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Soap for Hope is a not-for-profit company and one of our respected partners at Green Key Global. They help hotels, and the community, by repurposing hotel amenities and donating to community facilities. This not only supports the community facilities but also diverts products from reaching the landfill.   They are growing rapidly and need more help from hotels, like Green Key Members, to accommodate the ever-growing need...

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The motivation for any business to reduce its environmental footprint has changed over the past decades. What was once a demonstration of forward thinking — a way for a business to show it cared about the planet — has become a necessary part of operations and ingrained in a business’s values. Staff expect it and so do your guests. Of course, energy efficiency plays a big...

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Green Key Global, North America’s leading international environmental certification body. For every new membership, Green Key Global will plant one tree.   “Working with One Tree Planted is a great fit for Green Key Global,” said Green Key Global’s Rebecca Bartlett-Jones, Manager of Business Development. “Sustainability is at the core of our business model, and while we make a tremendous impact by supporting improved environmental performance for...

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Renewable Energy for Hotels     Many hotel owners and managers are looking for ways to make smart and practical changes to their business that will reduce emissions over time and result in greater guest comfort, cost savings, or resilience to changing weather.     Renewable energy, such as solar, biofuel and geothermal, can be a great investment with strong returns and many co-benefits. As more carbon tax regimes come into play, the cost of...

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Choosing Sustainable Hotels   What does it mean to be a sustainable hotel? Climate action, protecting natural ecosystems and creating a more equitable future are among the top opportunities of our decade. Travel has a significant impact on all three of these areas and the whole industry is undergoing a paradigm shift fueled by better data to drive better business and consumer decisions. Through responsible travel, we can...

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