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CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Most hotel electronic door lock systems utilize plastic keycards made primarily of polyvinyl chloride. The majority of these cards eventually find their way into our landfills. Believing that this situation was environmentally unacceptable, Cadmus Whitehall Group has created a new keycard alternative.
CLEVELAND, OHIO—Hasek Communications, the Cleveland, Ohio-based publisher of Green Lodging News, welcomes Roos International Ltd. as a Green Product Directory partner. Roos is the maker of EnVision, a wallcovering that performs like vinyl and looks like vinyl, but is an alternative to vinyl.
HIGHLAND PARK, ILL.—Hotels looking to go “green” have typically been at a loss to find attractive recycling containers for their high profile areas. T2 Site Amenities is bridging that gap by introducing a wide array of upscale recycling solutions from an assortment of top manufacturers.
CLEVELAND, OHIO—Hasek Communications, the Cleveland, Ohio-based publisher of Green Lodging News, welcomes Harris Pillow as a sponsor. Harris Pillow Supply is a family-owned business that has specialized in manufacturing high-end pillows for quality conscious customers in the hotel and motel industry since 1958.
CLEVELAND, OHIO—Green Lodging News welcomes Simmons Bedding Co. as a sponsor. Simmons is the maker of the EverNU™ Top. The EverNU™ removable top allows hotels to maintain the original comfort of a bed for the life of the mattress by replacing the top upholstery layers.
KENNESAW, GA.—The Mohawk Group announced that the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) National Furniture Center (NFC) honored the global flooring manufacturer for the second time in four years with the coveted 2007 Evergreen Award.
WINCHESTER, VA.—Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) introduces its new Deluxe Paneled Carts—making waste and linen management smart and stylish. With faux mahogany finished doors and panels, the Rubbermaid Deluxe Paneled Carts feature ergonomic handles which help reduce worker strain.
ATLANTA—Georgia-Pacific Food Services Solutions announces the latest addition to its product line of Dixie Insulair insulated paper cups—the new Interlude design. The new look of Interlude combines vibrant musical accents and warm red and gold hues.
NATIONAL REPORT—Discarded mattresses can take up a significant amount of landfill space, do not degrade well, and can create a dangerous “soft spot” in a landfill, according to Terry McDonald, executive director of the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County (SVDP), located in Eugene, Oregon. That’s why SVDP created its DR3 mattress recycling program. DR3 stands for “divert, reduce, reuse, recycle.” The program’s centerpiece is a 26,000-square-foot mattress recycling facility in Oakland, Calif., that serves Alameda and San Francisco counties and seven surrounding counties.
SEATTLE—After eating an evening meal of fish and chips, tourists in Juneau who retire for the night at the Westmark Baranof Hotel may find themselves warming their toes in a room partially heated by the oil used to cook their food. The Baranof collects the town’s used vegetable oil to help heat the hotel. Environmental benefits from using vegetable oil include releasing fewer pollutants into the air, recycling of carbon already in the system and a reduction in carbon output. In addition, businesses in Juneau have found a reliable way to dispose of unwanted cooking oil without running afoul of regulations.
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