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Are you a green hotel, or a greenwash hotel?

Oct 11, 2021

  Travellers love a sustainable hotel experience, but are you a greenwash hotel or a green hotel? It’s pretty easy to show your guests that you have made significant changes to help the environment and protect our planet.  You don’t need a fancy award…

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Want to be a green hotel? 5 easy ways to reduce waste

Oct 6, 2021

There are plenty of hotels touting their green credentials out there but be careful – there’s plenty of greenwash when it comes to eco accommodation.  Traveler surveys show that guests are looking for a more environmentally friendly experience and anyone who has ever stayed…

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Ecomenities and Raine and Horne Snowy Mountains join forces to reduce single use plastics

Sep 24, 2021

In an Australian first, Ecomenities and Raine and Horne Snowy Mountains have joined forces in an effort to reduce single use plastic waste in holiday accommodation.  Raine and Horne manage dozens of short term holiday rentals in the Jindabyne and Thredbo area and are…

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Not all soap dispensers are created equal

Jun 28, 2021

                    There are a lot of aspects to consider when choosing a soap dispenser – more than you would think. We’ve put together an infographic for you to see all the benefits of our hotel…

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Hotel bathroom amenities during Covid: what stays and what goes?

Mar 6, 2021

  We are often asked about how to manage guest expectations for hotel bathroom amenities and how to manage them during COVID-19. There’s little information on the NSW Government COVID Safe website save for the square metre rules and links to fill out your…

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South Australia bans single use plastics

Feb 24, 2021

    Great news from the SA Government: single use plastics banned from 1 March 2021. Single use plastic straws, cutlery and drink stirrers will be the first to go in the move to rid the state of polluting, unnecessary single use plastic items.…

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Australia – the last bastion of the hotel mini soap

Feb 2, 2021

  It’s rare to see mini soaps in Europe, the US or Asia these days.  The rest of the world seems to have embraced the bulk soap dispenser in hotels and accommodation, but many Australian providers are hanging onto their mini soaps in the…

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6 reasons to love the Ecomenities sustainable hotel soap dispenser

May 11, 2020

Travelers today are looking for environmentally responsible experiences and more especially for sustainable hotels.  Given that a hotel guest generates around 1kg of waste per day – think single use and single serve everything from soap to sugar – it would be easy to…

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