How to Become an
Approved Vendor

Approved Vendors


Oil2Air, Dr. Chris Cormier, ALLY MEMBER, 108 Republic Avenue, Suite B, Lafayette, LA 70508-6890, 337/344-5224, Internet: WWW Home Page, E-mail: . Clean Air, Clean Health! Love the Air You Breathe. Fresh, pure breathable air! Love the Air You Breathe. 23,000 Breaths a Day! Love the Air You Breathe.



Duct Detectives Incorporated

Duct Detectives Incorporated, Chad Everett Cowan, President/Founder, ALLY MEMBER, 6457 Hazeltine National Drive, Suite 145, Orlando, FL 32822-5162, 888/893-9110, 407/243-6601, Fax 407/243-6602, Internet: WWW Home Page. Duct Detectives, Inc. provides professional duct cleaning and indoor air quality services. Commercial air duct cleaning is an essential part of all building maintenance programs. Through normal building occupation, we generate contaminants and air pollutants, such as dander, dust and chemicals. These contaminants are pulled into the HVAC system and re-circulated 5 to 7 times per day causing a build-up of contaminants in the ductwork. This affects the indoor air quality, and the system. Our NADCA-certified technicians provide the highest quality cleaning and inspections using our state-of-the-art equipment.


FOH, Inc. Front of the House, room 360 by FOH

room360 by FOH, Alexia Rouquette, Marketing Director, ALLY MEMBER, 7630 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33138-5136, 305/757-7940, Fax 305/757-7941, Internet: WWW Home Page. room360°™ by FOH evokes a clean, modern approach to decorating by designing and manufacturing stylish amenity solutions for both hotel bath and guest rooms.



BIOgroupUSA, Inc.,


Biodegradable Food Service, LLC,


The Bag Company, Inc.,


EcoFilm / Eco Works,


Mansfield Paper,


Excel Dryer Inc.

Excel Dryer Inc., Bill Gagnon, Marketing Director, ALLY MEMBER, 357 Chestnut Street, East Longmeadow, MA 01028-0365, 413/525-4531, Fax 413/525-2853, Internet: XLERATOR hand dryer, The New Industry Standard, dries hands completely in 10-15 seconds and uses 80% less energy than conventional dryers. XLERATOR represents a 95% cost savings versus paper towels and eliminates their maintenance while improving restroom hygiene. XLERATOR is also GreenSpec Approved and helps qualify for LEED Credits.


Porcelain Recycling


Virginia Oyster Heritage Foundation, Internet, Smashed porcelain creates oyster habitat.


Clivus Mullltrum 800/425-4887, Internet:


Envirolet 800/387-5126, Internet:


AMBA Products

AMBA Products, Fred Salati, ALLY MEMBER, 790 Pickens Industrial Drive, Marietta, GA 30062-3166, 404/350-9738, Fax 404/355-0166, Internet: TURN YOUR TOWELS INTO A WARM LUXURY! Towel warmers have a variety of uses and applications. They are primarily used to heat towels and bathrobes so they are warm when guests dry off after a shower or a pool, beach or spa visit. They prevent the musty or moldy smell of towels not dried properly. Towel warmers also reduce laundry loads and water consumption since the towels don't need to be washed as frequently.


Puregreen International LLC, Kathryn Lemieux, Owner, ALLY MEMBER, 1781 Anchor Avenue, Petersburg, VA 23803-2822, 800/758-3141, 804/862-3334, Fax 804/862-3338, Internet: steamitclean, Internet: myvaporclean, Steam Vapor Cleaners are changing the way we clean! Pure Green International offers the #1 Market leading dry steam cleaners to fit your specific needs and budget. Improve allergies‚ eliminate chemicals and toxins in your staff, guests and clients. Steam cleaning is the only truly chemical free method of cleaning! Not only is it absolutely free of chemicals, it is better, faster and more effective than using most conventional store bought cleaning agents!



Colgate-Palmolive Company, Dominic Griffo, Senior Business Development Manager, Commercial Customer Group, ALLY MEMBER, 191 East Hanover Avenue, P. O. Box 1928, Morristown, NJ 07962-1928, Internet: WWW Home Page, Colgate-Palmolive offers a line of cleaning products that have been granted the EPA 'Design for the Environment' (DFE) seal. This seal is given to products that offer more positive environmental characteristics than conventional cleaning formulations. Included in this line are floor cleaners, glass cleaner, degreaser product, dishwashing detergent, wood cleaners and multi-use cleaners.

