Month: August 2015

This week we’re finishing up our investigation into 3 major areas hotel owners can save money with earth-friendly practices. We’ve covered water and energy conservation in greater detail, and now we’ll discuss the category of material waste, which comprises many opportunities to save. According to CalRecycle, hotels in California alone produce an estimated 600,000 tons

This week we’re continuing our investigation into how hoteliers can get more green by going green. Last week we jumped into the deep end of water conservation, and this week we’re tackling the hot topic of energy conservation. There’s no way around it–operating 24/7, all year round uses up a lot of energy. But that

In our last post we discussed three major areas where hotel owners can save money and the earth’s natural resources at the same time. Those areas included water and power conservation along with reducing material waste. Considering the current importance of water conservation with drought and looming shortages, this week we’ll dive deeper into the

Reduce, reuse, recycle. It’s a phrase we’re all well-acquainted with, and for good reason. The earth’s natural resources that we depend upon are finite, so the advice is simply to use them wisely. Even if you don’t consider yourself an eco-focused person, it just makes good practical sense to be resourceful–whether it’s in vogue or