environmentally sustainable systems

2024 SALON TODAY 200: Environmental Sustainability and Technology

We're on a roll! On the 7th Day of our 2024 SALON TODAY 200, we introduce you to the honorees in two categories--technology and environmental sustainability. These tech-savvy honorees leverage the latest tools to automate and streamline their processes and communications, while green-minded honorees, including April Wetzel of Sunbeam Studio in Louisville, Colorado, make strategic decisions that better the world around them.

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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.

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 Green Beauty Community: A Collaboration for a Sustainable Beauty Industry

In partnership with Green Circle Salons and bolstered by a generous grant from Innersense Organic Beauty, the Green Beauty Community aims to inspire, educate and empower.

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.

Clean Beauty Boosts Business for Baddhare Salon

Environmental sustainability is such a driving force for the salon company, they've started coaching other salons how to adopt a green mentality.

The Labor of Laundry: Freeing Up Valuable Space and Easing Logistics

An Ohio-based salon owner shares why transitioning to disposable towels are saving her labor and money, while making a more sustainable choice her operations.

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.

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.

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