Making a green choice while away from home

When I checked into my hotel in Dallas on Friday evening I was given a choice to decline regular house keeping for environmental reasons.

There is a reward of points to decline. Frankly, I don’t need points to agree to that.

I don’t make my bed every day. And I don’t need anyone else making it.

(A note: I do make my bed when we have company over. I don’t want people thinking I am messy or anything. And I feel when you invite people to your home it should be clean and welcoming. But as a kid I had to make my bed every day so I guess this is my adult rebellion to not regularly make it. And, really, what’s the point?)

And I really don’t need clean sheets on my bed every single day. I don’t do that at home. How many people do?

At home we also don’t use a towel once and then throw in the hamper. So why have that when staying at a hotel?

Wow, what a waste of so many resources with washing sheets and towels and replacing every single day.

And with all of that washing things get worn out and … Continue reading