Suppliers Divert Leather from Landfills, Create Long-Lasting, Design-Friendly Pieces – By Glenn Hasek

Increasingly, companies serving the hotel industry have been promoting their leather as a green product. How can that be? Green Lodging News examined 10 leather companies to determine exactly what makes their products sustainable. In all cases it came down to how long leather lasts, how leather is processed and how leather scraps are repurposed.

Sandals Resorts to Eliminate Single-Use Plastic from Resorts Across Seven Caribbean Islands

Today, on the first day of Pollution Prevention Week, Sandals Resorts International (SRI) announced that all 19 Sandals and Beaches Resorts across seven Caribbean islands – including Jamaica, the Bahamas, St. Lucia, Antigua, Grenada, Barbados and Turks & Caicos – will eliminate the 21,490,800 single-use plastic straws and stirrers used across the resorts each year by November 1, 2018.