Practical Values: The Suite Lowdown

A snapshot of companywide sustainability policies at six hotel chains

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hotel chain

energy efficiency

water efficiency

recycling & reuse

nontoxic cleaning?

Fairmont

Some cfls; some offsets

Low-flow showerheads, taps, and toilets; linen reuse

Hotelwide and in-room recycling; used furniture donated to community groups

At some locations

Kimpton

50% of rooms and all offices have cfls

Low-flow faucets, toilets, and showers; linen reuse

Hotelwide recycling and fashionable in-room bins; some paper recycling

Yes

Marriott

Energy-efficient lighting, leds, and laundry at some hotels

Some low-flow showerheads; linen reuse

Pilot program only

No

Motel 6, Sofitel, Novotel (Accor)

Motion sensors for AC; leds for exterior signage

Low-flow showerheads and faucets; linen reuse

Battery and fluorescent-bulb recycling; recycling at corporate offices

No

Radisson, Regent, Country Inns & Suites (Carlson)

Some cfls

Linen reuse at some hotels

Some recycling, but not in guest rooms

At some locations

Best Western

No program

Linen reuse

No program

No

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Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

Truth #1: The chaos is the point.

Truth #2: Team Reality is bigger than it seems.

Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

Truth #4: When we go to work, we're in the fight.

Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

Truth #6: The only thing that can save us is…us.

Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

And if you think journalism like Mother Jones'—that calls it like it is, that will never acquiesce to power, that looks where others don't—can help guide us through this historic, high-stakes moment, and you're able to right now, please help us reach our $350,000 goal by October 31 with a donation today. It's all hands on deck for democracy.

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