Sweet dreams? Hotel group behind Novotel, Mercure and Ibis rolls out greener linens

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The new fabrics are ecru, the colour of natural cotton | Credit: AccorHotels
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The new fabrics are ecru, the colour of natural cotton | Credit: AccorHotels

Hospitality giant to stock cohort of mid-range and budget hotels with natural coloured towels, robes and bedlinens in bid to cut carbon footprint

AccorHotels, the hospitality group behind hotel chains such as Ibis and Mecure, has announced plans to switch the towels and bedlinens at thousands of its hotels to greener alternatives. The firm said...

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