Marvin Dixion Four Seaons

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  • From 2006 to 2007, our Tonnage decreased from 1036.26 lbs to 796.88 lbs.
  • Marvin Dixion Four Seaons

    1. 1. Food Composting for Hotels Presentation by Marvin Dixon Director of Engineering
    2. 2. Green Results 2009 Tonnage 2006 Tonnage Total Total Compactor Compactor Month Monthly Month Monthly Hauls Hauls Tonnage In 2006, our total Tonnage Jan 4 38.06 Jan 13 96.29 Tonnage was Feb 4 38.04 Feb 12 90.33 March 4 42.41 1036.26 tons. March 14 106.02 April 4 41.43 April 12 94.07 May 5 48.77 May 11 105.06 June 4 44.41 Through June 7 56.86 July 4 40.43 July 13 75.69 Aug 5 45.51 composting and Aug 14 84.49 Sept 5 46.07 recycling, we were Sept 13 85.31 Oct 5 57.96 Nov 5 59.14 able to reduce Oct 11 75.02 Nov 13 81.88 Dec 6 56.91 that by 47% to Dec 13 85.24 Year End Tonnage 559.14 tons. Year End 55 559.14 Tonnage 146 1036.26
    3. 3. Guidelines and Tips Meet with your waste management supplier Assess your property (including loading dock) Quantify monetary benefits associated with starting and maintaining a program Research and make contact with food composting facilities Meet with key departments in the hotel (kitchen, stewarding, etc)
    4. 4. Guidelines and Tips Revamp signage and receptacles Develop and get your “green team” on board. Meet with local officials
    5. 5. Four Seasons Hotel, Philadelphia 2009 Waste Stream Report 2009 Tonnage 558.13 Tonnage variance 2009 vs. 2008 - 169.89 Percentage difference 2009 vs. 2008 30% Cardboard/Paper Comingle 60,000 Compost Generated 220,950 Total Trash Generated 1,057,430 Recycled 280,950 Captured Rate 27% Total Food and Beverage Covers 231,295 Pounds composted per cover 0.96 Emisson Reduction of CO2 88.38 metric tons
    6. 6. The Art of Recycling Rooftop Garden with Compost Generated from Hotel Food Waste “The kitchen is the nucleus of the operation. Whatever goes out of the kitchen comes back.”
    7. 7. THE NEWEST RECYCLABLE Micro 100% of Turbines building’s hot water 25% of building’s 10% of electric building’s heat
    8. 8. Microturbine Hot Domestic Hot Water Water Reclamation Hydronic Heating Guest Room Pool, Hot tub, Heating Spa Trigen Logan One Steam Hot Water Kitchen Refrigerant Hot Water Condenser Loop Shower Wastewater Steam Condensate Laundry Hot Water Heat Recovery Recovery
    9. 9. “Use only what you need, and give the rest back.” Marvin Dixon Director of Engineering Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia One Logan Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103 voice: 1 (215) 963-2703 fax: 1 (215) 963-2795 marvin.dixon@fourseasons.com www.fourseasons.com/philadelphia

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