Archives of Sustainable Hospitality

How to Go Green by Outsourcing Hotel Laundry Service

Sustainability is no longer a buzzword for hotels and resorts. But concentrating too many resources on conservation and energy efficiency can quickly put managers and owners into the business of the environment, instead of the business of hospitality. 

Do’s and Dont’s for Hotel Cleaning Products

You make about a million decisions every day, so simplifying as many of them as possible is key, starting with your hotel cleaning products. Taking the guesswork out of choosing and handling products will go a long way toward making linen laundry a seamless part of hotel operations. With simplifying things in mind, here are […]

What is Tunnel Washer Technology?

For a large-scale, eco-friendly commercial laundry service, tunnel washer technology is a game changer. Tunnel washers launder using less water, less energy and fewer resources than conventional machines. That’s great, you may be thinking, but what is it? Here’s a quick overview of what tunnel washer technology is and why so many commercial linen services […]

Give Your Hotel Housekeeping Checklist Green Highlights

Your hotel housekeeping checklist is an important tool for both your hospitality training program and ongoing operations, and it can be a key supporting player in your eco-friendly efforts. Adding steps based on sustainability to your checklist ensures that staff are putting your program into practice and making an impact on your property’s carbon footprint. […]

Turn Your Hospitality Training Program Green

So much of your property’s success relies on a strong hospitality training program, and that includes your efforts to be environmentally friendly. Staff, along with guests, will implement your eco-friendly strategies, so it’s important that they’re clear on both what you need them to do and why. Here are some tips to turn your hospitality […]

6 Key Elements of a Green Hospitality Laundry Service

Partnering with a green hospitality laundry service has benefits across the board: for your property’s management, staff, guests, as well as the environment. You’ll save time, resources, water, electricity and – last, but not least – money. And you can do it all without sacrificing the quality and high standards that your guests have come […]

Best Practices for Sustainable Hospitality from Florida’s Green Lodging Program

Sustainable hospitality is quickly becoming the norm rather than the exception in the industry, and thanks to efforts by the world’s largest hotel chains and environmental design organizations, there is no shortage of resources and certifications available. In the great state of Florida, the Department of Environmental Protections’ Green Lodging Program “recognizes lodging facilities that […]

10 Design Tips from Green Hotels

Green hotels, in addition to being eco-friendly havens, can also be showcases for the design innovations that can be achieved with sustainable materials. When it comes to environmentally friendly design, it’s the materials that matter, from energy efficient chandeliers to sustainably sourced flooring. The world’s most eco-friendly hospitality properties, both new and refurbished, are leading […]

Top 12 Trends for Green Hotels in 2017

  For green hotels, and hotels looking to become more green, the eco-friendly options are seemingly endless. From rooftop gardens, to edible landscaping and everything in between, there is no shortage of innovative ideas for reducing the industry’s environmental impact. (pictured: PARKROYAL Hotel in  Singapore. Named Hotel of the Year by World Architecture News in […]