Textile services cycle for hotel linen 

hotel bed linenOn average, a hotel can expect to change sheets, duvet covers, pillow covers and towels 200 times per room per year. With a rental contract, the textile service company is responsible for laundering and maintaining these textiles.

To deliver bed linen for one hotel bed for one year, the textile services industry has a total carbon footprint of 90kg of CO2 emissions. This takes into account the full cycle of supplying and servicing the bed linen.  On average, this linen will go through 119 laundering cycles before it needs to be replaced. By comparison, the environmental impact of supplying new hotel textiles is 33 higher than the impact of laundering this linen once.

Printable version of ETSA CO2 factsheet.

 

Hotel Linen cycle

By comparison:

 

 

Hotel Linen Textile Services Scope

For more details on the methodology use, please download the full report Assessment of the global warming potential of two textile services.  

Printable version of the ETSA factsheets on the CO2 impact of textile services: 

Danish - CO2 Factsheet for Textile Services Cycle (1.11 MB) Danish - CO2 Factsheet for Textile Services Cycle

Dutch - CO2 Factsheet for Textile Services Cycle (1.11 MB) Dutch - CO2 Factsheet for Textile Services Cycle

CO2 Factsheets for Textile Services Cycle (950.3 KB) English - CO2 Factsheets for Textile Services Cycle

Finnish - CO2 Factsheet for Textile Services Cycle (1.11 MB) Finnish - CO2 Factsheet for Textile Services Cycle

(French) CO2 Factsheets for Textile Services Cycle (1.12 MB) French - CO2 Factsheets for Textile Services Cycle

German - CO2 Factsheet for Textile Services Cycle (1.11 MB) German - CO2 Factsheet for Textile Services Cycle

Italian - CO2 Factsheet for Textile Services Cycle (1.11 MB) Italian - CO2 Factsheet for Textile Services Cycle

Norwegian - CO2 Factsheet for Textile Services Cycle (1.11 MB) Norwegian - CO2 Factsheet for Textile Services Cycle

Swedish - CO2 Factsheet for Textile Services Cycle (1.1 MB) Swedish - CO2 Factsheet for Textile Services Cycle

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