Grand Hyatt in Melbourne has been awarded the ‘Hyatt Thrive Leadership Award for Excellence in Environmental Sustainability’, recognising the hotel’s commitment to environmental conservation through the implementation of Oklin’s food waste composter supplied by our Australian partner – Closed Loop. Grand Hyatt is the first five star hotel in Victoria to implement this sustainable recycling program. The … Continued
Gambling in Macau has been legal since the 1850s when the Portuguese government legalised the activity in the autonomous colony. Since then, Macau has become known worldwide as the “Gambling capital of the world” or “Monte Carlo of the Orient”. Gambling tourism is Macau’s biggest source of revenue, making up about 50% of the economy. With the entry of large foreign casinos from Las Vegas and Australia, … Continued
The H&M group has a strong history in sustainability, and their vision is to use their size and scale to lead the change towards circular and renewable fashion while being a fair and equal company. In 2013, H&M launched a worldwide garment collecting initiative to reduce the amount of textiles being sent to landfill. Since then, … Continued
Grand Hyatt Melbourne has been announced as a finalist in the Large Business category for the 2017 Premier’s Sustainability Awards for reducing their food waste through an Oklin’s Closed Loop Organics Unit initiative to be announced at the awards ceremony hosted by media personality Charlie Pickering on Thursday 26th October at the Plaza Ballroom in … Continued
Matt explains how he reduces waste in his restaurants to zero and in turn makes the food, eco system and community better. His restaurants were zero waste, taking in no waste, nor generating any waste that needed to be disposed of in landfill. For example, milk was delivered in vats, saving 45,000 plastic bottles per … Continued
Oklin International’s GG02 composting machine (previously named the Red Dragon Composter) is once again available! The GG02 has a daily capacity of 4kg or 8lbs and is perfect for residential use, or for use in small-scale hospitality setting like cafes, coffee shops, food trucks or small restaurants! Our GG02 units may be small in size, … Continued
According to the Michelin guide, Bloom in the Park in Malmo, Sweden is “a restaurant with a difference: it has no menu and no wine list! Boldly flavoured, eye-catching dishes use imaginative, original combinations of top quality ingredients, including organic herbs and flowers from their greenhouse. It’s set in a pretty lakeside lodge and has a … Continued
Sweden is so good at recycling that, for several years, it has imported rubbish from other countries to keep its recycling plants going. Less than 1 per cent of Swedish household waste was sent to landfill last year or any year since 2011. Watch the video and read more here.