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Food Waste Reduction Alliance Releases Report
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Food Waste Reduction Alliance Releases Report

ARLINGTON, VA.—The Food Waste Reduction Alliance (FWRA)—a collaborative effort of the Consumer Brands Assn., FMI-The Food Industry Assn., and the National Restaurant Assn.—released a new report, Messy but Worth It: Lessons Learned from Fighting Food Waste, that highlights experience-driven advice to keep perfectly good food out of landfills. For the guide, FWRA interviewed food manufacturers,...

Princeville Resort to Become 1 Hotel Hanalei Bay
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Princeville Resort to Become 1 Hotel Hanalei Bay

NEW YORK—SH Hotels & Resorts, a subsidiary of Starwood Capital Group, a global private investment firm, announced that Princeville Resort in Kauai will temporarily close on May 1 to undergo a multimillion-dollar complete transformation. The Princeville Resort is situated on a hillside overlooking the breathtaking Hanalei Bay and the verdant cliffs of the Na Pali...

The Environmental Impact of Fuel Cell Candle Use
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The Environmental Impact of Fuel Cell Candle Use

NATIONAL REPORT—Humans strive to make life easy. It’s this desire to do less labor that, over our existence, has driven our imagination to invent more efficient ways of completing various tasks ranging from eating to traveling to communicating. Yet our advancement is a double-edged sword. As of recently, especially within the last 100 years, we’ve...

MGM Resorts Announces New Sustainable Sourcing Goals for Eggs, Chickens
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MGM Resorts Announces New Sustainable Sourcing Goals for Eggs, Chickens

LAS VEGAS—MGM Resorts International announced plans to expand its responsible sourcing program with a set of goals for eggs and chickens. Under its cage-free and free-range egg and chicken policy, the company has set a goal to source 100 percent of eggs (shell, liquid, and egg products) from cage-free sources throughout its global portfolio before 2030....

Textile Advancements Make Towel, Robe Laundering Less Resource Intensive
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Textile Advancements Make Towel, Robe Laundering Less Resource Intensive

NATIONAL REPORT—Advancements in textile technology are making it easier for hoteliers to incorporate towels and robes into a property’s sustainability program—product that requires less water and detergent to wash and less time to dry. The textile fiber type can vary but suppliers are currently offering material ranging from Extra Long Staple (ELS) cotton, to microfibers...

Hilton Grand Vacations Eliminates Plastic Straws
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Hilton Grand Vacations Eliminates Plastic Straws

ORLANDO, FLA.—Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. has fulfilled its commitment to eliminate single-use straws from its 34 branded properties as part of its continued effort to reduce its overall environmental footprint. According to the EPA’s Trash-Free Waters Program, one-third to two-thirds of debris found on beaches comes from single-use, disposable plastic packaging from food and beverage-related...

Accor Commits to Global Elimination of Single-use Plastics in Guest Experience by 2022
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Accor Commits to Global Elimination of Single-use Plastics in Guest Experience by 2022

PARIS—Accor announced its commitment to join the UN Global Tourism Plastics Initiative and to remove all single-use plastic items in guest experience from its hotels by the end of 2022. This action by Accor toward reducing environmental impacts and strengthening efforts to combat plastic pollution of the world’s oceans and other natural environments is a significant...

Plant-Based, Sustainable, and Healthy Are What’s Hot on Restaurant Menus in 2020
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Plant-Based, Sustainable, and Healthy Are What’s Hot on Restaurant Menus in 2020

CHICAGO—Comfort food and innovation are pairing up on this year’s list of what’s hot in trends and creations coming to diners from restaurant kitchens. The annual What’s Hot Culinary Forecast, released by the National Restaurant Association, offers a detailed look at the topics, trends, and products—from the ordinary to the surprising—rated sizzling hot by chefs...