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Sustainable Salon Spotlight: Access Hair

Q: When did you start to take sustainability in your business seriously? A: I’ve always taken sustainability seriously. I’m from a family who always recycled and lived in a sustainable manner so it was always important to me for my business to reflect that. I’m always looking at ways to make the salon more sustainable,…

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Sustainable Salon Spotlight: Bond Hair Religion

Q: When did you start to take sustainability in your business seriously? A: In 2014 we did an audit as part of the ACT government ACTSmart business program. We were horrified by the fact that we were 100% landfill! Of course, we knew we weren’t being very green but the audit gave us the grave news…

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Sustainable Salon Spotlight: Axis Hairdressing

Q: When did you start to take sustainability in your business seriously? A: We started taking sustainability seriously when we transitioned from material towels to disposable in order to minimise our impact on water and electricity. Then we saw the financial benefits and the fact that our staff could focus more on hairdressing and less on laundry.…

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Sustainable Salon Spotlight: Foster & co. Hairdressing

Q: When did you start to take sustainability in your business seriously?  A: Foster & co. has been operating for 3 years, but in January this year we moved to our brand new purpose built home. This is when sustainability became a serious part of my business. We had been using and recycling Refoil already as…

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Salon Spotlight: Luc Espace

We’re excited to be sharing the second post in our new series: The Sustainable Salon Spotlight. This month’s Sustainable Salon Spotlight features Luc Espace. Q: When did you start to take sustainability in your business seriously? A: Since the beginning sustainability has been a major factor in both the daily operations and also the design ethos.…

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Sustainable Salon Spotlight: WooHoo Salon

Today’s post is the first installment in a brand new series we’re rolling out here called ‘The Sustainable Salon Spotlight‘. Sustainable Salons Australia is so thrilled and proud to be working with such an incredible group of salon owners who are dedicated to giving back and making a difference for our environment and future generations.…

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Saving Money and The Planet

A NEW WAY TO LOOK AT BUSINESS SUCCESS We have been in business for 30 years, so while we still focus on running a profitable business, we are not just driven by a relentless chase for profit. We are also passionate about educating and training of our staff, employee job satisfaction and customer satisfaction. Recently,…

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Passion for our Community and Industry

“Community is really what drives our passion for the business. When we think of ‘community’ we think of our team of artisans who continually inspire us, our guests whose loyalty and patronage make it all possible, and our wider community who we like to give back to whenever we can.” – Brett McKinnon, owner of…

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5 Reasons I support Sustainable Salons Australia

Owning Crysalis Hair Salon is so much more than a job for me. SIMPLE TO IMPLEMENT As a team the staff and I had already taken steps in that direction, but having the SSA system makes it so much simpler to implement the changes. It’s great to create proper systems and clear procedures throughout our salon,…

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