Navigation Links
Holiday Inn Express in Reston, VA teams up with Global Soap Project
Date:5/14/2013

(PRWEB) May 14, 2013

The Holiday Inn Express Reston/Herndon has teamed up with the Global Soap Project to recycle used hotel soap from check out rooms to be reprocessed into usable soap for developing countries.

The Global Soap Project is working to save lives and improve global health by recycling used hotel soap and turning it into new bars that are distributed to vulnerable populations around the world. The Global Soap Project partners with leading global health organizations such as the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), CARE, Partners in Health, and others, to maximize the impact of its’ efforts while supporting existing health programs in local communities.

With 4.6-million hotel/motel rooms in the United States, an estimated 2.6-million soap bars are discarded every day. By participating in this program, hoteliers are diverting tons of waste from landfills and bolstering environmental sustainability programs. Hotel managers, housekeepers and guests become more environmentally conscious and more sensitive to the needs of vulnerable populations.

  •     1.4 million deaths can be prevented each year by hand washing with soap
  •     7 million children have died since 2009 due to disease that could have been prevented with proper hygiene
  •     Children under 5 who wash with soap can reduce their risk of pneumonia by 50%
  •     The World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control actively promote hand washing to save lives by preventing illness and infectious diseases
  •     Hand washing with soap is among the most effective and inexpensive ways to prevent diarrheal diseases and pneumonia, which together account for 3.5 million child deaths annually.
  •     Hand washing by birth attendants before delivery red
    '/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Dont Turn to Holiday Food as a Way to Deal With Stress: Expert
2. Kick Off the Holiday Season With a Healthier Thanksgiving
3. Crash Stats Paint a Grim Holiday Picture for Some
4. Tips for Holiday Heartburn Relief
5. Dial Down Your Holiday Stress
6. Carol Fenster's Tips for Serving Holiday Guests with Special Diets
7. Spread the Purple Launches New Website Just in Time for Winter Holiday Giving Season
8. Top Holiday Deals and The Most Popular Christmas Gifts Ideas for 2012 at Christmasgiftsfor.info
9. Smile Reef Pediatric Dentist Promotes Dental Care for Kids During the Holidays
10. Adult Toys Make Perfect Gifts for Your Partner This Holiday Season According to Condomania.com
11. Give Your Heart the Gift of a Stress-Free Holiday
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/26/2014)... 2014 Parker & Sons, Inc. ... in heating, cooling and plumbing contractor services throughout ... services in 2014 with regard to air-conditioning systems. ... is known for its incredibly hot summers. Working ... intricacies and details of a wide variety of ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 The click strand ... strength and durability. Today, the business announces a ... valid until Jan. 30, 2015. , Click strand ... hardwood. BambooFlooringChina.com is a well-known brand in the ... to find a reliable bamboo flooring supplier. , ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 Product liability lawsuits filed in ... ( http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/DePuy/ ) continue to move forward in federal ... issued in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of ... open conference on January 7, 2015, at the Paul ... West Palm Beach, Florida. The Conference is scheduled to ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Recently, Dylan Queen, a famous online company supplying ... of discounted prom dresses, most of which are priced ... the company, the promotion is valid until Jan. 22, ... the UK market. , The prom dresses in this ... styles: A-line strapless, empire strapless chiffon, one shoulder, floor-length, ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... sells many bamboo products and the business is famous ... announces big discounts on its bamboo mats , which ... the world’s leader in bamboo flooring. According to the ... 2015. , The bamboo mats are made from well-treated ... the bamboo strips for the mats are boiled and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 3Health News:BambooFlooringChina.com: click strand woven bamboo flooring promotion valid until Jan. 30, 2015. 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Set to Convene Conference in January, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Set to Convene Conference in January, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Dylan Queen: Cheap Prom Dresses for the UK Market 2Health News:Various Styles of Bamboo Mats in Many Colors from BambooFlooringChina.com 2
... among people who have mild memory loss, and they can ... largest ever investigation into heart disease and stroke in those ... some of who had a MRI scan which could indicate ... at Wake Forest University now report on this sub-group, observing ...
... been at a loss when it comes to health issues. ... tobacco smoke for residents. Environmental tobacco smoke// (ETS, or passive ... - from exacerbation of asthma to eye irritation and even ... workplace and in public places. Researchers at the University of ...
... new study, researchers found that the treatment naltrexone is ... abuse. Researchers of alcohol often distinguish two patterns of ... drinking are saved up for the weekend and holidays, ... regularly and often with meals. The Anglo-Saxon pattern has ...
... new study, children of people with mood disorders who have ... own lives as well. The link is especially strong among ... who suffer from mood disorders themselves. ,Research has shown ... risk of committing suicide, but few studies have looked at ...
... they have observed that postmenopausal women who use estrogen are ... tissue change in the joints that causes pain in that ... over 40 years old. Experts estimate up to 70 percent ... conducted a study to see if estrogen plays a role ...
... a clot-buster injection may unclog a mechanical heart pump, ... from University Hospital in Germany,// felt that this is ... heart failure patients who receive left ventricular assist devices. ... pump-like device that is surgically implanted to maintain the ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:12/24/2014)... SANTA BARBARA, Calif. , Dec. 23, 2014 ... the Junior Doctors, Association of Sierra Leone ... Sierra Leone for the treatment of local ... While a new dedicated Ebola care center was ... Ebola virus, the facility is not available for local Sierra ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... 22, 2014 NxStage Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... dialysis products, announced today that the U.S. Food ... One™ to perform hemodialysis overnight while the patient ... hemodialysis. NxStage,s® System One is the first and ... this indication. Home nocturnal hemodialysis ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... DUBLIN , Dec. 22, 2014 Research ... announced the addition of the "Investment Analysis ... report to their offering. ... investments in the US medical device sector identifies ... equity and venture capital investments, and mergers and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:First Ebola Treatment Unit for Local Health Workers Arrives in Sierra Leone 2NxStage Receives FDA Clearance for Home Nocturnal Hemodialysis 2NxStage Receives FDA Clearance for Home Nocturnal Hemodialysis 3Investment Analysis of the US Medical Device Sector 2
... REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 18, 2011 Genomic Health, ... the company will present results from ten separate studies ... Meeting, taking place June 3-7, 2011 at McCormick Place ... DX® breast cancer test, which is clinically validated ...
... Dendreon Corporation (Nasdaq: DNDN ) today ... at the 2011 American Society of Clinical Oncology annual ... to Disease-Related Pain After Sipuleucel-T in Asymptomatic Patients with ... Phase 3 Trials," abstract #4661. McCormick Place Hall A ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Genomic Health Announces Ten Studies Covering Breast, Colon and Prostate Cancers Accepted for Presentation at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 2Genomic Health Announces Ten Studies Covering Breast, Colon and Prostate Cancers Accepted for Presentation at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 3Genomic Health Announces Ten Studies Covering Breast, Colon and Prostate Cancers Accepted for Presentation at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 4Genomic Health Announces Ten Studies Covering Breast, Colon and Prostate Cancers Accepted for Presentation at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 5Genomic Health Announces Ten Studies Covering Breast, Colon and Prostate Cancers Accepted for Presentation at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 6Genomic Health Announces Ten Studies Covering Breast, Colon and Prostate Cancers Accepted for Presentation at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 7Dendreon Announces Presentation of PROVENGE Data at the 2011 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting 2Dendreon Announces Presentation of PROVENGE Data at the 2011 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting 3Dendreon Announces Presentation of PROVENGE Data at the 2011 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting 4
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: