December 29, 2015
As those tiny plastic pellets known as microbeads make their way down our drains and into our oceans and lakes, a growing number of states — eight at press time — are taking steps to ban their use, while the federal government is also exploring the issue.
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April 1, 2014
Ready to do your part to help the environment? Greening your salon is easier than you think. Our comprehensive guide takes you beyond “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” with innovative ideas to help you offset your carbon footprint.
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April 17, 2012
The emery board scores low on the “green-o-meter.” “The number of trees used to make millions of files and the landfill space taken up by these little 5-in. sticks is more enormous than you can imagine,” says Barry LaVaque, president of LaVaque Tweezers.
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March 16, 2012
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ROB|B Salon has earned the distinction of being the first-ever nail salon to be certified as environmentally and energy-efficient by the U.S. Green Building Council.
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March 12, 2012
Scandle has expanded its commitment to providing eco-friendly products through the introduction of sustainable and fair-trade beauty accessories and other spa treats.
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February 21, 2012
This is a perfect time for your salon or spa to become a recycling resource for small items such as batteries or cell phones.
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November 1, 2008
“Going green is in, and that’s a good thing,” says Chef Paul F. Magnant, Dean of Culinary at Stratford University. Many of his recommendations for going green in the kitchen apply to the salon as well, whether you’re serving food and beverages to clients or using all-natural ingredients in specialty hand and food treatments. “Even following through with just a couple of the tips below will net positive results,” he says.
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August 12, 2008
Electronics and battery recycling are made easy with the Big Green Box Recycling program.
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August 12, 2008
Tweezerman will donate $1 from the sale of the special edition tweezers to the National Arbor Day Foundation.
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August 1, 2008
Vacations are the time to cut loose and kick up our heels, and welcome the break from our usual routine. Just remember to bring the best of your eco-consciousness with you when you prepare to travel.
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June 1, 2008
Like the Lotus drawing nourishment from deep roots and reaching upward into the light, the eco-beauty movement is growing.
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December 1, 1997
Canada’s rain forests, in danger of being clear- cut, found advocates in hairstylists and nail technicians.
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November 1, 1993
Rita Haider found a legal way to dispose of the salon’s used polish remover.
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