Category: Waste

AI helps reduce food waste through better prevention and management

When used improperly, AI can wreak havoc. One need not look far in our industry, however, to find examples of how AI is being used in a positive way—in the hotel kitchen to reduce food waste.

Hilton’s Green Ramadan initiative cuts food waste by 21%.

Hilton announced the results of its Green Ramadan 2024 initiative, which aimed to further reduce food waste across hotel operations during the holy month. Through the effort, Hilton saw a more than 20 percent reduction in post-consumer food waste.

Emirates upcycles old aircraft interiors

To commemorate World Environment Day and as part of an environmental strategy that includes a commitment to consuming responsibly, Emirates is repurposing more than 50,000 kilogrammes of materials from 191 aircraft undergoing a cabin interior refresh. 

Connecticut Attorney General warns about widespread plastic microfiber pollution

In a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Connecticut Attorney General William Tong led 16 states in sounding the alarm over pervasive plastic microfiber pollution, urging EPA and NOAA to use the full extent of their authority to protect public health and the safety of our oceans.

Lindblad tasting menu: a perfect pairing with sustainability

Every guest on Lindblad Expeditions’ two newest ships, the 128-passenger National Geographic Endurance and National Geographic Resolution, are invited at least once per cruise to the small-group dining space on the ship’s top deck, called Charlie’s Table and Cook’s Nook, respectively. 

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AI helps reduce food waste through better prevention and management

When used improperly, AI can wreak havoc. One need not look far in our industry, however, to find examples of how AI is being used in a positive way—in the hotel kitchen to reduce food waste.