GenEon Technologies

GenEon Technologies, John P. Shanahan, ALLY MEMBER, 16026 University Oak, San Antonio, TX 78249-4013, 925/272-0550, Internet: WWW Home Page, The Only Portable, On-Site Generator of Patented Blended-Stream, Electro-Chemical Activated (ECA) Water Technology. Dependable germ, spore, virus and bacteria killing power is essential in any cleaning or sanitizing product used in the hospitality or food service industries. Ensuring that all harmful germs are eliminated from a surface is crucial to sustaining a safe work environment for staff and for maintaining a positive reputation with guests who demand the highest quality and safety standards. From window washing solutions to areas in direct contact with food, keeping surfaces clean, degreased and ready for use is essential for maximum productivity.


Proctor & Gamble Professional, Renee Buchanan, Communications Manager, ALLY MEMBER, One Procter & Gamble Plaza, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3315, 513/983-1000, Fax 513/945-9483, Internet: WWW Home Page, P&G is the largest consumer packaged goods company in the world today. Our environmental efforts are guided by both the responsibility we have to operate sustainably as well as the opportunity these efforts present to grow our business. Our program is inspired by our long-term sustainability vision. Our Long-Term Environmental Sustainability Vision announced in 2010 includes: Powering our plants with 100% renewable energy; Using 100% renewable or recycled materials in all products and packaging; Having zero consumer or manufacturing waste going to landfills and designing products that delight consumers while maximizing the conservation of resources.

CLEANING PRODUCTS, Wiping Cloths and Rags

ERC Wiping Product Inc.

ERC Wiping Product Inc., Larry Groipen, Owner, ALLY MEMBER, 19 Bennett Street, Lynn, MA 01905-3001, 800/225-9473, 781/593-4000, Fax 781/593-4020, Internet: WWW Home Page, We are a leading processor and distributor of absorbent cotton wiping cloths, soft polishing cloths, low cost rags, terry towels, presaturated wipes, durable paper wipers, microfiber towels and mops, and spill control products to industry and service companies nationwide.


Arbor Day Foundation

Arbor Day Foundation, Jared Carlson, Development Manager, ALLY MEMBER, 211 North 12th Street, Suite 501, Lincoln, NE 68508-1497, 888/448-7337x243, 402/473-2102, Fax 402/474-0820, Internet: WWW Home Page, E-mail: Change your coffee and help change the world. Demonstrate to each guest your commitment of going green by partnering with the Arbor Day Foundation to help save the rain forests through your hotel�s coffee. By diverting your current coffee expenses you can effect positive change without hurting your bottom line. Arbor Day picks the finest coffee beans grown in the rainforest, creating a delicious, organic, Fair Trade and shade-grown cup of coffee. Partnering with the Arbor Day Foundation also has the potential benefit of customized marketing materials for in-room displays as well as to our membership of over 1 million members.

Intelligent Blends

Intelligent Blends, John Lenz, Account Executive, ALLY MEMBER, 5330 Eastgate Mall, San Diego, CA 92121-2804, 858/888-7948, C 858/245-9265, Internet: WWW Home Page, Intelligent Blends offers single-serve k cup® beverages. Our products are packed and sealed in recyclable pods, reducing GHG emissions up to 30%. With single-serve our sole focus, we’re your one-stop shop for all in-room coffee and teas. From sugars and straws to brewers and trays, and everything in between, we’ve got you covered! We offer a variety of gourmet coffees and fine teas to suit most taste preferences. We also can create custom lids and brews to match the message and quality you want for your in room coffee and tea service. Contact John Lenz at 858/245-9265, e-mail to or visit


MEIKO USA, Inc., Charles (Chuck) D. Wilson, III, Managing Director/CFO; David Ciampoli, Vice President of Sales, ALLY MEMBER, 1349 Heil Quaker Boulevard, LaVergn, Tennessee 37086-3518, 800/55-MEIKO, 615/399-6600, Fax 615/399-6622, Internet: WWW Home Page. MEIKO manufactures commercial dishwashers that are specifically engineered to conserve water, reduce chemical consumption, and use less energy. Some models have a waste air heat recovery system that uses waste air, (normally exhausted outside the building) to pre-heat incoming water allowing the unit to be hooked up to a cold water line. Some models also have an auxiliary rinse zone which recycles rinse water to use it in the pre-wash.



