Friday, July 25, 2008

PLASTIC WATER BOTTLES AT HERMANN HILL

If you are old enough, you may recall these classic lines in the 1967 movie The Graduate. The dialog goes like this:

Mr. McGuire: I want to say one word to you. Just one word.
Benjamin: Yes, sir
Mr. McGuire: Are you listening?
Benjamin: Yes, I am.
Mr. McGuire: Plastics

When we added plastics to the items we recycle, we were amazed at the amount of water bottles we generate each week. The internet is full of websites dealing with the environmental impact, such as Bottled Water Issues .

We are currently supply each room refrigerator at the inn-suite with two bottles of water/room and supply each riverbluff cottage suite refrigerator with four bottles. The number one item requested by guests is for additional bottles of water. The question is simple:
Should we provide unlimited amounts of bottled water to our guests, or is there another way to allow them to refill their empty bottles?

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Going Green @ Hermann Hill- Plastic Bottle alternative?

When you think about "Plastics" and you are old enough 1968 movie The Graduate may come to mind, when Dustin Hoffman is told by