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Workshop: Pollution Prevention in the Hospitality Industry: How Managing the Environment Can Help Your Bottom Line
January 7, 2009
Pollution Prevention in the Hospitality Industry:
How Managing the Environment Can Help Your Bottom Line
New York, New York
On January 7, 2009, 60 representatives from government, hospitality facilities,
industry suppliers, non-governmental organizations, and academia gathered
to learn more about opportunities to prevent pollution within the hospitality
industry. The workshop included welcoming remarks by the U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA), 11 presentations, one facilitated discussion,
and closing comments by EPA. Key change agents in the hospitality industry
and government representatives gave presentations to introduce reasons
why the hospitality industry should go green; present an overview of EPA
partnership programs; and provide detailed looks at waste management,
green cleaning, energy management, and water efficiency in the industry.