Anita Roddick - a tough act to follow

Abd Razak, Dzulkifli (2007) Anita Roddick - a tough act to follow. The New Sunday Times.

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    Abstract

    IN almost every hotel room that you check in, there will be a "Dear Guest" message hanging in the bathroom. It will read: "Please help us preserve the environment by hanging up any towels you intend to reuse." Somehow it is too towelcentred. No mention is made about the judicious use of water or electricity, especially the use of central airconditioning. Or whether the soap, shampoo or bath gel supplied are environmentfriendly. Then there's the complimentary "natural" mineral water in a plastic bottle—knowing full well what plastic bottles can do to the environment. In other words, hoteliers could do much more for the environment, if they are genuinely interested. After all, there are numerous environmentfriendly items in the market.

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions > HC79 Special topics-Including air pollution, automation,consumer demand, famines, flow of funds,etc.
    Divisions: Koleksi Naib Canselor (Vice Chancellor Collection) > Profesor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak > Newspaper Clippings
    Depositing User: Mr Noorazilan Noordin
    Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2017 11:53
    Last Modified: 17 Apr 2017 11:53
    URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/33211

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