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Hospitality Green LLC is a New York based consulting firm specializing in environmental and operations consulting services. Learn more about how we partner with our clients to implement sustainable business practices.

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Hospitality Green White Papers

White Papers are written by the Principal Experts of our firm. The purpose of these documents is to present all relevant information on a specific issue and elicit an informed decision about the topic. The majority of our White Papers will soon be available for free download. At this time, we do not have any publicly available White Papers. Instead, this page provides five short articles written in collaboration with the University of Delaware for a hospitality industry trade publication.

Do we really need it? Moving to single-stream recycling (Part I)

This article provides a step-by-step process for moving hotel operations to single stream recycling. While an effective system change can minimize disruptions and confusion during procedural changes, before embarking on a resource minimization process of any kind, we recommend that you ask the question, "Do you need it?"
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Moving to single-stream recycling Part II: Finding cash from dumpsters

In part two of this series on moving hotel operation to single stream recycling, we provide key concepts for contracting and evaluating daily waste and recycling operations. We make the case that, understanding waste and recycling contracts and paying attention to daily waste operation practices will deliver substantial cost savings.
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Maintaining sustainability: Turn out the lights and focus on operational efficiency

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Several initiatives that hotels can take to "green" their transportation

"Greening" transportation is more than choosing the right vehicle and reducing your annual mileage. This article takes a quick look "under the hood" and provides information for improving the efficiencies of fleet operations.
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Water conservation for hotels - Start today to meet the needs of tomorrow

This article discusses some of the fundamental elements necessary for an hotelier to evaluate how to save water, while reducing costs and meeting or exceeding customer demands.
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