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Waste Reduction & En ergy Conservation

OCTOBER 19, 2022 @ 2:00 P.M. ET Join Green Key Global and APTIM as we discuss energy within hotels. Topics will include best practices for energy conservation and utilizing clean and renewable energy to reduce and offset GHG emissions. We will also discuss Electric Vehicle Charging stations and the importance of this new amenity for your guests and how it can add revenue to your bottom...

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OCTOBER 12, 2022 @ 2:00 P.M. ET Join Green Key Global and APTIM as we discuss the importance of waste reduction in the hospitality industry. Learn what is driving the industry to focus on reducing waste and driving towards a zero waste goal. Discuss the importance of waste data and where to obtain it as well as best practices for hoteliers to begin their goal to...

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Landfill waste and food waste are both significant contributors to climate change. Hotels can take meaningful action to reduce their environmental impact through waste audits, these tools will provide you with tangible ways to reduce and divert waste. An independent review of a 200-room hotel with a restaurant found that 90% of their waste could be diverted from the landfill with better sorting practices. By addressing...

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The hospitality industry has been focusing more and more over the years on best environmental practices as a critical component of Environmental, Social, and Governance or ESG. To better score, a company’s performance using ESG criteria is an increasingly popular way for investors to evaluate companies they might want to invest in.   For hotels that have their own in-house laundry, also known as an On-Premise Laundry...

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Believe it or not, ~90% of all waste produced in hotels can be avoided, repurposed, or recycled. The definition of zero waste, conveniently, is a minimum of 90% diversion with the remaining 10% being incinerated for waste to energy. This means hotels are well-positioned to set and achieve zero-waste targets and reap all the benefits.   Minimizing waste production and maximizing waste diversion helps to reduce costs, improve...

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 Solid Waste Audits and The Power of Data: Improving Waste Management Practices with Data  Every business generates waste. Understanding the nature and quantity of waste is essential for your business to be sustainable and can be instrumental in cutting costs, increasing efficiency, and creating a company culture around the principles of Zero Waste.    An easy first step towards reaping these benefits is to consider making informed changes...

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Last month, The Weather Network shared their Winter Preview for the upcoming season, and while we were spoiled with a mild winter last year, the prediction is that we will experience a more “traditional winter” this season. Winter can be beautiful and tons of fun, but it also means icy roads, snowstorms, and high heating and electrical bills. Things no business looks forward too. That said,...

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