SAN FRANCISCO—Kure Products is launching into the hotel shower dispenser market just as California Assembly Bill No. 1162 makes progress toward banning small amenity bottles from hotel rooms by 2023. Following the lead of Santa Cruz County, California law makers intent on reducing plastics have focused on single-use bottles of bath products as more than 500,000 amenity bottles end up in North American landfills every day. By switching from small bottles to bulk amenity dispensers, a 100-room hotel can save more than 1,000 pounds of plastic every year.
Catering to luxury hoteliers and discerning guests, Kure dispensers stand out for their sophisticated look and ease of use. Most competing dispensers still house plastic bottles that are bad for the environment and degrade over time, while Kure’s sleek metal vessels are more sustainable and ergonomic for both guests and housekeepers. Francine Talmadge, GM at Hideaway Santa Barbara, a recent customer, agrees, “The Kure dispensers are a dream. Easy to use, easy to clean, easy to refill. And so stylish. I love them.”
Founders Jan McDougal and Cindi Frame started Kure because luxury properties that wanted to do the right thing and support the environment by converting to dispensers did not have an elegant option that would delight their guests. “We knew we could do so much better than what we were seeing in the market—and after a thoughtful two year R&D process where we collected input from guests, housekeeping staff and hotel managers, we’ve engineered and piloted a dispenser that is more sustainable, more elegant and more functional,” said McDougal. “Now that hotels are looking to transition to dispensers, they have an option that their guests and housekeepers will love and that they can fully customize to support their luxury brands.”
- Sleek stand-alone aluminum and stainless design; no plastic bottles.
- Fully customizable digital printing; Stock designs also available.
- Easy to open, tamper-proof lid.
- Hygienic internal pump that does not get exposed to germs when refilling.
- Height: 11.125″, Diameter: 2.5″.
- Volume: 12 ounces.