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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.

PulPac, Two Other Companies Join Forces to Replace Single-Use Plastics

GÖTEBORG, SWEDEN—PulPac, PA Consulting (PA) and Seismic Solutions announced a new global partnership to replace single-use plastics with a sustainable, affordable alternative. PulPac, the inventors behind the novel Dry Molded Fiber technology will work with PA to develop a wide range of technical and commercial applications and scale up the manufacturing process. Seismic Solutions, the business development consultancy, will introduce PulPac to its extensive network of brand owners and manufacturers in North America. PulPac’s “Dry Molded Fiber” is a patented manufacturing technology for the circular economy—using renewable pulp and cellulose resources to produce low cost, high performance, fiber-based packaging, and...

Tide Announces Broad Range of New Sustainability Goals

CINCINNATI—Tide announced its 2030 Ambition, a set of broad-reaching sustainability and purpose-driven commitments, spanning Tide’s full United States and Canadian supply chain and community initiatives. Tide is reinventing clean on its journey to decarbonize laundry at every step—from design, manufacturing and distribution to consumer use and end of life. To make this goal a reality, the brand will focus on key areas. In 2020, Tide reduced absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in its direct manufacturing by more than 75 percent annually versus a decade ago and has set a new goal to cut GHG emissions in half at its direct...

ITW Food Equipment Group an Energy Star Partner of the Year

GLENVIEW, ILL.—For the 14th consecutive year, ITW Food Equipment Group announces that it has once again earned the nation’s highest honor for energy efficiency. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy announced that it has awarded ITW Food Equipment Group its Energy Star Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence Award for 2021. By maintaining a focus on energy savings and efficiency in the manufacturing of food equipment from its family of premium brands—Hobart, Traulsen, Vulcan, Wolf, Baxter and Stero—ITW Food Equipment Group has earned Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence awards since 2010, as well as Energy Star Partner of...

Bradley’s New Hand Sanitizer Solutions Improve Hand Hygiene, Save Costs

MENOMONEE FALLS, WIS.—Encourage convenient and easy access to hand hygiene anywhere in facilities with hand sanitizer dispensers and stands by Bradley Corp., an industry leader in hand hygiene products for 100 years. Touchless, durable and cost-effective, these stainless steel hand sanitizer dispensers provide reliable access to hand sanitizer within high interaction areas. With its sleek and professional design, Bradley’s commercial-grade santizer dispensers are perfect for locations throughout buildings, workplaces, outside of restrooms, near doorways and stairwells, lobbies, cafeterias, and more. In areas where a wall or counter is not present, Bradley’s 6A20 dispenser stand provides a strong sturdy freestanding solution. It...

Carbon Lighthouse Introduces New IAQ Solution

SAN FRANCISCO—Carbon Lighthouse, a cleantech leader focused on revenue-generating ESG solutions for commercial real estate (CRE), released its new Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) solution, the only IAQ solution that shows real-time IAQ metrics for a building through a simple, occupant-facing app. The IAQ app is purpose-built to increase consumer confidence, such as when a tenant is considering their leasing options, an employee is reentering their workspace, or when a guest is booking a hotel. Today’s consumers have emerged from the early days of the pandemic knowing far more about healthy air than they did a year ago. A recent survey of 1,000 U.S. consumers...

Amglo’s Xenon Pulse Lighting Gaining Traction as Virus Killer

BENSENVILLE, ILL.—Amglo, a leading manufacturer of specialty lamps since 1935, manufactures technology that is at the forefront of safe, sustainable and powerful disinfection: xenon pulse lighting. As awareness of pathogens around the world has sharply risen due to the pandemic, facility leaders are seeking reliable and safe methods to quickly destroy pathogens of all types. Xenon pulse is gaining traction as an effective way to kill viruses and bacteria and can be used safely in many buildings like office complexes, schools, hotels, museums, healthcare centers and other facilities. “We originally built these lamps for applications like aircraft lighting, but now...

LG Air Conditioning Technologies Debuts Connectivity Suite

ALPHARETTA, GA.—LG Air Conditioning Technologies USA has unveiled a Connectivity Suite with new integration capabilities that offers hoteliers and building owners the flexibility to use their preferred hotel thermostat brand when installing LG Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) systems. This enables direct, seamless integration of data with control options that are compatible with LG’s award-winning HVAC systems. Expanding integration to the most preferred hospitality thermostats available, LG delivers a control solution that is compatible with the company’s highly efficient VRF systems. LG’s industry leading VRF technology minimizes efficiency losses, provides sustainable energy savings, and offers flexible design options, along with the...

Green Lodging News Adds Meyers to Product & Service Directory

ODESSA, FLA.—Green Lodging News has added Meyers to its Green Product & Service Directory in the “Key Cards/RFID” category. The AssureCard is a better RFID hotel key card, offering all the plastic key card’s best features—durability, convenience, and low cost—while minimizing the environmental impact. These eco-friendly key cards are made from renewably sourced paper pulp. According to Meyers, they are so much better for the environment that you could throw them away after each guest visit while still improving your overall sustainability. Meyers is the first major producer of paper gift cards in the United States, manufacturing about 140...

Salvus Handheld Quickly Detects Pathogens & Contaminants

VALDOSTA, GA.—Salvus, part of the CJB family of companies, announced the upcoming commercialization of a novel interferometric platform that provides highly accurate detection of contaminants or pathogens in many industries. Applicable in human and animal health, agriculture, water quality management, food processing and the chemical and transportation industries, Salvus detection technology features handheld detection in minutes with extreme specificity and at parts per trillion accuracy in many applications. The platform is proven to detect SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, with sensitivity and specificity comparable to molecular tests, as well as dozens of other potentially dangerous pathogens and chemical...

TOMbag is Sustainable Alternative to Single-Use Plastic Bin Liners

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA—TOMbag, an Australian social enterprise brings to the world an innovative and sustainable alternative to single-use plastic garbage bags. Made from discarded plastic bottles, TOMbag reusable garbage bags are 100 percent waterproof, easily washable and extremely durable. TOMbag reusable garbage bags are a perfect and one of a kind solution for the hospitality sector that is moving away from single-use plastics in their fight against climate change and global warming. Sasha Pestano, Co-Founder of TOMbag, explains, “Single-use bin liners fly under the radar of society, but they are one of the major contributors to climate change. Globally, households use...