- May 22, 2008
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During the "Green Craze" high-end hotels were touting that they used dispensers. I was part of a WVDEP Office of Innovation class (year-long) on Environmental Management) and was the smallest business included. In the site visit, they said I was already doing everything I possibly could (they gave me a grant that I used to get a composter). I plastered it all over that we were GREEN! It made ZERO difference with reservations - people talked the talked but were not interested in walking the walk. They still left lights on, wanted bottled water, and on and on .I've done some research into this a couple of years ago. The one-time-use plastics were killing me from an ecological standpoint. Every article I came across online stated that dispensers are either perceived by guests as "cheap" or "unsanitary". I personally think they are great, but for now we are sticking with the individual little bottles and wrapped soaps.