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February 2014 In This Issue
Features
Noteworthy
Eco-Innovators
Green Product Directory
Enviro Events
Inquiring Minds
Bullfrog Power
Features
 
   
The "Innovative Product of the Year" award,
by Pulp & Paper International at the 2013
PPI Awards, was presented to the Cascades Moka
product line.
 
Wyndham Resorts and the Arbor Day Foundation Preserve the World’s Rainforests, One Cup at a Time
 
Hotelier Magazine: Its no secret hotels are energy hogs. In fact, the average 150-room hotel contributes three tonnes of greenhouse gases to our global environment every day, and, in one month, a 150-room hotel can save more than 22,714 litres of water and 151 litres of detergent if guests employ a simple linen and towel reuse program — that’s according to EcoStay, a Oakville, Ont.-based program that helps North American hotel operators take an active role in combating climate change.
 
 
   
Today in Canada the National Building Code 2010 and all Provincial Codes (except Quebec) specifies the new Running Man Symbol should be used as EXIT signs.
 
Noteworthy
 
   
As announced last year, Cascades Tissue Group introduced its Cascades® Pink hand towels for the Away-from-Home market to support The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF) in Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in last October.
 
EcoGreenHotel, a leader in Sustainable Solutions for the hospitality industry, announced approval of $500,000.00 of Energy Solutions over three (3) Alabama Hotel’s with an ROI under 2.5 years.
 
Eco-Innovators
In December 2013, Cascades Tissue Group has debuted a mobile app for distributors and customers in the Away-from-Home market. Available exclusively on the Apple iOS platform, the new app features access to updated product catalogs and cross-reference guide tools. It also allows users to search for different sustainable paper products by category and brand, and is integrated with the company’s YouTube channel. Users can also build and save a product list for future use. It does not need internet access to use. The free iPhone and iPad app can be found by searching "Cascades AFH" in the App Store.
 
 
   
Can you honestly say that you know what impact your hotel has on the environment? If a customer asked this question, what would be your reply?
 
Naylor, LLC
Green Product Directory
The Green Product Directory is designed to assist our Green Key Members in furthering their environmental and energy saving initiatives. To access the complete directory, visit the "Hotel Portal" section of the Green Key Global website.
 
Enviro Events
Listings for February and March 2014
 
Inquiring Minds
Has your property recently been rebranded? Have you taken over as Green Key contact from someone else?
 
 

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