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Effective Ways of Waste Management in the Hotel Industry and Its Importance

Erich Lawson | March 29, 2018

By Erich Lawson Hotels are chief consumers of resources, and they immensely contribute to the generation of waste. In the era of Green Economy and green strategies recycling would benefit not only the environment but also the industry. It is essential for a hotel industry to have an effective waste management system which focuses on reducing waste, reusing useful materials and recycling them. Commercial processes tend to generate a lot of waste and require regular maintenance and expensive waste disposal. Importance of Waste Management in Hotels Waste management in hotels is important as it is getting increasingly difficult to dispose o...

PolyU Study Finds Hotel Employees’ Efforts Key to Successful Implementation of Green Practices

PolyU's School of Hotel and Tourism Management | June 17, 2015

17 June 2015 - Hotels in Hong Kong that are looking to implement environmentally friendly policies should consider the knowledge, awareness, attitudes and behaviour of their employees, according to the Drs Eric Chan, Alice Hon, Wilco Chan of the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and a co-researcher. Attempting to implement new policies with employees who are unwilling to change their behaviour could increase staff turnover and reduce the success of the programme. Selecting the right employees and providing in-depth training on environmental issues are thus important strategies for ecol...

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