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4 Hotels Save Water With Sustainable Laundry Operations

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Within the hotel industry, there exists a tendency to cling to the systems that you know work. Implementing change can potentially disrupt the flow of the entire operation.  But what if we told you that your hotel can be more environmentally friendly, save water, and save money by making one simple change? You would want proof, right? Well, that’s exactly what we have.  Read More

Topics: Hotels

Why Switch to On-Premise Laundry?

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At a time when the hotel industry is most concerned with new competition and ever-increasing guest expectations, bringing your laundry in-house—whether you're bringing it back in-house or starting a new operation—probably sounds like more trouble than it's worth. The problem with that logic is that on-premise laundry is worth quite a lot. Particularly if you consider cost savings and customer loyalty good indicators of the worth of an investment for your hotel.  Read More

Topics: Hotels

How to Make Your Hotel Laundry Service Sustainable

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On average, U.S. hotels use 25 gallons of water per occupied room per day for laundry alone. When you see statistics like that, “sustainable” probably isn't a word you would use to describe hotel laundry service as a whole. But that doesn't have to be the case for your hotel. With today’s travelers prioritizing the environment more and more, it's time to turn the dream of sustainability into a reality.  Read More

Topics: Hotels

3 Myths About Environmentally-Friendly Technology in Hotels

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Some of the most popular myths about implementing environmentally-friendly technology and processes in hotels are actually some of the easiest to disprove when you look at actual data and industry trends. Here we've pulled together three of those myths, with the facts you can use to inform decisions at your own properties.   Read More

Topics: Hotels

How One Hotel Saved on Operating Costs With New Washing Machines

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  Saving money by buying new things might seem a little crazy, but when it comes to your hotel's operational costs, your old equipment could actually be costing you thousands of dollars.  Read More

Topics: Hotels

Luxury Without Waste: How to Achieve Hotel Laundry Sustainability

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"Luxury" is a word that seems fundamentally at odds with the environmental movement. For many, "luxury" means excess. It means opulence. It means...waste.  Read More

Topics: Hotels

Common Causes of High Hotel Operating Costs

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Some of the biggest operating costs for hotels are labor, utilities, customer acquisition and marketing, as well as overall property management and maintenance. All of these are essential to running a successful hotel, yet can seriously impact a property's bottom line.  Read More

Topics: Hotels

How Hotel Laundry Impacts the Environment and What You Can Do to Change That

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When it comes to enacting change for the benefit of the environment, there's a problem called the "attitude-behavior gap." Basically, it's the difference between thinking something is a good idea and volunteering to do it yourself. It's the reason we see studies with results that tell us 63% of people in the U.S. are concerned about climate change, but only 47% think the government should do anything about it.   Read More

Topics: Hotels, Sustainability

Utility Incentive Programs Your Hotel Should Take Advantage Of

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Saving on utilities isn't just good for your bottom line, it's good for the planet—which, as it turns out, is also good for your hotel's bottom line.  Read More

Topics: Hotels, Utility Savings

Hotel Laundry Machine Service Plans: What to Look For

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  Service plans—or extended warranties—can be a really valuable part of your hotel laundry operation. The right service plan ensures that you're prepared for maintenance and repairs to your laundry equipment, saving you both time and money. However, not all service plans are created equally. So how do you strike that balance between planning ahead and not overpaying for a service that isn't worth the cost?   Read More

Topics: Hotels

The Water-Saving Technology Your Hotel Should Be Using

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The hotel industry uses a lot of water. We mean a lot of water. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), approximately 15% of the total water used by commercial and institutional facilities in the U.S. is used by hotels and other lodging businesses.  Read More

Topics: Hotels

4 Reasons Your Hotel Should Switch to Low-Water Washing Machines

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Major updates to essential hotel operations are almost always a bit of a struggle. From cost analysis and budget approvals to process changes and equipment installations, updating something like hotel laundry equipment isn't a decision hoteliers take lightly.  Read More

Topics: Hotels