Spa Opportunities 25th October 2019 Issue 331

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Recycling old textiles from the hospitality and spa industry isn't a simple task, due to the quantity of textiles used Noel Asmar

Sustainable Garbs Noel Asmar Group used the Global Wellness Summit to launch a new textile recycling initiative for hotels and spas


anadian uniform manufacturer Noel Asmar Group has launched a new sustainability initiative, Hospitality Lifecycle, a textile recycling programme

for hotels and spas. The initiative looks to provide

hotels and spas access to practical, cost-effective solutions to safely and securely dispose of used uniforms, robes, towels, and sheets through global recycling experts. It will begin like Noel Asmar Group's North American partner, Debrand. The programme is tailored for both small and large properties, regardless of whom they purchase their textiles from, and end-to-end services are provided by Debrand on a cost-per-pound basis. The move is motivated by the textile industry's negative carbon footprint, and


■■Asmar, left, announced the new textile recycling initiative

the vast amount of textiles that are sent

during a panel at the Global Wellness Summit in Singapore

to the landfill or incinerator each day.

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