Protect resources and still enjoy a large, luxurious range of hotel, spa & guest items.
Quality products, natural and plastic-free, that is what ZEROWASTE offers.
Disturbing facts about plastic
1. The global production of plastics has increased exponentially, from 2.1 million tons in 1950, to 147 million in 1993, to 406 million in 2015.
2. The biodegradability of plastic lasts 450 years.
3. By 2015, more than 6.3 billion tons of plastic waste had been produced. Around 9% of this was recycled, 12% incinerated and 79% in landfills or in the environment.
4. The largest market for plastics today is packaging materials. This garbage now makes up almost half of all plastic waste generated worldwide - most of it is never recycled or incinerated.
The hotel industry can make the DIFFERENCE
Hotels play a key role in reducing the amount of plastic waste.
You have the option of reducing the packaging volume. Your contribution become even more necessary when local waste disposal systems and infrastructures fail.
At the same time, hotels can inform team members and guests about environmentally conscious behavior. You have the opportunity to educate others. Make the difference.
You encourage others, to reduce the amount of plastic waste that gets into the environment.
Financial damage to the tourism industry
The financial damage the tourism industry suffers from plastic pollution, is EUR 268 million per year.
The study was carried out by the Institute of Waste Management at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Biosciences in Vienna.
Too much plastic waste in the hotel industry
Hotels are themselves victims of the flood of plastic waste. The beaches have to be cleaned of plastic waste every day. The waste is washed ashore by ocean currents.
Tourists do not return to their favorite vacation spots because of the polluted nature.
We would be happy to make you an offer and advise you in a sustainable manner.
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