Home Cleaning & Maintenance

Cleaning & Maintenance

From the housekeeping department to engineering, hotel operators have implemented innovative products and processes to save energy and minimize the impact on the environment. Got news or a story idea to share? Contact Glenn Hasek, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or by e-mail at: editor@greenlodgingnews.com.

Cleaning & Maintenance

Home Cleaning & Maintenance
From the housekeeping department to engineering, hotel operators have implemented innovative products and processes to save energy and minimize the impact on the environment. Got news or a story idea to share? Contact Glenn Hasek, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or by e-mail at: editor@greenlodgingnews.com.

Is Green-Certified Carpet Cleaning for You?

NATIONAL REPORT—Many of us have concerns over how cleaning products are harming us and the environment. The chemicals in cleaning products have been proven to cause serious illnesses such as respiratory disease and cancer. And when these chemicals get rinsed down drains, they move into our ecosystem, where they contaminate and harm plants and animals. For this reason, many homeowners and businesses are using green-certified cleaning products for their daily cleaning needs. These products are sustainable and better for the environment than traditional cleaning products. It is easy for homeowners to control what cleaning products they’re using inside their own...

Quore Bringing Housekeeping & Engineering Solutions to HX

FRANKLIN, TENN.—Quore, an award-winning provider of workforce communication and engineering/housekeeping management technologies, is exhibiting at HX: The Hotel Experience Powered by AAHOA for the first time next week. Attendees visiting Booth 1220 will see innovative cloud-based solutions that help hotels operate more efficiently and improve communications between guests and staff by streamlining housekeeping, guest relations, engineering, and every other aspect of running a hotel. “We are eager to experience HX as a first-time exhibitor and network with hoteliers looking to optimize their operational workflows,” said Richard Bradbury, Quore VP of Strategy and Alliances. “Our customers continually say that implementing Quore...

ROBES & SLIPPERS

Majestic International Majestic International At Majestic International, Hospitality has always been a vital part of our company throughout our 90+ year history. Our mission is to provide quality product and superior personalized service. We are proud to offer the finest robe, towel, and slipper selection designed to meet the needs of our hotel and spa clients around the world. We offer an eco-friendly robe and towel program that requires less detergent, saves 20% in drying time and reduces water consumption by 30%. They are 100% natural and biodegradable yet thick and thirsty and luxurious. Our biodegradable slipper made from jute will...

NanoTouch Materials Announces Support for ESG Initiatives

FOREST, VA.—NanoTouch Materials announced broad support for corporate ESG (environmental, social and governance) initiatives as well as UN SDGs (United Nations sustainable development goals) with their line of self-cleaning surfaces for facilities. One of the main categories of initiatives has to do with health and wellness in the built environment. Commercial real estate owners and investors, along with facility managers and facility services firms, are racing to offer innovative new approaches in this category. “We’re very excited to be able to contribute to these wellness initiatives with products that also positively impact occupant experience,” says NanoTouch Co-founder Dennis Hackemeyer. “Imagine having...

Oxy-Gen Powered Introduces Continuous Odor Control Solution

ATLANTA—Oxy-Gen Powered, a leader in innovative air-freshening and hygiene solutions, is introducing Oxygen-Pro, a programmable and continuous air freshening system that eliminates malodors. Oxygen-Pro allows users to customize the fragrance intensity with various cartridge sizes and settings. The Regular cartridge offers 30-day odor control and the Grande cartridge can be set to 30-, 60- or 90-day scent delivery. The fragrances have no CFCs, propellents, alcohols or allergens, and no added VOCs or solvents. “Many air fresheners simply mask odors and only release scent periodically, either via gels, solids or aerosols,” said Chris Whiting, Executive Vice President—North America, Oxy-Gen Powered. “Our...

Dyson Launches the Airblade 9kJ Hand Dryer

NEW YORK—Today, Dyson launched the Dyson Airblade 9kJ hand dryer. With a completely unique design and cutting-edge technology, the Dyson Airblade 9kJ hand dryer enables people to dry their hands quickly and hygienically, while using low energy and offering an alternative to single-use paper towels. “At Dyson we believe hand drying should be fast, hygienic and responsible in its energy use. We solved many of these problems when we disrupted the industry with the launch of the first Dyson Airblade in 2006,” explains Jake Dyson, Chief Engineer. “We continue to pioneer with the Dyson Airblade 9kJ hand dryer—our latest hand...

EnviroLogik Launches First-to-Market Franchise Opportunity

SARASOTA, FLA.—With communities and businesses becoming more aggressive in their fight against drain and sewage problems caused by FOG (fats, oils and grease) and other organic matter, EnviroLogik, an expert in commercial drain line and odor control solutions, is set to pave the way to stronger, healthier and more conscious city systems. EnviroLogik is positioned to see significant growth as the brand announces the launch of its first-to-market franchise opportunity, with plans to open more than 250 franchise locations by 2025. EnviroLogik uses proprietary, naturally effective products to solve drain and odor issues in commercial spaces, including buildup of fats,...

P&G Named EPA 2019 Safer Choice Partner of the Year

CINCINNATI—Procter & Gamble announced it has been recognized as a 2019 Safer Choice Partner of the Year by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The award recognizes selected products in P&G’s Home Made Simple product portfolio for outstanding achievement in the design, manufacture, selection and use of its dish, fabric and surface cleaning products developed in accordance with EPA Safer Choice criteria. “Today’s consumers demand high-quality products that are safe for their families and the environment,” said Shailesh Jejurikar, CEO of P&G Fabric & Home Care. “We are honored to be recognized as an EPA Safer Choice Partner, providing consumers with...

Legionella Conference 2019: Water Management Programs, Policies, Communication and Regulation Needed to Stem Spread of Legionnaires’ Disease

ANN ARBOR, MICH.—Environmental and public health experts agree that proactive water management plans, stronger policies, collaboration, communication and regulation are needed to stop the rapidly increasing number of Legionnaires’ disease cases and outbreaks. Representatives from public health agencies, water utilities, water industry organizations, regulatory bodies and academia were among 360 international attendees at Legionella Conference 2019, Building Water Systems: The Sustainability and Public Health Nexus, co-hosted by NSF International and the National Environmental Health Association September 11 to 13 in Los Angeles. The conference emphasized the importance of building water management plans and served as an important driver in thought leadership...

Hand Dryers

Excel Dryer Excel Dryer Sets Industry Standard for Clean & Green Excel Dryer’s expanded and enhanced product line features the high-speed, energy-efficient XLERATOR®, XLERATOReco® and ThinAir® Hand Dryers, the first in the industry to receive Environmental Product Declaration certification from UL Environment. Enhanced standard features include adjustable speed and sound controls, adjustable heat settings (high, medium, low and off), an externally visible Service LED and multi-voltage options. Offering the most options and complete line of accessories in the industry, Excel Dryer’s signature products create the most hygienic and best hand drying solution for any restroom environment. Call (888) 998-7704 for more...