HOSPITALITY END-OF-LIFE ITEMS STOREROOM OVERFLOWING In the Autumn of 2014, when the time came to replace and renew some of their household items, such as linens, cleaning materials and soft furnishings, the housekeeping team at Henley Business School, Greenlands Campus were keen to find good homes for...

STABILISING GLOBAL POPULATION ENDING PREVENTABLE DEATHS = STABILISING GLOBAL POPULATION GROWTH Ending preventable deaths amongst children and mothers is one of the most effective ways of stabilising the global population growth.    Save the Children has this to say: In the world’s poorest countries, children are dying at...

HANDWASHING WITH SOAP A "DO-IT-YOURSELF VACCINE" Handwashing with soap is like a "do-it-yourself vaccine" that prevents infections and saves lives. Every day, millions of bars of soap are discarded by hotels worldwide. Every year, 1.7 million children die from disease and infections. Half a million of these children could still...

RECYCLING UK HOTEL TOILETRIES  RESPONSIBLE / SUSTAINABLE / CHARITABLE Recycling UK hotel toiletries were not possible until CleanConscience came along - half used soaps and empty or half-full amenity bottles and tubes ended up in landfill or were being incinerated. No domestic or business recycling schemes will accept glass...

UK SERVICED ACCOMMODATION SECTOR Estimated Annual Soap & Toiletry Waste (2014) Below follows an extract from an original article posted on Green Hotelier's website (November 2009): 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...