Fiber is Just a Part of Linens’ Evolving Sustainability Story

By Glenn Hasek, Green Lodging News – November, 5 2013 –

Getting guests to forego linen laundering is one way to reduce linen-related costs and their associated environmental footprint. Another way is to choose linen that is inherently environmentally advantageous – in other words, its reduced footprint is built into its very fibers.

Still another way is to choose a supplier that not only is concerned about the product itself but also the supply chain behind it, how it is made, and what happens to it at the end of its life…

Through the unique way it blends cotton and polyester fibers, Standard Textile has developed linen that it says lasts longer than other types on the market—longevity being an environmental asset because less product ultimately needs to be made or purchased.

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