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26 November 2012

Your hotel room: Green it

We tend to behave wastefully in hotels: the mindset “I’ve paid for it so I’m going to use it!” prevails.

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We tend to behave wastefully in hotels: the mindset “I’ve paid for it so I’m going to use it!” prevails.

But don’t let your eco-manners slip just because you’re away from home. The hotel industry uses huge amounts of resources - don't worsen the problem. 

Remember to turn room lights off, hang up towels for re-use so they don’t get unnecessarily washed every day, and adjust clothing layers before adjusting the aircon.

- Olivia Rose-Innes, EnviroHealth Editor, Health24, November 2012

Got a good green or event tip to share? Email me at oroseinn@sa.24.com or post on the EnviroHealth Forum- if it's a planet-saver, we'll publish it.

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