Marriott hotels plan to save 450m gallons of water in 3 years

Global hotelier Marriott is planning to cut its water use by 450 million gallons over the next three years. The chain has teamed up with sustainable services firm Nalco to […]

By Vicky Ellis

Global hotelier Marriott is planning to cut its water use by 450 million gallons over the next three years. The chain has teamed up with sustainable services firm Nalco to install water saving equipment in chillers and cooling towers across its hotels worldwide.

The programme was kicked off at a hotel in Mumbai, India, where the 583-room Marriott not far from the Gateway to India (pictured) has cut the fresh water it uses each year by 16 million gallons. The company says this has also cut its energy use and reduced the wastewater discharge from the facility.

Marriott wants to slash energy and water consumption by 25 percent per available room by 2017.

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