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InterContinental Hotels to ditch tiny toiletries to cut plastic waste

InterContinental Hotel Group announced plans to replace mini shampoo and soap bottles with bulk dispensers and refillable bottles as it tries to reduce plastic waste. The chain’s more than 5,600 hotels will complete the switch by 2021, eliminating the 200-million-plus small toiletries it supplies guests every year. Read more about the sweeping change.