Bathroom amenities are no longer just a nice little treat left for the guests benefit and use. Those small, individual bottles of shampoo and soap have come under attack in recent years as one of the biggest perpetrators of excess waste in our landfills. In fact, according to Pat Maher, green consultant for the American Hotel and Lodging Association, half a million of these small bottles wind up in landfills every day! Some hotels rise to the occasion with biodegradable plastic bottles.
If you asked a hundred chefs what was the most important factor in providing a good meal, Im betting theyd all say you have to start with the right ingredients. And in the world of sustainable cooking, having the perfect ingredients no longer means importing from Italy or Asia - it means sourcing the very best from your local farmers.
Perhaps the most important asset that any golf course has is its playing surface, grass. With that said golf course superintendents have gone to great lengths to make their courses as attractive as possible, much to the detriment of the environment.
Hotel sustainability will be in the national spotlight on television beginning May 26 on Showtime.
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