COVID-19 has impacted the hospitality industry in many ways. For one, we can expect people to be more conscious of the sanitary conditions at hotels they frequent. Even before the global pandemic took rise, Nielsen conducted a study showing that 81% of consumers strongly prefer to patronize companies that help improve the environment in their practices. Using eco-friendly hotel cleaning products at your property is not only good for the environment, but also good for the well-being of staff, guests, and your reputation as a hotel. See below for a number of environmentally-friendly cleaning products to use at your facilities and tune in to our first free webinar, “Healthy Hotel, Healthy Business” on April 22nd, 2020 at 11am EST for more on how to prepare your hotel to rebound and improve health conditions after the pandemic.
MamaSuds is a family-owned small business based in the state of Michigan. You can find everything from linen soap to dish washing powder and other cleaning products that are naturally-focused, non-toxic and free of synthetics.
Mrs. Meyers also has a line of environmentally safe cleaning products. The products combine plant-based ingredients and essential oils for a natural way to get rid of kitchen and bathroom grime and odors and even works on non-porous surfaces such as finished wood and tile floors, countertops, walls, porcelain, and more. Added bonus: Their scents range from mums and peonies to basil and honeysuckle.
E-Cloth boasts of cloths that clean with just water. Their products are chemical-free, high performance, and paper-less, requiring no plastic bottles or refills. With completely chemical-free products and cloths, they require no cleaning agents or toxic sprays to achieve the desired result. cleaning.
Force of Nature is an appliance that can turn tap water, salt and vinegar into a multi-purpose natural cleaner and deodorizer. The company uses electricity to change the chemical composition of vinegar, salt and water into a multi-purpose cleaner and federal EPA registered disinfectant and sanitizer.
Bona’s water-based floor cleaner is a simple-to-use, spray and mop cleanser. The cleaning formula dries fast, is residue-free, and safe for people, pets and the planet. It is even Greenguard Gold certified for its low VOC emissions.
Method Home provides a wide range of cleaning products, from cleaners to detergents, made with naturally derived, cruelty-free biodegradable ingredients in eco-friendly packaging. Their facilities even use renewable energy and a biodiesel shipping program.
Aromatherapy Naturals was created by a cleaning service owner with over 20 years experience. The brand has a long line of products from stainless steel cleaner to carpet deodorizers, all made from completely natural ingredients, containing no chemicals, no preservatives, no synthetics, nor any colors. The perfect solution for guests who may suffer from allergies and asthma.
NatureZway provides eco-friendly products from bamboo bathroom tissue to compostable waste bags. Bamboo is the company’s primary material of choice due to the fact that it is easily renewable, uses less water than trees and reduces greenhouse gases while capturing CO2. Products are eco-friendly, biodegradable, and 100% BPA free.
Better Life set out to create a product that would change the way people think about natural cleaning. This line of products includes soaps, lotions, and a variety of cleaners, including options for floor, grass, nursery, screen, and granite cleaners.
Another way to eliminate paper waste at any facility is by using a single Skoy cloth, which replaces up to 15 rolls of paper towels and is 100% biodegradable. The cloth is super absorbent and dries quickly to avoid growth of bacteria. It’s also chlorine-free, unbleached, and non-GMO product, using water-based colors and inks.
Pumie toilet bowl ring remover erases toilet bowl rings in seconds. With an eco-friendly pumice rubbing stone, it rids toilets of rust and lime buildup without harming hard surfaces or your skin.
The benefits of using environmentally friendly cleaning products in the hospitality industry cannot be understated. Doing so is not just good for the environment, but can also benefit your bottom line. With so many sustainable products in the market, it’s easier than ever to go green. Everything from reusable towels to eco-friendly packaging counts and helps provide a safe, chemical-free environment for staff and guests. Now that we know the importance of eco-friendly cleaning products, be sure to invest in products that are green and have received a stamp of approval from any of the major green product certification organizations like EcoLogo by UL or EPA’s Safer Choice program.