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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.

TerraCycle Introduces Sound Device to Help Increase Recycling Rates

TRENTON, N.J.—Is there anything more satisfying than the cling! of a bottle or can making its way into a recycling bin? In effort to help organizations and companies alike increase recycling rates and reach their sustainability goals, international recycling leader TerraCycle created ReZound, an easy-to-use device that attaches to recycling bins and encourages recycling through positive audible feedback. The device can be installed in nearly any recycling bin and comes pre-loaded with 20 recycling themed sound clips. Every time a recyclable is placed in the bin, ReZound will play music, a fun sound effect, or encouraging words to make recycling...

eLichens to Unveil Its New Indoor Air Quality Station at CES 2021

SAN FRANCISCO—eLichens will exhibit its latest Indoor Air Quality Station including their own high end NDIR CO2 sensor at the CES 2021, digital event, from January 12 to 13. Other on-screen technologies, all focused on state-of-the-art air quality and gas sensing technologies from eLichens, would include NDIR gas sensors, outdoor pollution monitors, and a new global air quality map offering Air Quality hyper-local data for more than 300 cities around the world. contact info@elichens.com to schedule a meeting or to request a demo. About eLichens Founded in December 2014, eLichens’ mission is to pioneer the Smart Sensor Network to enable Air Quality...

Nora Lighting Iolite MLS Now Available with Trimless Appearance

COMMERCE, CALIF.—Nora Lighting’s award-winning Iolite LED Multiple Lighting System (MLS) is now available in both a flanged style or trimless model with a contemporary, knife-edged appearance. The Iolite MLS series has one to three independently adjustable and interchangeable heads. Each head offers three reflector types, three optics and three finishes for custom applications. Reflectors include a fixed downlight, adjustable snoot, and wall wash; finishes include black, haze or matte powder white. Iolite fixtures deliver over 1,000 lumens per head and color temperatures range from 2700K to 5000K at 90+ CRI. Comfort Dim (warm dim) is an option. Iolite MLS housings are rated...

Zen Air Recognized for Best Innovation in Energy Efficiency

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF.—Zen Ecosystems’ Zen Air was recognized as the winner of Best Innovation in Energy Efficiency by the Energy Efficiency Council (EEC). The Zen Air product and initial software applications offer immediate energy savings of up to 30 percent. “These people, projects and programs represent the best in residential, industrial, commercial and government efficiency and demand response in Australia. We at the EEC are always excited to be recognizing world-class energy efficiency projects through the National Energy Efficiency Awards,” said Luke Menzel, CEO of the Energy Efficiency Council. Zen Air, launched in August of 2019, turns a compatible smartphone into...

EVBox Group Reaches 200,000 Installed Charge Ports

LIBERTYVILLE, ILL.—Despite a global pandemic, EVBox has reached another milestone of its base of installed charge ports. In November 2019, the charging solutions provider announced that it had installed 100,000 charge ports worldwide and marked this turning point by setting up the OneChargerOneTree initiative with a pledge to plant one tree for every new charge port placed. Since then, 100,000 trees have been planted, and a total of 200,000 charge ports have been placed. At the end of last year, EVBox Group announced plans to become a public company via a business combination with TPG Pace Beneficial Finance, and is expected...

MaxLite Names New Representatives in Key Sales Territories

WEST CALDWELL, N.J.—MaxLite announces the appointment of two new agents to represent its award-winning portfolio of energy-efficient lighting solutions and 10-year warranty program. Effective January 1, 2021, Midwest Equipment Company Inc. will represent MaxLite in Iowa and far western Illinois, expanding its presence to more customers in the territory. Headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and with sales personnel located throughout the region, Midwest Equipment has more than 80 years of experience serving the electrical market. The Midwest Equipment team may be reached at (319) 892-3406 or www.midwestequipmentco.com. Liberty Electric Products will continue the growth and expansion of the MaxLite line in...

Study: Dexwet Pure Air Filters Effective Against Airborne Pathogens

NEW YORK—A recent study conducted by renowned European air filtration expert, Dipl. Ing. Peter Tappler of IBO Interior Analysis OG, said that Dexwet’s patented Pure Air Filters tested effective in capturing nano-fine dust particles and airborne pathogens carried by aerosols including allergens, bacteria, and viruses such as the coronavirus. Dexwet Air Filters is an air filter manufacturing and technology company making “Pure Air Filters” for use in homes, commercial properties, and custom business applications in Europe for more than 15 years. Dexwet, with more than 60 patents worldwide, announced its plans to make the filters available for purchase in the United States in...

Landscape Forms Announces Acquisition of Loll Designs

KALAMAZOO, MICH.—Landscape Forms announced the acquisition of Duluth, Minn.-based Loll Designs. “We’ve been working together for several years co-developing new solutions to enhance the enjoyment of outdoor spaces. Coming together in a more formal way feels like a natural evolution in an already very successful relationship,” says Landscape Forms CEO Marjorie Simmons. “Our tenets as a company are design, culture and craft, and in Loll Designs we’ve discovered a like-minded organization. We’re  aligned with each other, and share a mission. It’s very exciting to consider what this combined team can accomplish.” Loll Designs is an award-winning designer and manufacturer of spirited,...

SOL VISTA Partners with EcoGreen Energy Solutions

BALTIMORE, MD.—SOL VISTA, the leading provider of cross-brand, hotel energy analytics and benchmarking services, announced a new partnership with EcoGreen Energy Solutions, a provider of energy-efficient lighting, energy management systems, and on-site services. The partnership brings SOL VISTA’s Skywalk platform to EcoGreen’s efficiency efforts and provides advanced analytics to EcoGreen’s customers. With the continued concerns facing commercial real estate and hospitality industries stemming from COVID-19, businesses are looking to reduce utility and operating costs. These cost reductions require a comprehensive approach including adjusting operations, procuring cheaper energy, retrofitting onsite equipment, as well as advanced data analytics designed to help those businesses find the most energy-...

Green Lodging News Adds Donastar Enterprises as Founding Sponsor

ODESSA, FLA.—Green Lodging News has added Donastar Enterprises LLC as a Founding Sponsor. Donastar is a North American leader of hot and cold beverage service and installations. Donastar is working with Enozo (see video). The Enozo is a way for any business to stop using plastic bottles and aerosol cans. The EnozoPRO is a portable spray bottle that replaces six cleaning products and kills 99.9 percent of all viruses and bacteria including the virus that causes COVID-19.* One need only fill it up with tap water and then recharge it. Call for more information at (833) 366-2782 or e-mail enozo@donastar.com. *DISCLAIMER:...