Environmental Accounting of Municipal Solid Waste Originating from Rooms and Restaurants in the Hong Kong Hotel Industry

@article{Chan2001EnvironmentalAO,
  title={Environmental Accounting of Municipal Solid Waste Originating from Rooms and Restaurants in the Hong Kong Hotel Industry},
  author={W. Chan and J. C. Lam},
  journal={Journal of Hospitality \& Tourism Research},
  year={2001},
  volume={25},
  pages={371 - 385}
}
  • W. Chan, J. C. Lam
  • Published 2001
  • Business
  • Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research
This article focuses on the estimation and the environmental accounting of municipal solid waste (MSW) produced by the hotel industry in Hong Kong. Five models to estimate the amount of the hotel industry’s MSW were developed. It was revealed that plastic toiletries in the industry ranked highest, and newspapers ranked second. Also, the research found that the minimum amount of MSW produced for each occupied room was 1.978 kg, and the quantity of MSW created by the Hong Kong hotel industry… Expand

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