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With thousands of announcements each year regarding new green products and services, it is important to have one “go to” news source. Green Lodging News includes product news and much more. Got news to share? Contact Glenn Hasek, Green Lodging News, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or contact him by e-mail at: editor@greenlodgingnews.com. Articles posted in the Vendor News section are press releases submitted by vendors and/or their public relations representatives. They are occasionally written by the editor.

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With thousands of announcements each year regarding new green products and services, it is important to have one “go to” news source. Green Lodging News includes product news and much more. Got news to share? Contact Glenn Hasek, Green Lodging News, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or contact him by e-mail at: editor@greenlodgingnews.com. Articles posted in the Vendor News section are press releases submitted by vendors and/or their public relations representatives. They are occasionally written by the editor.

ITW Earns 2019 Energy Star Partner of the Year Award

GLENVIEW, ILL.—For the 12th consecutive year, ITW Food Equipment Group has earned the nation’s highest honor for energy efficiency. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it has awarded ITW Food Equipment Group its Energy Star Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence Award for 2019. By maintaining a focus on energy savings and efficiency in the manufacturing of food equipment from its family of premium brands—Hobart, Baxter, Traulsen, Vulcan, Wolf, Stero and Wittco to name a few—ITW Food Equipment Group has earned Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence awards since 2010, as well as Energy Star Partner of the...

PROOF Launches Sprayless Treatment for Bed Bugs

VANCOUVER, B.C.—PROOF by Terramera launched a new plant-based consumer pest control product: PROOF Bed Bug Nest Killer. This product features PROOF Vapor Pad which is an easy-to-use, sprayless treatment that penetrates deep using plant-based vapor action to kill bed bugs, their eggs and nests. Powered by Terramera’s patented Actigate Targeted Performance Technology, PROOF Vapor Pad is 100 percent effective, allowing users to treat for bed bugs in as little as 48 hours. Unlike sprays, PROOF Vapor Pad penetrates deep into the cracks and crevices of items that can’t be laundered such as suitcases, electronics, books, luggage, clutter, furniture, beds and more. “Bedbug infestations are...

Native Trails Earns B Corp Certification

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIF.—Native Trails, a premier artisan-crafted kitchen and bathroom brand that makes a grand visual impression with a small ecological footprint, announced its commitment to using business as a force for the greater good, with the announcement of its recent B Corporation Certification. Held to the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability, B Corp brands are accelerating a global cultural shift to redefine success in business and build a more inclusive and sustainable economy. Working toward reducing inequality, lowering levels of poverty, creating a healthier environment, building stronger communities, and creating more high-quality...

PEG Earns 2019 Energy Star Partner of the Year Award

FAIRFAX, VA.—PEG announced that it received the 2019 Energy Star Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to Energy Star. PEG’s accomplishments were recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 11, 2019. “I applaud the 2019 Energy Star Award Winners,” said EPA Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation Bill Wehrum. “Their innovation and leadership enhance America’s economic competitiveness. Reducing costly energy waste improves air quality and public health while protecting the environment.” The highest honor among Energy Star Awards is the Energy Star Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence...

Miller Lighting Strengthens Corn Lights, LED Paddle Product Lines

PHOENIX—Miller O.E.M. Supplies Inc./Miller Lighting Products, a supplier of lighting and electrical components and accessories, has strengthened its LED Corn lights and LED paddle product line with the latest higher lumen retrofit line. The company’s LED products have higher lumens—they can offer 2500K soft white light up to 10,000 Kelvin Cool white. “Our lumens are 33 percent to 45 percent higher output than most on the market,” says the company’s Gil Miller. The LED products can be used in flood lights, light lantern fixtures, post top fixtures, bollards, wall packs, high bays, shoeboxes, and garage light canopy fixtures. A five year...

SG Blocks, Arizona Investissements Partner to Build Mobile Hotel Units

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, N.Y.—SG Blocks, Inc., a leading designer, fabricator and innovator of container-based structures, and Luxembourg-based real estate developer’s U.S. affiliate Arizona Investissements US LLC., have executed an agreement to construct a prototype for mobile hospitality units. When fully completed, the total project revenue is estimated to be approximately $4.0 million. The total order, expected to be almost 50 proprietary production units, will be delivered to an initial location in Hudson Valley, N.Y., where Arizona Investissements recently acquired the Twin Lakes Resort through one of its subsidiaries. This 55-acre estate is...

Micron Waste to Commercialize Organivore System for Food Waste

VANCOUVER, B.C.—Micron Waste Technologies Inc., a leading developer of waste treatment systems for food and cannabis waste, announced an expanded collaboration with BC Research Inc. (BCRI) to facilitate rapid commercialization of the company’s second-generation food waste processing system. The new Organivore 2.0, designed for on-site waste processing for commercial producers of food waste, including supermarkets and food processors, producers and distributors, will combine new innovations developed for the Cannavore system, which Micron and BCRI purpose-built for the cannabis industry. Micron and BCRI will now rapidly install new technologies and applications into the Organivore 2.0, with market readiness anticipated in the second half of this year. A Clean Tech Solution...

Food Freshness Card Wins 2019 Gold Edison Award

NEW YORK—Nature’s Natural Solutions has announced that the Food Freshness Card has won the Gold Medal in the 2019 Edison Awards in the Food Tech Solutions. The award is the latest in a long list of awards and accolades the product has won since its launch just a few years ago. Father and son team, Rick and RJ Hassler, developed and patented the Food Freshness Card. They joined hundreds of senior executives from some of the world’s most recognized companies, including IBM, to acknowledge the hard work and commitment of all the 2019 Edison Award winners at an April 4 event at The...

Eco-Products Unveils Line of Sugarcane Compostable Plates, Containers

BOULDER, COLO.—Eco-Products announced a groundbreaking new line of molded fiber plates and containers. Vanguard, made from sugarcane, microwave friendly, and effective in both hot and cold applications, is also water and grease resistant. It has been designed to meet the requirements of the Biodegradable Product Institute for compostability certification that will go into effect on January 1, 2020. “Our goal has always been to provide a breadth of options for foodservice operators looking for environmentally preferable packaging,” said Sarah Martinez, Director of Marketing for Eco-Products. “The Vanguard line of products is another proud addition to our offering.” The Vanguard line uses proprietary alternative compounds to achieve grease-resistance performance. Creating...

Silver Bullet Water Treatment Names Brad Walsh CEO & President

GOLDEN, COLO.—Silver Bullet Water Treatment, LLC announced that its Board of Directors has chosen Bradley Walsh as the organization’s CEO and board member. Walsh, who previously served as Silver Bullet’s COO and CFO has been an enthusiastic and well trusted leader within Silver Bullet since he joined the company. Walsh is a senior executive with verifiable success achieving revenue, profit, and business growth objectives in start-up, turnaround, and rapid-change environments. He has extensive experience with highly engineered systems, which require deep understanding of critical business drivers in multiple markets and industries. His success building relationships with upper-level decision makers, seizing control of critical problem areas, and delivering on customer commitments...