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Total Number of Links: 41

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Article/report: 18
Case study/success story: 2
Fact sheet/checklist: 5
Manual/handbook/curriculum: 1
Other resources: 1
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Bay Area Green Business Program
Abstract: Becoming a Green Hotel
URL: http://www.abag.ca.gov/bayarea/enviro/gbus/BGHotel.html

California Integrated Waste Management Board
Abstract: Waste Reduction in Hotels and Motels
URL: http://www.ciwmb.ca.gov/BizWaste/FactSheets/Hotels.htm

Environmentally Benefical Landscaping [PDF]
Abstract: a sustainable land management technique that is cost effective, environmentally-sound and reduces adverse impacts to the natural environment.
URL: http://www.epa.gov/region02/ff/ebl.pdf

EPA Environmentally Preferable Purchasing
Abstract: EPA Environmentally Preferable Purchasing - Cleaning Products Update
URL: http://www.epa.gov/oppt/epp/pubs/products/products.htm

EPA Wave program for management of waste water [PDF]
Abstract: WAVE (Water Alliances for Voluntary Efficiency) is a non-regulatory water-efficiency partnership created and supported by U.S. EPA. WAVE's mission is to encourage commercial businesses and institutions to reduce water consumption while increasing efficien
URL: http://www.epa.gov/owm/water-efficiency/wavesaver.pdf

FOG Programs [PDF]
Abstract: The measure of a successful FOG program (Fats, Oils & Grease) is prevention of blockages and sanitary sewer overflows (SSO's) at reasonable cost. Prevention requires advance warning of problems. Automated monitoring, inspection, and reporting.
URL: http://www.worldstoneinc.com/pdfs/WS_MKTG_NEW02/FOGarticle_040

Georgia Department of Natural Resources - Pollution Prevention Assistance Division - Hospitality Program
Abstract: P2AD provides the Hospitality industry in Georgia with waste management and source reduction assistance. This industry sector includes hotels, restaurants and other food service providers, theme parks/amusement sites, state parks, and convention centers.
URL: http://www.state.ga.us/dnr/p2ad/hospitality.html

Green Buildings
Abstract: California Integrated Waste Management Board - Green Building Design and Construction
URL: http://www.ciwmb.ca.gov/GreenBuilding/default.htm

Green Seal
Abstract: Recommended Environmental Standards for Lodging Properties
URL: http://www.greenseal.org/greeninglodge.htm

NYC Wastele$$ Tips
Abstract: Review the waste prevention tutorial, waste prevention tips, and identify opportunities to reduce the quantity and toxicity of waste generated by your Agency.
URL: http://www.nyc.gov/html/nycwasteless/html/home/home.shtml

Pennsylvania - Department of Environmental Protection
Abstract: Pennsylvania - Department of Environmental Protection - Green Hotels & Motels - Greening Hotel Lobbies
URL: http://www.dep.state.pa.us/dep/deputate/pollprev/Industry/hote

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection [PDF]
Abstract: Fact Sheet - Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection - The Tourism and Hospitality Industry Goes Green
URL: http://www.dep.state.pa.us/dep/deputate/pollprev/pdf/FS2226.pd

Pennsylvania Green Hotels & Motels - Tourism and the Environment
Abstract: Greening the Guestroom
URL: http://www.dep.state.pa.us/dep/deputate/pollprev/Industry/hote

School of Hotel Administration - Cornell University
Abstract: Cornell Hotel School focuses on hospitality service-oriented management
URL: http://www.hotelschool.cornell.edu/

The Green Plan for the Food Service Industry
Abstract: This website and program were created to help food service providers reduce waste generation and decrease amounts of oil and grease discharged into drains. The site has links to fact sheets on managing oil and grease and food.
URL: http://www.p2pays.org/food/index.htm

The Tourism and Hospitality Industry Goes Green [PDF]
Abstract: This fact sheet about pollution prevention for hotels is a good source of waste reduction ideas, not just for the guest room, but also for the front desk, banquet areas,and Maintenance.
URL: http://www.p2pays.org/ref/03/02592.pdf

Waste Reduction and Recycling [PDF]
Abstract: This report covers the results of a waste audit and answers the following questions: (1) What waste materials are being generated in each department of the hotel?, (3) How are waste materials being handled currently from the point of generation to disposa
URL: http://www.wrppn.org/sector/ind29003.pdf

Waste Reduction Opportunity Assessment [PDF]
Abstract: This brochure covers observations and waste stream opportunities in all major departments of the facility. In addition, (1) opportunities are summarized by commodity, (2) potential utility saving are discussed, and (3) Public Relations and Education ideas
URL: http://www.wrppn.org/sector/ind29005.pdf

Case study/success story

Hotel/Motel Waste Reduction - Planning for an Eco-logical property [PDF]
Abstract: This waste reduction fact sheet is one of a series that assist the lodging industry in reducing waste and realize cost savings and an improved public image. The focus here is on the key elements of a successful environmental program. The Washington Duke I
URL: http://www.p2pays.org/ref/01/00421.pdf

