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Hilton Worldwide Collaborates with the Global Soap Project

Hilton Worldwide has announced a partnership with the Global Soap Project, a nonprofit organization that recovers and recycles soap from hotels that would otherwise end up in landfills The Global Soap Project sorts, reprocesses and remolds used soap into new bars and distributes them to vulnerable populations in developing countries who are at risk of […]

How Green are your meetings

A survey of international meetings and event buyers published by leading meetings and events exhibition show IMEX in 2009 revealed that 80% of respondents acknowledged taking environmental considerations into account

Green IT

Why the need for Green IT? We’re all familiar with the need to be sustainable in the way we work and operate our businesses. Reducing energy, emissions and waste are concepts that have been around for many years, but one area that is often overlooked is information technology (IT). With the world becoming ever more […]

Waste Management

Why reduce waste? It is increasingly difficult and expensive to dispose of waste A hotel guest generates about 1kg (2lb) of waste per night, more than half of it in paper, plastic and cardboard. In addition to negative environmental impact, as landfill capacity diminishes, so the cost of waste disposal becomes more expensive. In the […]

Golf Courses

Concern about the environmental impact of golf courses is not new. Throughout the 1980s and early 1990s, environmentalists and developers were at loggerheads, the former highlighting a raft of problems caused by traditional course development and operation.