Articles tagged “food waste”

Hotels Experiment With Reducing Food Waste: Will All-You-Can-Eat Buffets Be History?

Hotels Experiment With Reducing Food Waste: Will All-You-Can-Eat Buffets Be History?

Nancy Trejos, Skift

Hotels are known for wanting to please their guests, and feeding them is one way of doing it. But food waste deteriorates the environment. Hotels are making an effort to cut down on it. So they are earning praise for trying, but they have a long way to go.

1 week ago

Marriott to Focus on Reducing Food Waste in 2020

Marriott to Focus on Reducing Food Waste in 2020

Claire Ballentine, Bloomberg

Food waste accounts for a lot more higher global greenhouse emissions than aviation. And hotels are one place where a lot of it is inevitable. Marriott is making a good sustainability move.

2 weeks ago

Meetings Sector Tries to Strike the Right Balance With Mobile Apps

Meetings Sector Tries to Strike the Right Balance With Mobile Apps

Isaac Carey, Skift

Apps are a great way to provide event attendees with information, but they can easily get overwhelming. When it comes to tech, event organizers need to weigh pluses and minuses between depth and simplicity.

5 months ago

Meeting Planners Make Slow Progress Toward Sustainability

Meeting Planners Make Slow Progress Toward Sustainability

Isaac Carey, Skift

Reducing food waste and environmental impacts are proving to be difficult for meeting planners. The sector's antiquated way of doing business is holding up progress at a moment when widespread change is necessary.

6 months ago