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Cooking, cooling, washing and drying all consume large amounts of energy and water. By simply using Energy Star-qualified equipment, a hotel operator can sharply reduce resource consumption. Got news or a story idea to share? Contact Glenn Hasek, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or by e-mail at: editor@greenlodgingnews.com.

Kitchen & Laundry

Home Kitchen & Laundry
Cooking, cooling, washing and drying all consume large amounts of energy and water. By simply using Energy Star-qualified equipment, a hotel operator can sharply reduce resource consumption. Got news or a story idea to share? Contact Glenn Hasek, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or by e-mail at: editor@greenlodgingnews.com.

Midwest Marriotts Engage in Eco-friendly Initiatives

CHICAGO—Marriott Hotels in the Midwest are committed to doing their part in helping the environment by engaging in trending eco-friendly initiatives. These actions span past the hotel guestroom and are incorporated into the property’s meeting spaces and food and beverage outlets, further creating an all-encompassing movement within the hotel to make changes that better the environment. From Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown’s Executive Chef Ross Reed utilizing fresh honey from his rooftop garden in his menus to The Westin Edina Galleria and The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland putting a focus on clean meetings by emphasizing the use of linen-less tables in their event...

NRA Honors Hobart FT1000e Flight-Type Washer with Innovation Award

TROY, OHIO—Advancements in energy and resource savings have earned Hobart’s newest and most advanced flight type dishwasher a prestigious Kitchen Innovations 2019 Award presented by the National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show. The Hobart FT1000e Low Energy Series dishwasher is among 25 products selected in 2019 as part of the National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show’s 15th annual Kitchen Innovation Awards. Built for high volume operations, the FT1000e’s technology was redesigned to reduce energy use and connected amp load requirements. It offers the industry’s lowest total cost of ownership, saving operators thousands of dollars in energy costs annually for greater...

Dometic Introduces New Hotel Refrigerators at HD Expo

ELKHART, IND.—Dometic’s new CL480 series refrigerators are ideal for hotels that do not provide stocked minibars, but rather want to provide the convenience of a spacious refrigerator to their guests. Available in a glass door for easy viewing of the contents or a black, stainless steel solid door that matches modern and stylish decor, the CL480 Series has features that set it apart from other hotel refrigerators currently on the market. All models of hotel refrigerators in the CL480 series have interior LED lights, tempered glass shelving that is easy to clean and stronger than regular glass, and automatic defrost, which...

VITO AG Introduces X-Series to United States

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, ILL.—The VITO X-Series—the first patented vacuum filtration system in hospitality—is now available. “The industry needed a filtration solution for restaurants serving a high volume of fried dishes, food productions with larger fryers or catering operations requiring a time efficient and convenient way to filter their frying oil,” says Andreas Schmidt, CEO of VITO AG, Germany. “We at VITO decided to fill this void by manufacturing the first ever vacuum filtration system called the X-Series. We are proud to announce the availability also in the United States.” The X-Series works based on a simple principle with a focus on...

Green Lodging News Welcomes TQ Industries Hotel Carts to Directory

ODESSA, FLA.—Green Lodging News welcomes TQ Industries Hotel Carts Manufacturing and Sales to its Green Product & Service Directory in the “Carts/Housekeeping/Laundry/Luggage” category. There is no plastic involved with TQ Hotel carts. All models are manufactured from 30 percent post-consumer aluminum. Manufacturing from aluminum enables TQ to create an extremely durable product, lightweight to push, capable of being customized and 100 percent recyclable. Models for: room make-up, small “roll into the room” carts, houseman baskets, luggage and custom carts. Thousands of dollars are wasted repairing scratched walls each year. TQ models are equipped with lowered “durable” rolling bumpers that...

CARTS/HOUSEKEEPING/LAUNDRY/LUGGAGE

TQ Industries Hotel Carts Manufacturing and Sales Customizable & 100% Recyclable No plastic involved with TQ Hotel carts. All models are manufactured from 30% post-consumer aluminum. Manufacturing from aluminum enables TQ to create an extremely durable product, lightweight to push, capable of being customized and 100% recyclable. Models for: room make-up, small “roll into the room” carts, houseman baskets, luggage and custom carts. Thousands of dollars are wasted repairing scratched walls each year. TQ models are equipped with lowered “durable” rolling bumpers that prevent damage 100%. Carts are manufactured to your purchase order allowing easy modification in size, interior, or color....

NRA Show to Include Many Green-Focused Sessions

CHICAGO—During this year’s National Restaurant Association Show, operators will find out just how easy it is to be green. Restaurateurs who want to add a dash of sustainability to their operations will have access to tips and tools and best practices on how to accomplish their eco-friendly goals, including reducing food waste, incorporating recycling into back-of-the-house operations or providing more sustainable food options on menus. Here are just a few of the educational offerings at this year’s Show, May 18 to 21, at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago: Nutrition and Sustainability: The Best of Both Worlds on Your Menu Location: Learning...

Hobart Introduces Centerline Food Prep, Warewashing Equipment

TROY, OHIO—Independent restaurants and midsize foodservice operations have a new option in food preparation and warewashing equipment with the introduction of Centerline by Hobart. A new line of kitchen equipment from the industry’s premier food equipment manufacturer, Centerline by Hobart introduces an offering of simple, affordable food preparation and dishwashing equipment for operations that demand quality and reliable performance without the need for advanced technology features or extreme-volume, continuous run-time requirements. “At Hobart, we are inspired by those who are not only passionate about creating great food but are inspired to serve and improve the lives of others through food,” said...

Green Lodging News Welcomes Boxed Water Is Better to Directory

ODESSA, FLA.—Green Lodging News welcomes Boxed Water Is Better™ to its Green Product & Service Directory in the Water/Sustainably Packaged category. Guests want to do all they can to help end the plastic pollution problem. Boxed Water offers award winning pure water in a box that is made from 74 percent sustainable materials (paper). When Boxed Water Is Better customers post pictures on social media, the company will plant two trees in national forests. Boxed Water Is Better has planted 790,000 trees so far. Boxed Water is Better can also help hotels organize events that support sustainability. Visit boxedwaterisbetter.com,...

WATER/SUSTAINABLY PACKAGED

Boxed Water Is Better A Sustainable Alternative to Plastic Water Bottles Guests want to do all they can to help end the plastic pollution problem. Boxed Water offers award winning pure water in a box that is made from 74 percent sustainable materials (paper). We also help you create a memorable experience; when your customers post pictures on social media, we will plant 2 trees in our national forests. We’ve planted 790,000 trees so far. We can also help you organize events that support sustainability. Visit our site at boxedwaterisbetter.com, e-mail us at hello@boxedwaterisbetter.com, or call 1-844-429-3987. Boxed Water Is Better » Email...