Global Electric Motorcars, LLC, 800/999-FLEET, Internet:, Internet:



Foodservice & Packaging Institute, Inc., 703/538-2800,


The Refinishing Touch, Tiffany Hewatt, Marketing, ALLY MEMBER, 9350 Industrial Trace, Alpharetta, GA 30004-3383, 800/523-9448, 770/642-4169, Fax 770/475-4782, Internet: WWW Home Page. The Refinishing Touch™ is a world leader in providing environmentally safe, on-site Furniture Refinishing, on-site Upholstery and on-site Armoire Modification to hotels, universities and government facilities. Since 1977, The Refinishing Touch has been the pioneer of on-site Furniture Refinishing, on-site Upholstery and on-site Remanufacturing. Our comprehensive maintenance program is the most practical and advantageous way to renew your existing furniture assets at a savings of up to 80% versus buying new case goods.


Beneficial Insects
and Organisms


Association of Natural Biocontrol Producers, Internet:


A-1 Unique Insect Control,




Clivus Mullltrum, Internet:


Gardener's Supply Company,


Gardens Alive,


Gempler's Catalog,


Monterey Lawn & Garden Products, Inc.,


NaturaLawn of America,




Planet Natural,


Plow & Hearth Catalog,


Rincon-Vitova Insectaries, Inc.,


Continental Girbau

Continental Girbau, Tari L. Martin, Advertising & Communications Manager (dir 920/230-8530) ALLY MEMBER, 2500 State Road 44, Oshkosh, WI 54904, 800/256-1073, 920/231-8222, Fax 920/231-4666, Internet: WWW Home Page. E-mail:, At Continental, we believe the success of our customers determines our success. We're committed to providing quality-built laundry equipment to the self-service (card or coin operated laundry) and industrial laundry markets. Our product line-up featuring washer-extractors, commercial and industrial ironers is designed for flexibility, durability and efficiency.


Jaden Fabrics

Jaden Fabrics II Inc., Scott Currie, Marketing Manager, ALLY MEMBER, 2625 Brenner Drive, Dallas, TX 75220-1319, 800/705-1106, 214/357-2888, Fax 800/705-1107, Internet: WWW Home Page. Jaden Fabrics is the exclusive U.S. Distributor of the only 100% GREEN COTTON TOWEL in the industry utilizing the Patented ENOVA Process. Jaden and Enova are committed to making eco-conscious bath towels through the use of regenerated pre-consumer cotton yarns whose process is protected by a U.S. patent. Towels are manufactured with the Enova Process thus making a major impact on improving our environment and lives. All of our towels are designed to be 100% Green, thus of greater value than existing towels in the marketplace and at a much lower price. Our new Anti-microbial finish is safe and will last for the entire life of the towel. Our towels are thicker, fuller, softer, stronger, more luxurious, less expensive and are helping heal the earth.

Standard Textile

Standard Textile Co., Inc., Greg Eubanks, Vice President Hospitality Sales & Marketing, ALLY MEMBER, One Knollcrest Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45237-1608, 800/999-0400, 513/761-9255, Fax 513/761-0467, Internet: WWW Home Page. Standard Textile has a proud history of progress with environmental leadership and a demonstrated commitment to responsible products and processes - long before green became an industry buzzword. Sheeting and terry arrive "Room Ready for You" laundered with Tide, lasting longer and avoiding the landfill.


ERC Wiping Product Inc.

ERC Wiping Product Inc., Larry Groipen, Owner, ALLY MEMBER, 19 Bennett Street, Lynn, MA 01905-3001, 800/225-9473, 781/593-4000, Fax 781/593-4020, Internet: WWW Home Page, We are a leading processor and distributor of absorbent cotton wiping cloths, soft polishing cloths, low cost rags, terry towels, presaturated wipes, durable paper wipers, microfiber towels and mops, and spill control products to industry and service companies nationwide.

A&B Wiper Supply, Inc.

A&B Wiper Supply, Inc., Debbie Philpot, ALLY MEMBER, 5601 Paschall Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143-5737, 267/338-0123, Fax 215/482-6190, Internet: WWW Home Page, ABW’S BUY-BACK PROGRAM: We buy towels, sheets, blankets, table linen, etc. Collect: Save retired linens as they are generated in a heavy-duty tote provided by ABW. Ship: Call ABW for a pick-up at your location. Weigh: We will sort your shipment to evaluate the quality and weight. Save: We’ll issue you a credit towards your next purchase or simply buy the linens outright. CALL TODAY!


