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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.

MDO Launches Sustainability Calculator & Certification Program

BETHESDA, MD.—myDigitalOffice (MDO), the fast-growing hotel performance management platform, released an online sustainability calculator and certification program aimed at shining the spotlight on hotel owners and operators dedicated to reducing their environmental footprint. The calculator allows any hotel company to enter information specific to their sustainable operating processes and apply for MDO Sustainability Certification, which can be included in the organization’s Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) materials, including requests for event proposals. Innovative companies today are prioritizing sustainability and building a better future. Recent studies show that a new generation of travelers wants to patronize properties that align with their values...

SportsArt Expands Innovative Energy-Generating Line with New Stepper

SEATTLE—SportsArt, a leader in socially responsible fitness equipment and solutions for over 40 years, recently launched the G778 ECO-POWR Stepper, further expanding its innovative energy-generating line of cardio equipment. The non-motorized G778 ECO-POWR Stepper provides an effective step workout while generating usable electricity in any workout setting. Using SportsArt’s innovative ECO-POWR technology, the G778 converts up to 74 percent of human energy into clean, renewable energy. The built-in technology drives a connection between individual actions and environmental impact by generating up to 220 Wh of electricity per hour workout, offsetting energy consumption. That’s enough to power a computer for more...

LightArt Introduces Wood-Inspired Lampshades That Glow

SEATTLE—Award-winning lighting innovator LightArt brings natural materials to light with their first curated selection of wood grain colors and shades. Introducing Woods is a collection of wood-inspired shades and laser-cut patterns for LightArt’s signature fixtures. Designed with parent company 3form’s signature Varia resin, the biophilic print materials emulate complex textures found in nature and come to life with LightArt’s LED lighting technology. Named after six prominent tree types—Black Ash, Cherry, Grey Oak, Walnut, Wenge, and White Oak—the Woods colorways showcase the diverse possibilities of LightArt’s offerings with 3form materials at their fingertips. The colors are also available with two...

Cintas Unveils New Branding to Align its ESG Ambitions

CINCINNATI—Cintas Corp. unveiled its new Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) branding identity, which was created to help raise awareness and bring consistency and cohesion to Cintas’ ongoing ESG efforts and initiatives. The newly introduced brand will be prominently featured and discussed in the Cintas 2022 ESG Report, which will be published in January 2023. The company’s third sustainability report will recap the company’s fiscal year 2022, which ended on May 31, 2022. “Cintas’ sustainable business strategy dates back to our company’s origins and we have always worked closely with the communities in which we live and serve, so the theme ‘A...

ADA Cosmetics Reveals Amouage Reflection Hotel Amenities

KEHL, GERMANY—For the past four decades, signature creations from Amouage, the acclaimed high perfumery House born in the Sultanate of Oman, have captivated fragrance connoisseurs in all corners of the world. For the first time in its history, Amouage fully breathes its artistic prowess into a hotel amenities collection following a hallmark partnership with ADA Cosmetics. The line, which currently debuted at the leading international trade show EquipHotel in Paris, is scented with Reflection, one of Amouage’s most iconic scents. With its vibrant aromatic opening, its floral heart and charismatic woody and leathery base, Reflection embodies the avant-garde spirit of...

MD Energy Advisors Adds New Director of C-PACE Origination

BALTIMORE, MD.—MD Energy Advisors, a Baltimore-based commercial, utility, and financing energy solutions company and recognized as one of the nation’s fastest growing firms, has added John Hehir to the team as Director of C-PACE Origination. C-PACE, or Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy, is a public private financing mechanism through which private lenders provide low-cost, long-term funding for ground up construction, gut rehabs, and renewable and water conservation projects in commercial properties. Hehir, most recently a Senior Vice President with PNC Bank, brings nearly 35 years in commercial and corporate banking to the team of MD Energy Advisors with eight years focusing...

Bluewater Refill Stations, Bottles Utilized by COP27 Attendees

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN—Climate leaders gathered for COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, will be able to get a taste of a dynamic new hydration solution from Swedish water and beverage innovator Bluewater. The company’s leading-edge purified water refill stations and sustainable reusable bottles will allow delegates to stay healthily hydrated in the Climate Action Innovation Zone, where Bluewater has been appointed as the Official Hydration Partner. “We are deeply honored that Climate Action chose Bluewater to provide free water refills to all participants at the COP27 Innovation Zone, throughout the entire event from November 7 to 18,” said Bluewater Founder and CEO, Bengt Rittri, one...

Holloway House Named 2022 EPA Safer Choice Partner of the Year

FORTVILLE, IND.—Holloway House, Inc., the maker of the Quick Shine family of floor care products, was named the 2022 Safer Choice Partner of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) demonstrating the company’s commitment to products that are safer for families, pets, workplaces, communities and the environment. “We were honored to accept the 2022 EPA/Safer Choice Partner of the Year award in Washington D.C.,” said Christopher Eck, President of Holloway House, Inc. “Our 14-year commitment to the EPA/Safer Choice Program is in keeping with our goal of environmental stewardship. Our priority in formulating products is to be safer for the consumer...

WinCup’s phade Straw Featured at Professional Sport’s Championships

STONE MOUNTAIN, GA.—In a major win for eco-conscious consumers and sports fans alike, WinCup’s phade, the world’s first marine biodegradable, home, and industrial compostable Caribbean blue drinking straw, has achieved the “triple crown” for sustainable foodservice products at professional sports venues in 2022. These unique new straws are the preferred straw of choice at SoFi Stadium in LA—host of Super Bowl LVI, TD Garden in Boston—home of the 2022 NBA Finals, and now Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia—home of Major League Baseball’s World Series. This trifecta is in addition to phade’s appearance for the last two years at the...

The Resort at Paws Up Announces a New Winter Adventure: MoonBikes

GREENOUGH, MONT.—The Resort at Paws Up, Montana’s premier luxury ranch resort set on 37,000 sprawling acres in western Montana, announces its partnership with MoonBikes, the world’s first electric snowbike. The innovative, zero-emission MoonBikes will offer guests an exciting new way to immerse themselves in the unspoiled private national park, giving new meaning to sustainable adventure. Known for its expansive property in the vast Blackfoot Valley of western Montana, The Resort at Paws Up features world-class cuisine and lodging in the form of 28 luxury homes and 36 seasonal glamping tents, each individually decorated in a rustic chic style with iconic...