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Pollution Prevention in the Hospitality Industry

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  • Pollution Prevention in Buffalo Niagara Hospitality Sector Final Report

HospitalitySpanning a wide array of supply chains, services, and activities, the hospitality industry presents a major opportunity to combine economically and environmentally sustainable practices. By using sound environmental management practices, lodging and restaurant establishments can reduce their impact on the environment, improve their bottom line, and satisfy customer demand for environmentally conscientious hospitality facilities.

EPA developed this website to provide busy hospitality professionals and academics with easily accessible information to start or expand a pollution prevention program.

  • Why Go Green?: Learn about the many benefits to going green.
  • Going Green: Identify opportunities to reduce pollution in your hotel or restaurant.
  • Resources: Find programs, materials, and tools to help you implement your program.
  • Connect: Network and share best practices with EPA and industry stakeholders.
  • Green Curricula: Develop green academic and professional programs for the hospitality industry.

For Additional Information

Contact Joseph Bergstein (bergstein.joseph@epa.gov), EPA Pollution Prevention Team, 212-637-3890 to make a comment, request fact sheets to help kick start your pollution prevention program, or ask a question about this website.


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