry that enhance, promote and preserve the environment, Green Suites Hotel Solutions has announced a newly formed partnership with Saint Francis Organics. The partnership will enable hotels to affordably offer their guests high quality organic personal care products site-wide, from guestroom, to the spa and gift shop, while dramatically reducing environmental impact.
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TAMPA, FLA.—Hasek Communications, the Tampa, Fla.-based publisher of Green Lodging News, welcomes Global Sustainability Solutions (GSS) as a Green Product & Service Directory partner. GSS is a woman owned and operated recycling business committed to providing economical and environmental solutions for the hospitality market. GSS offers cost efficient solutions for reuse of end of life materials through customized recycling programs for mattresses, TVs, small appliances and carpet.
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CHICAGO—Green Seal, an independent nonprofit providing sustainability certification for products and services, launched a new sustainability standard for restaurants and food services in conjunction with The Green Chicago Restaurant Coalition and The Rosenthal Group.
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