Intercontinental Group doing away with mini toiletries

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UNITED STATES (WSYR-TV) — One of the world’s biggest hotel chains is bidding goodbye to travel-size toiletries in its room. The decision affects Intercontinental Group, which owns Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza, and Kimpton Hotels.

The company says it will get rid of miniature-size plastic bottles of shampoo, conditioner and bath gel. Instead, they will be replaced with bulk-size toiletries in rooms by 2021. The goal is to cut down on the company’s plastic waste footprint.

Intercontinental says it uses about 200 million travel-size toiletries a year in it 5,600 hotels and officials say the switch will lead to a significant reduction in plastic waste.


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