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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: greenlodgingnews@gmail.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: greenlodgingnews@gmail.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.

Cintas Named to Newsweek’s America’s Most Responsible Companies List

CINCINNATI—Cintas Corp. has again been honored as one of Newsweek’s America’s Most Responsible Companies. In its announcement of its 2023 America’s Most Responsible Companies list, Newsweek noted that its selections are “based on a holistic view of corporate responsibility that considers all three pillars of ESG: environment, social and corporate governance”—to formulate a final “CSR Score” that is used to rank companies. “We’ve built Cintas on the foundation of a sustainable business model since our origins almost one hundred years ago,” said Todd Schneider, Cintas President and CEO. “We have tremendous pride in how we run our business, and all of us...

Baltimore Aircoil Releases First ESG Report

JESSUP, MD.—Baltimore Aircoil Company (BAC), a worldwide leader in cooling solutions for the commercial, manufacturing, and industrial markets, announces the release of its 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report. The ESG Report highlights the key initiatives, accomplishments, and targets necessary to achieve BAC’s vision of reinventing cooling to sustain the world. “We are very proud to publish our inaugural ESG Report where we, as the global leader in evaporative cooling, the most sustainable cooling technology in the market, have an obligation to innovate and lead the industry towards a more sustainable future,” said Don Fetzer, President of BAC. “Our...

Landscape Forms Names Eric Swanson President of Loll Designs

DULUTH, MINN.—Landscape Forms has announced Eric Swanson as the new President of Loll Designs, the award-winning designer and manufacturer of highly sustainable outdoor furniture. Swanson will lead Loll Designs’ Duluth, Minn.-based team with over 22 years in the industry. He joined Landscape Forms, North America’s leading designer and manufacturer of high-design site furniture, structure, LED lighting, and accessories, in 2003 as a Business Development Representative. Over the next two decades he demonstrated excellence in driving business growth, contributing significantly to Landscape Forms’ $185M business, and rising to the position of Vice President of Sales. Swanson has also been integral in the transition...

Wellness Management in Hospitality and Tourism Book Released

ORLANDO, FLA.—The global wellness industry is currently valued at $4.4 trillion and wellness in hospitality and tourism is one of the fastest-growing travel segments. After the devastating onset of Covid-19, the importance of health, wellness and well-being topics has increased and many educational institutions, industries, organizations and academics are paying more attention to these subjects. As new academic courses and certificate programs commence, the problem of resources arises. For that reason, this book was written to support the global wellness industry, as well as students and instructors in schools and institutions that offer health, wellness and well-being-related courses. The first edition...

TurnOnGreen Selected as Endorsed EV Charger Supplier by Best Western

MILPITAS, CALIF.—Imperalis Holding Corp., to be renamed TurnOnGreen, Inc., announced that it has been selected by Best Western Hotels & Resorts to be an endorsed supplier of electric vehicle (EV) charging systems for their North American properties. Under the agreement, TurnOnGreen will collaborate with Best Western to provide member hotels and resorts in the U.S. and Canada with TurnOnGreen’s affordable and flexible EV charging solutions, including the EV700 and the EVP700. “We are thrilled to be an endorsed supplier of Best Western and look forward to supporting Best Western locations across North America as they build their EV charging infrastructure,” said Marcus Charuvastra, the...

Georgia-Pacific Wins Innovation Award for Juno Technology

ATLANTA—Georgia-Pacific has been recognized with an Innovation in Sustainability award for Juno Technology. The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) announced its Better Practices, Better Planet 2030 Sustainability Award winners, recognizing exemplary sustainability programs and initiatives in the paper and wood products manufacturing industry. “This is the first year we are presenting awards in alignment with our new Better Practices, Better Planet 2030 sustainability goals and statement of principles on diversity, equity, and inclusion,” said AF&PA President and CEO Heidi Brock. “It is exciting to see examples of these goals in action.” Juno Technology is Georgia-Pacific’s breakthrough solution to waste...

Green Lodging News Adds World Amenities as Founding Sponsor

ODESSA, FLA.—Green Lodging News has added World Amenities as a Founding Sponsor at the Bronze level. Founded in 2015, World Amenities, an Inc. 5000 company, is a trusted leading global manufacturer of environmentally friendly, recyclable, and biodegradable quality luxe skincare-based brands, custom amenities, bulk liquids, dispensers, and necessities. It brings over 20 years of experience in the innovation, production, and distribution of advanced skincare and cosmetic brands to more than 70 global markets in 40,000 plus hotels, salons, spas, and medical and educational sites. World Amenities has five distribution centers and uniquely designs, formulates, customizes, and manufactures each personal care...

EV Mobility, Hotel 1000 Seattle Sign Agreement to Deploy Electric Vehicles

LOS ANGELES—EV Mobility, LLC., the leading all-electric vehicle car-sharing platform and Hotel 1000 Seattle, announced that they have signed an agreement to deploy electric vehicles (EVs) for hotel guests. Hotel 1000 is a gateway to an immersive Seattle experience and is ideally located next to major downtown attractions, including the iconic Pike Place Market, Space Needle, and the newly enhanced waterfront. Smart, modern design in the 120 large guestrooms and suites are enhanced with luxury amenities, which will now include two Model 3 Teslas on-demand at the property. “Having electric vehicles as a hotel amenity, through EV Mobility, adds value to...

Travel Sustainable Program Expands Across Booking Holdings Brands

NORWALK, CONN.—Booking Holdings, a leading provider of online travel and related services, announced the expansion of its Travel Sustainable program to relevant brands across the Booking Holdings family. The news marks the company’s delivery on its commitment to launch its first-of-its-kind program for accommodations enterprise-wide by the end of 2023. Travel Sustainable provides credible information on impactful sustainability efforts taken by properties worldwide and gives travelers a transparent, consistent and easy-to-understand way to identify a wider range of more sustainable stays, no matter where they want to travel. The aim of the program is to give visibility to accommodations that...

WinCup Releases New phade Sustainable Boba Straws

STONE MOUNTAIN, GA.—Eco-minded boba tea enthusiasts nationwide are now able to enjoy their favorite beverage without using a straw that harms the environment. WinCup, Inc., the manufacturer of phade, the world’s first marine biodegradable, home and industrial compostable Caribbean blue drinking straw, has released a new bubble tea-sized straw for boba, smoothie and milkshake drinkers. The boba straw’s wider size is more suitable for thicker liquids while incorporating phade’s superior sustainable technology. Made with PHA (polyhydroxyalkanoate), a meaningful new biopolymer derived from the fermentation of canola oil, phade straws maintain the feel and user experience of traditional plastic straws but will safely...