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April 2015 In This Issue
Features
Noteworthy
Eco-Innovators
Enviro Events
Features
Earth Hour 2015 took place last month, uniting people & large corporations to protect the planet and highlight the need for climate action.
How did the hospitality industry get involved?
 
In February 2014, National Geographic published the article called "Hotels Save Energy With a Push to Save Water ". This post is to celebrate the successes of Caesars Entertainment Corporation. Did you know that 31 of their properties, all casino hotels, are Green Key Eco-Rating members?
 
Has your hotel been considering going green? Are you concerned that investments made will not show a quick return? Smart choices can lead to very profitable results...
 
What is World Water Day ? It’s a day to celebrate water! The World Water Day website shows that the 2015 theme is "Water and Sustainable Development". With the day of celebration rapidly approaching, we have been researching for resources that we could share on this blog to provide our readers with tips and best practices to reduce their water consumption.
 
Today Bullfrog Power®, Canada's leading green energy provider, and Metterra, an Edmonton lifestyle hotel, are announcing that Metterra Hotel on Whyte is now the largest hotel in Canada to have its entire premises bullfrogpowered with 100 per cent clean, pollution-free electricity.
 
Noteworthy
This is a marriage of strengths. Clean the World now manages all the collection and recycling of soap and plastic bottles, while Global Soap focuses on soap distribution and hygiene education. Please see the press release below for more details.

 
Hilton Worldwide has announced plans to stop buying food from companies which use cages for egg-laying chickens and gestation crates for breeding pigs.
 
Becomes the first hotel brand and Canadian-based company to meet WWF's industrious goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions
 
Eco-Innovators
This April, Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts will mark the global rollout of its culinary sustainability initiative, Rooted in Nature, by hosting a month-long celebration of the group's most exceptional food purveyors. From small farms in the Maldives to fishing villages in Malaysia, the hotels will recognise the farmers, fisherman and ranchers that make dining at Shangri-La not only delicious but also sustainable.
 
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Enviro Events
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