The hospitality industry's effort to be environmentally conscious is taking on all forms from eliminating single-use plastics to an increased focus on serious recycling programs and even solar energy generation.

The latest development on the environmental front comes from Club Med. As part of its continued commitment to finding sustainable approaches to tourism, the company has just announced that it will begin introducing new uniforms for its staff made entirely from recycled plastics.

The special collection of uniforms will include polos, dresses, and caps and will be used for workers filling a variety of roles, the company said.

By opting for such uniforms, Club Med is not only finding a better use for plastic waste it is also reducing energy usage. That’s because recycled plastic uniforms require 40 percent less energy consumption when compared to regular polyester production. Read more