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California may ban hotels from giving guests tiny bottles of shampoo, conditioner, lotion

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Posted By: MissMolly, 4/12/2019 4:46:08 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Hotels in California may no longer be able to provide guests with tiny bottles of shampoo, conditioner, lotion, or other personal care products. Assembly Bill 1162 passed the Natural Resources committee on Monday by a vote of 6-3 (two Assemblymembers did not vote.) The bill would ban “lodging establishments”, including hotels, motels, resorts, bed and breakfasts, and vacation rentals, from offering small plastic bottles holding 12 ounces or under of product in rooms or public spaces. Instead, the establishments could offer “bulk dispensers” that could be used by a number of people. T

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Reply 1 - Posted by: another_clinton 4/12/2019 4:48:31 PM (No. 31974)
Another reason to cross Californie off my list!!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 4/12/2019 4:53:23 PM (No. 31959)
I cannot stand dispensers of liquid soap and shampoo in hotel showers. They look cheap and cheesy.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: seamusm 4/12/2019 4:54:02 PM (No. 31977)
Yea, I can just see reaching for a bar of used soap and seeing someone elses hair stuck to it. Yechhh!
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Sandpiper 4/12/2019 5:08:09 PM (No. 31983)
I agree with No. 2 - the dispensers look tacky and I won’t use them. Are you reading this Hospitality Industry?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: tsquare 4/12/2019 5:11:04 PM (No. 31989)
Great counter to this. Bring your own, leave them..or avoid ca like the plague
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Bur Oak 4/12/2019 5:25:20 PM (No. 31963)
What´s next, a ban on disposable cups, plates and utensils?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: whyyeseyec 4/12/2019 5:37:07 PM (No. 31988)
Leave it to the Dems to strip every vestige of fun out of life.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: stablemoney 4/12/2019 5:39:13 PM (No. 31978)
Ca. is a fascist state. Ca. does not need to nationalize the business, because they tell the owner what they can and cannot do, and take half or more of the profits, a lot easier than nationalization.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: msjena 4/12/2019 5:42:20 PM (No. 31971)
Yuk. I don´t want to pay exorbitant hotel rates just to have to clean up like in a public restroom. Another killer for the hotel business.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: padiva 4/12/2019 5:44:42 PM (No. 31961)
How can the consumer be sure that the products have not been tampered with?
Yep, which place will be the first one to discover Nair in the shampoo container?
The real problem will be when the State puts cameras in the bathrooms to determine if the consumers are using their own single-use products.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: franq 4/12/2019 5:47:17 PM (No. 31970)
Honestly, I had a friend who said, "Let it break off into the sea like a giant t**d."
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Reply 12 - Posted by: qr4j 4/12/2019 5:55:28 PM (No. 31968)
As Number 10 says, how can one be sure someone has not tampered with the dispenser in the shower or at the sink? There is no seal as there is on an individual bottle. This is ridiculous!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: volksford 4/12/2019 5:56:16 PM (No. 31972)
Folks,..they are insane certifiably insane.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter 4/12/2019 5:57:20 PM (No. 31994)
More demonstrative proof that links California´s slide toward the socialist abyss directly to the invocation of a full-time legislature in 1966.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: slab 4/12/2019 6:02:26 PM (No. 31960)
OK. Why shower anyway?
If you stink you will fit right in with all the people on any of their filthy, poo covered streets.
I"m never going there again.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: PeasantNumberThree 4/12/2019 6:45:45 PM (No. 31979)
I can just see Gov. Nuisance, Sen. Feinstein, Sen. Horizontal, and Speaker Pelousy all getting together to decide what to do next to drive the remaining (legal) Californians and visiting Americans out of this state - so they can create a miniature Mexico inside the United States...
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Krause 4/12/2019 6:47:49 PM (No. 31986)
Central planners are funny.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: mort 4/12/2019 6:58:09 PM (No. 31985)
I lived there. I left there and I will never go back. It´s a liberal crap hole.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: udanja99 4/12/2019 7:10:52 PM (No. 31969)
California is committing slow suicide. I hope they succeed. (After all of the California Ldotters leave the state).
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Rubinski 4/12/2019 7:18:32 PM (No. 31992)
Evidently not a popular sentiment here, but I think all those little plastic bottles are very wasteful. I would recommend they consider packaging them in little pouches like ketchup that are not made of plastic or are biodegradable.

#3, I do not think that soap will be affected because it´s not packaged in a plastic bottle.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Sam1 4/12/2019 7:23:05 PM (No. 31987)
Traveled weekly for decades due to business and never once used hotel products. Packed my own shampoo, soap, etc.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: john56 4/12/2019 7:23:39 PM (No. 31990)
Being a supplier to the hotel business, I can tell you most hoteliers do not like the large refillable containers. Labor costs to refill them are higher (and good housekeepers who are dependable to show up to work every day are harder and more expensive to find), guests don´t like them because of sanitation issues, and many people like the small sizes because first -- they´re one time/one stay needs and second -- they can take them home if they wish.

