California lawmakers want to ban those little shampoo bottles you get in hotels
CNN - Sun 14 Apr 23:36 GMT

Those little shampoo bottles offered in hotel bathrooms, used once or twice and then usually tossed in the trash, could soon be a thing of the past in California.

California lawmakers want to ban those little shampoo bottles you get in hotels

  State lawmakers are considering a bill that would ban hotels from providing guests with small plastic bottles for soap, shampoo and conditioner.

  Santa Cruz County passed a similar law that banned small toiletry bottles in hotels last year, CNN affiliate KSBW reported The legislation comes amid a growing push to phase out single-use plastics like straws and bags.

  The program is expected to save an average of 250 pounds of plastic per year for a 140-room hotel -- about 23,000 plastic bottles, last April that it would replace the individual soap, shampoo and conditioner bottles with bulk dispensers in its showers.

  The program is expected to save an average of 250 pounds of plastic per year for a 140-room hotel -- about 23,000 plastic bottles, Marriott International announced last April that it would replace the individual soap, shampoo and conditioner bottles with bulk dispensers in its showers.

  The program is expected to save an average of 250 pounds of plastic per year for a 140-room hotel -- about 23,000 plastic bottles, Marriott told Lodging Magazine "This is a win-win from a sustainability perspective, operational perspective, and financial perspective," Denise Naguib, vice president of sustainability for Marriott, told the magazine.