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Profits go down the drain, literally, when water is not conserved. Fortunately, there are many measures that can be taken to reduce consumption--both inside and outside of the hotel building. Green Lodging News highlights the latest news and best practices. Contact Glenn Hasek, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or by e-mail at: email@example.com.
Green Restaurant Association Endorses use of Waterless No-Flush Urinals
VISTA, CALIF.—The Green Restaurant Assn. (GRA) has endorsed five Waterless No-Flush urinal designs manufactured by Waterless Co. LLC, Vista, Calif. The five designs include: Sierra, Kalahari, Sonora, Yukon and Del Casa. Waterless No-Flush Urinals save resources by operating without water while helping restrooms remain sanitary, “touch-less,” and odor-free. The endorsement means GRA will encourage its members to use the Waterless No-Flush system. Based in Sharon, Mass., GRA is a nonprofit organization founded in 1990 that provides research, consulting and a variety of other services to restaurants looking to operate in a more sustainable, environmentally responsible manner. ...
Right Stuff One Introduces Dechlorinating Shower Filter
CLEVELAND, OHIO—Right Stuff One, Cleveland, Ohio, has introduced Rainshow’r, a line of dechlorinating filter products that eliminate more than 90 percent of chlorine from bath or shower water. The Rainshow’r Dechlorinating Shower Filter provides a solution to problems associated with exposure to chlorine. Its specially formulated KDF filter media removes 90 percent or more of chlorine from shower water. The filter can be purchased alone to work with an existing shower system or with the Whedon power showerhead. This showerhead is specially designed to work with the dechlorinating filter and will reduce heating bills and water usage by...