Green Express Direct

Green Express Direct, Heather Cavalier, Marketing Manager, ALLY MEMBER, 39 North 43rd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85009-4607, 877/433-7763, 602/278-0342, Fax 602/442-5136, Internet: WWW Home Page, Green Express Direct™ combines great customer service with a wide product offering of environmentally friendly products and supplies that encourage energy saving, water conservation and recycling. We encourage creativity, respect, honor, truth, loyalty, tolerance and justice. Together we can all make a difference in protecting our environment and resources.


The New York Times

The New York Times, Cynthia Graham, ALLY MEMBER, 620 Eighth Street, New York, NY 10018-1618, 1-844/698-2677, Internet: WWW Home Page, The New York Times Digital Hotel Program is a cost-effective way for you to add an environmentally friendly and luxury amenity to your property. Your guests get seamless full access to, and its international edition at on their laptops and mobile devices. Visit or call NOW.


Atlas Paper Mills

Atlas Paper Mills, Jim Brown, CEO, ALLY MEMBER, 3301 NW 107th Street, Miami, FL 33167-3714, 305/636-5740x1448, Internet: WWW Home Page, E-mail: Atlas Paper Mills was founded in 1981, and is one of a select number of U.S. manufacturers who make tissue and towels from 100% recycled scrap paper.

Cascades Tissue Group

Cascades Tissue Group, Emily Crago, 148 Hudson River Road, Waterford, NY 12188, 800/246-0711, Fax 518/238-0560, Internet: WWW Home Page, E-mail: Bring nature into your environment. North River® is the most complete line of recycled tissue paper products on the market and is also of superior quality. North River® not only exceeds the most stringent environmental standards, but is also certified by the largest number of organizations in the industry.

SCA Tissue North America

SCA Tissue North America, Carrie Schuster, Marketing Manager, Value Service Campaigns, ALLY MEMBER, 1451 McMahon Drive, Neenah, Wisconsin 54956, 866/SCA-TORK, 920/720-4732, Fax 920/224-2954, Internet: WWW Home Page, E-mail: SCA Tissue offers a wide range of EcoLogo and Green Seal™ third-party certified, 100% recycled towel, tissue and napkin products and innovative dispenser systems that control consumption and deliver savings.

von Drehle Corporation

von Drehle Corporation, Jon R. Thomson, Marketing Manager, ALLY MEMBER, 612 Third Avenue NE, Hickory, North Carolina 28601, 800/438-3631, Fax 828/322-4145, Internet: WWW Home Page, E-mail: von Drehle Corporation has been a leading supplier of towel and tissue products for the away-from-home market since 1974. You'll find our products in thousands of industrial and commercial locations, in medical and government complexes, and in airports and hotels.

Wausau Paper

Wausau Paper, Younette Sleet, Director of Marketing Communication (x7927) for Wausau Paper Towel & Tissue, ALLY MEMBER, 1150 Industry Road, P. O. Box 189, Harrodsburg, KY 40330-0189, 800/723-0001, VM 800/723-0002, Fax 859/734-8200, Internet: WWW Home Page, E-mail: Bay West Paper offers a complete line of towels, tissue, soaps, wipers and dispensing systems for the away-from-home market. The EcoSoft™ Green Seal® brand of 100% recycled papers features roll towels, folded towels, bath tissue, facial tissue and seat covers certified by Green Seal, Inc. as environmentally preferable.



Barricade Radiant Barriers, Simplex Products Division


Environmentally Safe Products


Innovative Energy, 5


Innovative Insulation, Inc.,


Louisiana Pacific,


Parsec Energy Research,


Rmax Products,



Gardener's Supply Company,


The Green Culture,


Midwest Internet Sales,, Recycled Grecian pepper barrels


Rainpail,, Semi-circular 90-gal


Spruce Creek Rainsaver,


ERC Wiping

ERC Wiping Product Inc., Larry Groipen, Owner, ALLY MEMBER, 19 Bennett Street, Lynn, MA 01905-3001, 800/225-9473, 781/593-4000, Fax 781/593-4020, Internet:, e-mail: We are a leading processor and distributor of absorbent cotton wiping cloths, soft polishing cloths, low cost rags, terry towels, presaturated wipes, durable paper wipers, microfiber towels and mops, and spill control products to industry and service companies nationwide.


Tallowmasters, LLC

Tallowmasters, LLC, Glen Martin, Business Manager, ALLY MEMBER, 9401 NW 106 Street, Suite 102, Medley, FL 33178-1241, 305/887-7536, Fax 305/884-1719, Internet: WWW Home Page, Rendering is a green industry that protects the environment by collecting and recycling used cooking oils and animal byproducts. Renderers continually recycle 95-100% of discarded material into useful saleable products. This represents the most successful and efficient recycling effort in the world today.



