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The 12 Days of ST200: Announcing Environmental Sustainability

Stacey Soble | December 1, 2012 | 6:18 AM

The 12 Days of ST200: Announcing Environmental Sustainability For forward-thinking salons and spas, initiating green practices isn’t just a decision solely guided by conscience—it’s also a smart business strategy. We invited applicants in this category to state their best green case to a local environmental action group, outlining all their green practices. Bonus points were awarded to salons that took the extra step to help educate staff, clients and the community about sustainable choices.

Following are the 2013 honorees profiled in the category of Environmental Sustainability:

Detour Salon & Store in Encinitas, California, owned by Jarrod Harms & Kirk Bell

Fringe Salon in Maplewood, New Jersey, owned by Kim Hammer

Ginger Bay Salon Spa in Kirkwood, Missouri, owned by Laura Ortmann & Jeff Evenson

Hair on the Avenue in Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania, owned by David & Debbie Meas

Impressions in Mequon, Wisconsin, owned by Kitty Tierney

Maximum FX Salons and Spas in Austin, Texas, owned by Chris Murphy and Javier Herrera

On the Green Salon and Day Spa in Saint Marys, Georgia, owned by Mary Rose Cannistraro

Serenity Aveda Lifestyle Salon Spa in West Des Moines, Iowa, owned by Doug and Jana Van Polen

Tangerine Salon and Spa in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, owned by Jim McCarrall

The Aveda Institute Tucson in Tucson, Arizona, owned by Dale Lemonds

Additional Honorees

Aabani Salon Spa, Weaverville, NC

Avalon Salon and Day Spa, Deer Park, IL

Five Senses Spa and Salon, Peoria, IL

Ihloff Salon and Day Spa, Tulsa, OK

N Style Salon, Saugus, CA

Paris Parker, Hammond, LA

 Phia Salon, Columbus, OH

Pure Aveda Salonspa, Mount Dora, FL

Rumors Salon and Spa & Rumors IV Men, Latham, NY

Salon Soca, Chicago, IL

Salon TEN, Leesburg, VA

Sky Salon, Strongsville, OH

The Black Cat Salon & Spa, Kailua, HI

The Circle Salon, Chicago, IL

To see the full profiles of each salon look for the January/February issue of SALON TODAY or access the digital issue around January 1.

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2017 Salon Today 200: Philanthropy

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