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What are the latest sustainability trends in the hotel industry?

The tourism and travel industry accounts for around 5% of global carbon dioxide emissions. Of those emissions, 2% is caused by hotels around the world. Incorporating eco-friendly hotel standards can not only be beneficial for the environment but also for the profitability of hotels. We came across some very interesting new hotel concepts that already incorporate the latest trends of being eco-friendlier...

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Are consumers ever going to walk away from non sustainable products of convenience such as coffee pods?

Some lifestyle trends are hard to understand, especially when they are not eco-friendly. It is estimated that in 2017 alone, Nestle produced around 27 billion Nespresso capsules world-wide, which equates to around 9800 tons of aluminium waste per year. Nespresso has a world-wide recycling rate of 80% since 2015, which is available in 30 countries. But is this enough to not cause harm to the environment?

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How sustainable and aesthetically made disposable tableware can replace harmful single-use plastic plates & cutlery

Consumers are still widely using disposable tableware and cutlery made of single-use plastic for social gatherings. However, there exist eco-friendly alternatives. Japanese brand Wasara offers beautiful disposable tableware which is very elegant and fully compostable. Wasara also only uses tree-free materials such as bamboo and bagasse.

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