The state of California introduced a new set of rules for the hospitality industry this week. Ban on the use of small disposable plastic bottles, which are usually distributed to guests in national chains and hotels.
"Californian governor Gavin Newsom (D) announced Wednesday that he has signed laws prohibiting the distribution of plastic bottles to guests filled with plastic in hotels that have personal products such as shampoo, conditioner or soap" The Hill.
The new rules come into effect on January 1, 2023 and apply to hotels with more than 50 rooms or suites. The regulation applies to all hotels in 2024.
"Thank you, Governor @GavinNewsom that you have signed # ab1162 to ban disposable toiletries bottles in the hotel industry! This bill brings us one step closer to phasing out disposable plastics in our society. Many thanks to the California Hotel & Lodging Association for their support, "wrote the Assembly member behind the law.
Many thanks to Governor @GavinNewsom for signing # ab1162 Prohibiting Toiletries for Single Use Bottles in the Hotel Industry! This bill brings us one step closer to phasing out disposable plastics in our society. Many thanks to the California Hotel & Lodging Association for their support. @AssemblyDems pic.twitter.com/sTCVHWs7z2
– Ash Kalra (@Ash_Kalra) October 10, 2019
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