waste reduction/lower disposal
More eco-friendly and saving money benefits
- http://green.hotelscombined.com/Gyh-The-Business-Case-For-Sustainability.phpuse compacted fluorescence lights
- use linens
- low-flow showers
- local products
- green roofs
- solar panels or other renewable energy sources
- use products that can be reusable and refillable amenities
- ask suppliers to not over package supplies
- buy cleaning supplies in bulks
- donate soaps and tolitaries to shelters
efficient use of energy and water
Lighting one of the largest energy-using system but is easy to reduce the cost. Change lights to fluorescent that gives more light and last longer than regular lights. Many hotels are changing to solar systems for thermal and light power.
Water can save resources and money greatly. Turning your water temperature by 20 degrees, using low-flow shower heads and faucets, and encourages guest to use towels more than once. Dual flush toilets are efficient and can reduce amount of water used and save energy cost.