Waste Reduction in Hotels and Motels - A Guide for Hotel and Motel [PDF]
Abstract: This guidebook was developed to assist hotel, motel and restaurant managers in organizing their waste reduction initiatives
URL: http://www.p2pays.org/ref/04/03266.pdf

Fact sheet/checklist

Food Waste-Management [PDF]
Abstract: Fact sheet - Managing food waste. Great resource for hotel industry.
URL: http://www.p2pays.org/ref/03/02792.pdf

Green Business Standards Checklist
Abstract: Green Business Standards Checklist For Hotels and Motels
URL: http://www.wrppn.org/hub/checklist.htm

Green Business Standards Checklist
Abstract: Green Business Standards Checklist For Restaurants & The Food Service Industry
URL: http://www.wrppn.org/hub/restaurant.htm

Less Garbage Overnight: A Waste Prevention Guide for the Lodging Industry [PDF]
Abstract: A guide for hotels and motels to use to identify strategies that can be implemented to prevent waste generation, reduce the burden on the natural environment, and save money. Purchasing, housekeeping, operations, and property improvements are included, as
URL: http://www.p2pays.org/ref/03/02129.pdf

Pennsylvania Green Hotels & Motels
Abstract: Pennsylvania Green Hotels & Motels - Tourism and the Environment - the following site will cover all subjects; a number of the subjects will also appear in the appropriate categories under Operations.
URL: http://www.dep.state.pa.us/dep/deputate/pollprev/Industry/hote


Restaurant Waste Reduction Manual A Step-by-Step Approach to [PDF]
Abstract: This guide provides a step-by-step approach to developing a waste reduction campaign.
URL: http://www.p2pays.org/ref/03/02368.pdf

Other resources

Hospitality Related Associations
Abstract: Hospitality Related Associations - National Organizations and State Associations
URL: http://www.ahla.com/products_hosp_assoc.asp

Web site

American Hotel & Lodging Association
Abstract: AH&LA provides assistance in operations, education, and communications, and lobbies on Capitol Hill.
URL: http://webprod.ahma.com/index.asp

Best Practice Ecotourism
Abstract: This energy and waste minimization guide was developed to assist Ecotourism and nature-based tourism operators move further down the track to achieving best practice.
URL: http://www.industry.gov.au/content/itrinternet/cmscontent.cfm?

Canada's Environmental Choice Program
Abstract: Includes a copy of the specifications for earning Environment Canada's EcoLogo for industrial and commercial cleaners.
URL: http://www.environmentalchoice.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=main.D

Don't Throw Away That Food [PDF]
Abstract: Overview of EPA's Waste Reduction Record Setters Project, focusing on commercial and institutional food discard generators, which fosters development of exceptional waste reduction programs by documenting successful ones.
URL: http://www.p2pays.org/ref/04/03040.pdf

EPA Hospitality Site
Abstract: The hospitality industry spends $5 billion dollars every year on energy. Explore and use the tools and resources on this site to help your company improve its energy performance.
URL: http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=hospitality.bus_hospital

EPA's One-Stop Information Source for Green Meetings
Abstract: Green meetings help meet your meetings planning needs while minimizing negative impacts on the environment.
URL: http://www.epa.gov/oppt/greenmeetings/

Hotel/Motel Waste Reduction - Guest Rooms/Housekeeping [PDF]
Abstract: Waste reduction fact sheet part of a series intended to assist the lodging industry in their efforts to reducing waste. The focus here is on guest room and housekeeping waste reduction practices, energy and water conservation and staff education.
URL: http://www.p2pays.org/ref/01/00356.pdf

IPM-Based Landscape Design
Abstract: A series of information pages with photos, illustrations, and text that detail specific design and construction practices that can be utilized to help minimize the reliance on pesticides for long-term landscape maintenance.
URL: http://www.efn.org/%7Eipmpa/D-Mhome.html

Janitorial Products Pollution Prevention Project
Abstract: WHAT CLEANERS HAVE THE MOST PROBLEMS Contains a series of helpful tools including information on the risks associated with more than 100 cleaning product ingredients, a list of high risk products, and risk evaluation forms. The site also includes a serie
URL: http://www.westp2net.org/Janitorial/jp4.htm

Linens & Towels Reuse Program
Abstract: Project Planet Corp. - Linens & Towels Reuse Program
URL: http://projectplanetcorp.com/pages/projectp.htm

P2Pays' new industry Sector hub on Food Service
Abstract: A guide to P2 information on Food Service, as well as a compilation of pertinent on-line resources. This site contains information on activities that occur at commercial/institutional food service establishments.
URL: http://www.p2pays.org/food/

Ski Green - Food and beverage services [PDF]
Abstract: P2 opportunites for the resturant besiness sector.
URL: http://peakstoprairies.org/p2bande/skigreen/Ch%209%20Food%20Se

Transportation Project Addresses Impacts of Tourism
Abstract: Santa Barbara Car Free, also known as the Take a Vacation from Your Car Project, is a cooperative project led by the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District. A group of agencies, organizations and businesses has been meeting since 1998 to disc
URL: http://www.santabarbaracarfree.org/project.htm

University of Nevada Las Vegas
Abstract: University of Nevada Las Vegas Hospitality site.
URL: http://www.unlv.edu/Colleges/Hotel/

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