March 10, 2010
Salon owners looking to go green can suffer from information overload and become paralyzed, says Tamara Jercha, president of the National Association of Eco-Friendly Salons & Spas (NAEFSS). “They do nothing because they don’t know where to start,” she says. Her solution: Begin with the Salon & Spa Sustainability Model, created by the NAEFSS.
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January 23, 2009
When potential clients go looking for conscious salons, make sure you appear on their radar.
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October 16, 2008
The Florida Association of Beauty Professionals (FAB) has launched a new, industry-wide certification program that will allow environmentally friendly salons to demonstrate their commitment to the industry and consumers.
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April 1, 2008
Think you can’t go green with your salon? Think again. The trendy “green lite” movement takes environmentalism to a do-able level, providing you with small — but effective — ways to do your part in helping the environment.
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February 1, 2007
Salons have always been centered around a beauty philosophy — but what happens when salons extend that outlook to include Mother Earth? As green salons pop up all over the country, find out what this trend means to you.
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July 1, 2006
Environmentally conscious salon owners Maria and Gary Sigman built a green salon from the ground up in an up-and-coming neighborhood in Chicago. From organically-derived products and reclaimed building materials to yoga classes and service discounts for bike riders, Salon Echo strives to be eco-friendly in every respect.
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