The sustainability of production and consumption in hotel businesses, the future of which is largely dependent on the environment, depends on strengthening efforts to separate economic benefit from environmental degradation. In this context, the zero waste approach, which aims to prevent waste and protect limited resources, is an important opportunity in terms of reducing the negative effects of hotel businesses on the environment.
The zero waste management system, a social commitment to adopt sustainable natural systems, where waste becomes a new material, must become the new focus of hotel businesses. Zero waste practices will contribute to reducing the raw material, material, waste transportation and disposal costs of hotel businesses and increasing their revenues.
It is vital to implement a zero waste management system in hotel businesses for the protection of natural resources and economic sustainability. In the book prepared from this point of view; waste types, waste management, zero waste approach are discussed, the establishment of a zero waste management system, waste prevention and reduction suggestions are focused on.