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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.

Dunamis Clean Energy Partners Launches Electric Vehicle Charger

DETROIT, MICH.—Dunamis Clean Energy Partners, the Detroit-based technology, manufacturing, and engineering firm focused on energy efficiency, and environmental service solutions announces the launch of Dunamis Charge, a new electric vehicle charger product line. The Dunamis Charge is a cutting-edge hardware that offers electric vehicle drivers a user-friendly, premium charging experience. The sleek and stylish solutions have been rigorously tested to ensure best-in-class efficacy and are ruggedly equipped to withstand the elements. Offering 24/7 driver support, world-class service, and maintenance; the smart-technology chargers are an ideal fit for property owners, businesses and municipalities interested in offering their employees, customers, residents, or...

Designer Jhane Barnes Assists Tarkett with New Patterns, Vinyl Tile

SOLON, OHIO—Tarkett North America announces the introduction of two soft-surface patterns and a digitally printed luxury vinyl tile, created in collaboration with designer Jhane Barnes. Following her signature process of translating mathematical formulas into striking patterns, Jhane used the geometric concept of space-filling fractals to create her latest carpet styles: Corollary and Spin-Off. A space-filling fractal is a pattern that can be infinitely duplicated, without overlapping itself. Using patented software, Jhane squeezed, rotated, and mirrored certain pieces of a space-filling fractal until various squares and rectangles emerged. As a result, Spin-Off delivers the look of modular planks and tiles, even when it’s installed...

The Mitchell Group Introduces Sta-Kleen Silicone Digital Prints

CHICAGO—The Mitchell Group has introduced the newest offering in silicone upholstery fabrics, Sta-Kleen Silicone Digital Prints. The new digital print collection offers the same environmental, performance, and cleaning qualities as the award-winning Sta-Kleen Silicone fabrics, announced Bill Fisch, President. The collection will initially consist of seven digitally printed fabrics that have been designed for the healthcare, hospitality, contract, and other commercial markets. “Sta-Kleen Silicone is produced in a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. It was conceived, planned, and constructed under the direction of an environmentally driven team that’s trained in and remains dedicated to fuel efficiencies, resource conservation and recovery, and production...

American Express Commits to Net-Zero Emissions Globally By 2035

NEW YORK—American Express announced it has committed to net-zero carbon emissions by 2035, fifteen years ahead of the Paris Agreement’s 2050 goal. To achieve this ambition, the company will follow the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) methodology to set targets over the coming two years for its global operations and supply chain. American Express will also join the “Business Ambition for 1.5°C” commitment and Race to Zero, and will provide at least $10 million in new philanthropic funding towards organizations and initiatives that drive action on climate change through 2025. “Climate change is one of the most pressing issues we...

Diversey Unveils Innovation Zone Research & Development Center

FORT MILL, S.C.—Diversey Holdings, Ltd., a leading provider of hygiene, infection prevention and cleaning solutions, announced the opening of its Innovation Zone Research and Development Center. Located on the campus of Diversey’s corporate headquarters in Fort Mill, S.C., the facility houses numerous state-of-the-art labs where scientists and specialists develop the industry’s next generation of cleaning and hygiene solutions. “We’re incredibly excited to open the doors of the Innovation Zone because it will help us fast track the development of new solutions that care for and protect people around the world,” said Paul Budsworth, President – Diversey North America. “This investment...

Steeped Coffee Wins Nexty Best New Product Award

PHILADELPHIA—Steeped Coffee, a Certified B Corp, was announced as the NEXTY Awards Winner for “Best New Product” for its French Roast Fair Trade Organic Breakwater Blend. Steeped Coffee was honored as the “Best New Tea or Coffee” by the coveted NEXTY Awards, announced at the annual Natural Products Expo East in Philadelphia. Steeped is showcasing its single-serve Steeped Brewing Method and Guilt-Free Packaging in Booth No. 1214 at the expo September 23 to 25. Brewed like tea, fully compostable Steeped Packs require no machines or specialty brewing equipment and are quickly becoming the sustainable standard in single-serve coffee. Nearly 600 products competed in the NEXTY Awards this year. The...

Mannington Commercial Completes Purchase of AtlasMasland Assets

CALHOUN, GA.—Mannington Commercial announced that it has completed the purchase of select assets from AtlasMasland, the commercial floor covering business of The Dixie Group. The purchase provides Mannington Commercial with expanded carpet manufacturing capabilities, an extensive set of well-established product lines and more sales resources to meet its customers’ evolving needs. “Today marks an exciting new chapter for Mannington Commercial and our customers,” said Mannington Commercial President Tom Pendley. “These new resources enable us to further penetrate strategic, high-growth market segments while providing a broader array of flooring solutions for our customers. We welcome AtlasMasland to the Mannington family and...

September 30 Busch Webinar to Focus on Waste Reduction

BARRIE, ONT.—Busch Systems, leaders in recycling and waste solutions, is hosting the next program as part of the Green Thinking Webinar Series on September 30, 2021. This free webinar will feature case studies by industry experts on the topic of Incorporating Waste Reduction into Hotel & Resort Operations. As travelers increasingly seek brands that reflect their values, the hospitality industry has taken big steps to embrace sustainability. Recycling remains a bedrock part of any green lodging program, but many corporate and individual properties are discovering other ways that waste reduction practices—from food composting to eliminating single use plastics—can yield a...

Cintas Goal: Net Zero GHG Emissions by 2050

CINCINNATI—Cintas Corp. announced its ambition to achieve Net Zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050. The company is also in the midst of a comprehensive, enterprise-wide review of its business model as it relates to environmental, social and governance (ESG) opportunities, improvements, and efficiencies. Cintas has been built on sustainable business practices, and the continuous improvement of its sustainability measures has been key to the company’s operational success over the years. As its business review continues for the next 12 to 18 months, Cintas expects to better define its ESG journey, including identifying strategies to reduce its Scope 1 and 2...

asthma & allergy friendly Certification Program Takes Stage at Greenbuild

WASHINGTON—The asthma & allergy friendly Certification Program, which is jointly run by Allergy Standards Limited (ASL) and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America is participating in Greenbuild’s International Conference & Expo taking place September 21 to 23 in San Diego. Greenbuild provides the opportunity for the world’s leading architects, designers, builders, sustainability professionals, consultants and governments to connect, learn, network, and source innovative solutions to improve resilience, sustainability, and quality of life in buildings, cities, and communities. The asthma & allergy friendly Certification Program’s involvement in Greenbuild will be two-fold: Allergy Standards Limited CEO, Dr. John McKeon will serve as a keynote speaker at the Global Health &...