Vinci Hotels conducts an annual study with the aim of analyzing and monitoring the Waste Management and Reduction Plan 2021-2030. A report where it is verified that the hotel company has recycled 55% of its waste in the last year, which represents more than half of the rest.
The company is committed to a circular economy, with recycling as one of its fundamental pillars. This is a fundamental aspect that travelers have recently taken into account when planning their stay.
In the coming years, Vinci plans to reduce the remaining 45% of waste. But, above all, it focuses on undifferentiated or rejected waste, i.e. a mixture of waste that, when it arrives at the plant, tries to separate it into fractions for proper recycling (glass, packaging, cardboard, organic). What is not recovered can go to a landfill or landfill, enabling energy to be generated with the gases that are released.
On the other hand, the company has launched ‘Plastic Free’, one of its main measures: the elimination of all single-use plastic products from the chain. They are welcome to change and review features and products to adapt them to current sustainability demands.
Thus, Vincci Hoteles is striving to reduce waste generation with measures such as a review of procurement criteria to prioritize bulk products (where plastic is avoided), and the introduction of dispensers for food and bathroom products. Is. ,
Apart from this, they are also aware of the wastage of food, which is why they have also started the ‘Zero Waste’ scheme, which proposes to control not only the purchase and expiry dates, but also the leftover food. starts again. That it can be consumed and doesn’t end up in the trash, like non-profit organizations that could benefit from it.
Waste Management and Mitigation Plan
Vincci Hoteles has a waste management and reduction plan which is included in its ecological transition plan. This is the hotel chain’s 2030 Agenda, where specific plans are reviewed and created for each of the company’s areas with the greatest environmental impact, and general objectives are established for the improvement of all of them with a view to the year 2030. Are.
Thus, the areas covered in this plan are: waste management and minimization, CO2 footprint reduction, sustainable water management, healthy and sustainable food, and management of corporate social responsibility.