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Upcycled Magazines Make for Upscale Design

KaSundra Anderson of Nail Spa Haven in Atlanta puts her past issues of NAILS Magazine to use in a most innovative way.

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New Recycling Program Targets Environmentally Conscious Salons

Originating in Canada, Green Circle Salons hopes to repurpose and recycle 95% of salon and spa waste.

You Can Recycle That?!

It’s time to move past recycling basics like paper, plastic, and aluminum. Read on to find new life for many of the items that may cross your salon’s threshold — from packing peanuts to wine corks.

Move Toward Zero-Waste at Work

Recycling pioneer TerraCycle gives salon owners the ability to reduce salon waste significantly through its Zero Waste program, which allows you to collect and recycle everything from empty product bottles and old brushes to latex gloves and even human hair.

Recycle Salon Flip-Flops, Earn Coupons

By signing up at www.terracycle.com, salons can help keep disposable pedicure flip-flops out of local landfills and earn Old Navy coupons to share with customers.

Rainforest Pedicure Kit

This pedicure kit from Entity includes a soak, scrub, and a nanotechnology-based lotion that work together to create a relaxing experience.

Waste Not

Tamara Jercha of the National Association of Eco-Friendly Salons & Spas says your salon can affirm its commitment to the earth by recycling items that are not recycled by your local municipality.

Become a Mini Recycling Center

This is a perfect time for your salon or spa to become a recycling resource for small items such as batteries or cell phones.

Shine On: A Chandelier Made of Polish Bottles

This ceiling fixture is made of over 70 SpaRitual lacquer bottles.

What’s Your Green IQ?

Think you know a lot about protecting the planet and being eco-conscious in the salon? Take this quiz to see what your green report card looks like.