And the womens and family aid shelters love them.

As for soap, there is a company that "recycles" hotel soaps and makes them into larger blocks of soap that are donated to poor countries. (cleantheworld.org)
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Reply 23 - Posted by: jimincalif 4/12/2019 7:27:20 PM (No. 31976)
Won´t be a problem once California progressives outlaw showers due to drought and climate change hysteria.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: DVC 4/12/2019 7:48:50 PM (No. 31967)
Cali really is run by the lunatics.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Strike3 4/12/2019 8:02:24 PM (No. 31991)
We could adapt to their Michael Bloomberg level of lunacy but it´s much more satisfying to deny California any of my money by avoiding the state forever. I find myself checking labels and product descriptions more and more lately to make sure it was not made, grown or packaged there.

Any day now the entire CA population is going to die off due to any number of serious plagues that are developing there and in time it will be habitable again by people who can appreciate beaches without destroying the entire state.

Given their water problems, showers will soon be banned and these little bottled products will be moot.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: smcchk 4/12/2019 8:04:15 PM (No. 31962)
I am not that fussy but I would never use cleansing products from a communal dispenser. Nope. Packaging can be changed to a less wasteful material but single use only.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: bamboozle 4/12/2019 8:21:48 PM (No. 31993)
What´s next? Forbidding more than a single change of bedding/towels per room per week?
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Mike22 4/12/2019 8:43:51 PM (No. 31984)
While the San Andreas runs east of Los Angeles and right through the bay area it is a strike slip fault and would not break California off from the rest of the country nor wipe out San Francisco (the movie San Andreas is very entertaining). What you anti-Californians want is a major quake in a off shore subduction zone. This kind of quake is a real possibility in the Pacific northwest and the resulting tsunami could eliminate Seattle and Portland, which would put Oregon and Washington back in the red state category.

There are subduction faults off Los Angeles but they are unlikely to generate a large enough wave eliminate Los Angeles. That might not be enough to put California back in the red state column so the mad scientists among you may want to work on a way to generate one that hits San Francisco as well. Please find a way for the wave to miss San Diego since lots of conservative folks live there.

If the big Island of Hawaii breaks in two along the Koa’e Fault Zone, as some scientists have speculated it might, it could generate a long run out undersea slide that could generate a wave big enough to take out the entire west coast, putting California, Oregon and Seattle back in the Republican zone since the conservative 40% mostly live on the east side of those states.

Or you could work on reforming or eliminating the leftist indoctrination in the k-12 public schools and state universities.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: john56 4/12/2019 8:47:44 PM (No. 31965)
#28 ... I think the quake theories you mentioned would work better than reforming the education system.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: ginadee 4/12/2019 9:50:33 PM (No. 31964)
The Health and Beauty shelves in my local grocery have miniature bottles (travel size) of shampoo, liquid shower soap, etc. Save yourself the anxiety and pack your own.
Don´t forget your plastic straws!
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Tet Vet 68 4/12/2019 9:53:29 PM (No. 31981)
Fine the stupid party in California can mandate glass bottles that´s the trick--NOT!
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Reply 32 - Posted by: thewarden 4/12/2019 10:42:25 PM (No. 31982)
Well, the only time I’ve seen a soap/shampoo dispenser was in the shower of my room at The Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas this past August, so save your vitriol against California, please. I prefer to bring my own anyway. Good grief. Stifle the CA hate, my L.Com friends.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Chuzzles 4/12/2019 11:40:26 PM (No. 31966)
How disgusting. Why on earth would I want to use shampoo from a communal container. They are so desensitized to the filth in their streets, that they are importing it into the hotels now.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Safari Man 4/13/2019 12:17:16 AM (No. 31975)
Micro management becomes nano management
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Reply 35 - Posted by: pensom2 4/13/2019 2:29:10 AM (No. 31973)
The problem is this: you´re not supposed to be able to transport on the airlines larger bottles of liquids.

So, if the the hotel can´t provide you with small bottles of shampoo, you have to buy some of your own. Walgreens stores in California should locate close to major hotels so that hotel visitors can easily buy their own single use bottles of shampoo. And they´ll all be discarded after using, just like the ones already being used. Problem not solved.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: Charactercounts 4/13/2019 3:08:28 AM (No. 31980)
It´s one of the few extras still available in mid-range hotels, and there´s no reason the hotel can´t recycle the little plastic bottles.

And with the TSA confiscating any little bottle with more than 3 ounces, it´s the least a hotel can offer.

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