10 Eco-Friendly Balloon Alternatives

Helium balloons are a lot of fun, whether they’re bobbing on the end of a piece of string tied to a child’s wrist, or turning people’s voices squeaky at a grown-up party.

But balloons can be harmful to the environment and helium is a very, very limited resource – and we can’t make more of it.

If you’re concerned about protecting the environment, helium balloons are a definite no-no. In this article we’ll take a look at why, and list some of the environmentally friendly alternatives to balloon release and helium balloon decorations for your next party.

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How hotels can be more environmentally friendly

A hotel typically uses a lot of energy and produces a lot of waste. At maximum occupancy, every room contains at least 1-2 people using electrical appliances, consuming toiletries and throwing their rubbish in the bin.

This all adds up to big footprints on issues including carbon emissions, water consumption, electricity use and harmful chemicals used to clean guests’ rooms and launder the linen.

In this article we’ll look at this in more detail and consider some of the ways how hotels can be more environmentally friendly now and in the future.

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