04 Sep '11, 10am

The End of Tiny Toiletry Bottles? | Care2 Causes

The End of Tiny Toiletry Bottles? | Care2 Causes

They tuck so beautifully into a carry-on bag, and they are small enough not to trigger retaliation from overzealous security guards, but those little hotel-sized bottles of shampoo, conditioner and body lotion are an environmental mess. Friends of mine gather them zealously. They seldom travel, but they ask everyone who does to bring back the little bottles. They are not hoarders. They put them into small bags, along with toothpaste, toothbrushes, hand soap and other small items. In winter they give them out at a shelter that offers beds during the months when sleeping on the streets can be fatal. All around the world, thousands of hotels stock the tiny bottles that provide amenities for travelers. An informal July survey by USATODAY.com and TripAdvisor.com showed that 44% of hotel guests either ignore them or use and leave them. Others take them along when they check out ...

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