Aubrey Organics,


Avalon Natural Products,


SunFeather Natural Soap Company,


Alternatives to Chlorine, supplier of water purification and filtration systems, manufacturer of environmentally friendly pool and spa sanitizers links to alternative chemistry and equipment


Ozone cleaning systems keep water naturally sanitized without chlorine; effectively used in Europe for over 30 years.


Mineral treatments: Minerals such as silver and copper destroy bacteria and algae reducing the amount of chlorine needed by about 90%.


Chlorine Free Products Assn.,


FOH, Inc. Front of the House, room 360 by FOH

FOH, Inc./Front of the House, Alexia Rouquette, Marketing Director, ALLY MEMBER, 7630 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33138-5136, 305/757-7940, Fax 305/757-7941, Internet: WWW Home Page, E-mail: FOH designs and manufactures trend-setting dinnerware, buffetware and serveware for the hospitality industry, transforming the ordinary into modern elegance.


Lend a helping hand by volunteering to help build homes and community facilities while sharing culture with people worldwide.


Biosphere Expeditions, Award-winning wildlife conservation expeditions. Not for profit. For wildlife. 800/407-5761,


Blue Ventures, develops transformative approaches for nurturing and sustaining locally led marine conservation.


Earthwatch Institute, inspires connections between people and the environment. 800/776-1088,


Global Volunteers, Travel That Feeds the Soul: Join a volunteer vacation abroad or a USA volunteer program for one to three weeks. Life-affirming service programs for families, groups and individuals.


Habitat for Humanity, As a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian ministry that builds with people in need regardless of race or religion, we welcome volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds. 800/HABITAT,


La Sabranenque, Ongoing restoration of towns and villages in PFor more than 40 years la Sabranenque has been an association dedicated to the preservation of cultural heritage and to the restoration and maintenance of the old medieval village of St Victor la Coste.


Restoration Works International, helps communities in developing countries focus on the strength of their cultural past as a means to rebuild their brighter future and offers those who are interested in historic restoration a unique opportunity for hands-on direct involvement.


TCV - The Conservation Volunteers have been reclaiming green places since 1959.


Volunteers for Peace (VFP) organizes, promotes and supports voluntary service opportunities in the USA and abroad as an effective means of intercultural education, service learning, and community development.


World Endeavors provides international internship, study abroad, volunteer abroad, and customized group programs in over 20 countries around the world, with a focus on building meaningful connections between our participants and their host communities.


ion Water Management Co.

ion Water Management Co., Nick Sadeghi, CEO ALLY MEMBER P. O. Box 262326 Plano, TX 75026-2326 214/607-8438, Internet: WWW Home Page. By installing these American ingenuity Showerheads and following its simple guideline, one will actively participate in the American water conservation effort. This is a win/win situation and beneficial to all. You would save money on your water and energy bills the moment guests start using the Smart LED Showerhead and follow the three recommended stages.

GHA's Approved Vendors are all Ally Members of Green Hotels Association. We ask all prospective Ally Members to send us information on their green product or service. You can e-mail links to webpages you'd like us to see. We assess what you send, and, generally, respond with an invitation to join. We tell everyone that none of us can be green without the vendors offering their green products and services—they're absolutely critical to greening.

We would be very pleased to have your business join Green Hotels Association as an Ally Member. Please see to learn more about the features and benefits of Ally Membership. See to see our list of Ally Members by categories along with their attention-grabbing logos.

Below are downloadable .pdf files of our membership brochure, application and benefits page for your convenience.

The media has always been extremely good to GHA, and we are very grateful. The media attention lifts all of our members and brings new business to our members' green doors. Web statistics regarding unique visitors and hits are posted on our home page, and verify the impact GHA has had on environmental aspects of the hospitality industry resulting from our almost 20-year history.

GHA wants to know about the greenness of your product or service. We want Ally Members to have an environmental webpage explaining why the product or service they are marketing is green. We insist that browsers from GHA's website be able to immediately find the green products or services of the vendor. Also, we think it's very important that vendors provide information on how green your business is internally. So, GHA always suggests that Ally Members also have environmental webpages on the greenness of the business internally so that prospective clients and customers know that you are walking the talk.

We look forward to having your company join our elite corps of green vendors working to provide green products and services to hoteliers interested in protecting our environment. Please do let me know if you have further questions or concerns.

Thinking green, Patty Griffin, President and Founder, Green Hotels Association

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