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World Wetlands Day: What It Is and How to Participate

World Wetlands Day takes place on February 2nd this year. What is the purpose of this global holiday and how can your hospitality business participate? Below are a few things you should know:

  • The purpose of World Wetlands Day is to increase awareness.
  • Wetlands are essential because they store and clean freshwater and are a perfect breeding ground for fish, providing a home to 40% of animal species; they also provide protection from flooding.
  • Wetlands provide $47 trillion per year in services, making this the most valuable ecosystem.
  • A mere 2.5% of the water on the planet is freshwater and most of that is frozen or underground. Less than 1% of freshwater is accessible.
  • Humans use 10 billion tons of water on a daily basis, with about 70% of that water conserved for cultivation of crops.

What Your Business Can Do to Help

If you want to participate in world wetlands day, a good start would be by displaying informational posters. Here is a link to some free resources:

Next, you can work on your own environmental footprint. One way to do this is by switching to as many eco-friendly products as possible. For example, consider some of these products from A1 American to swap out your current resources in an eco friendly way:

  • 100% Eco-Friendly Towels – These comfortable and absorbent towels are made with a unique blend of ring spun cotton and recycled polyester. They also have an anti-microbial finish and are designed for durability, thereby producing less waste.
  • Ecossential Products – From bathroom amenities to personal hand sanitizer bottles, Ecossential manufactures the products your guests want and need, without the environmental footprint.
  • Sustainable Can Liners – You need a liner in those trash cans, so using a sustainable liner shows that you care to do your part for the environment.

Call A1 American today at 833.205.2200 to get the eco-friendly and sustainable products your hospitality business needs, and don’t forget to let consumers know the role you are playing in saving the planet for future generations!

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