environmentally friendly products

Five Easy Wins Against Plastic from Gordon Salons

The salon company has achieved carbon neutral status, removing more CO₂ emissions from the atmosphere than the five Illinois salons produce combined. Here, Salon Manager Alexis Lopez shares five easy wins the beauty group has made against single-use plastics.

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Understanding the Green Name Game

In a world where everyone is rushing to make an environmental claim, the various terms can seem interchangeable, but they're not. Using them incorrectly, and your business can be accused of greenwashing. James Alba, owner of the B-Hive Organic Salon is here to help you keep your green terms straight.

Oway to Pause Sales on Black Friday to Amplify its Environmental Message

The sustainable beauty company decided to close its online and retail POS systems on the historic shopping day to illustrate its commitment to the environment.

The Labor of Laundry: Say 'No' to Nagging

Grumbling and complaining can bring a bad vibe into your salon or barbershop, impacting both employee retention and recruitment. Laundry is a frequent source of those rumbles. Owner Ron King solved it by bringing in disposable and environmentally friendly disposable towels.

Labor of Laundry: Space Equals Income

Service providers make a salon successful, but flooding a business with as many people as possible is not an option, especially post-Covid. So how can a salon maximizing space ensuring it generates income without squashing in the people? Donna Rodrigue, owner of Casa Verde in Albuquerque, has done it by jettisoning a laundry room.

A Gradual Shift to Sustainability Proves A Winner for A Roland Salon

For owner Amy Roland the mission to become a sustainable salon is a journey, and the pace is less important than the fact that the salon is continuing to improve.

End the Churn of Cotton Towels and Save Water

The most water-guzzling activity in the salon after laundry is perming, so we continue our series on the Labor of Laundry with a look at a partnership between Sustain Beauty Co and Curl Cult, this has managed to slash water consumption and reduce waste.

Oway Launches in the U.S.

The professional hair and skin care brand founded in Italy more than 70 years ago brings its culture of "agricosmetic" product development to the States.

Scrummi Towels Prevent Massive Water Waste

Not only is the single-use towel better for the environment than cotton towels, it saves salons money and time spent on laundry.

Throwing in the Towel for the Environment

Eco champion Sustain Beauty Co brings on a disposable towel to its environmentally friendly product lineup, as owners sing the towel's praises.

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