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Dry July Shave Off at Liverpool Hospital!

During the last week in July, Sustainable Salons Australia was presented with an incredible opportunity to organize The Shave Off at Liverpool Hospital- you may have even caught the live video we posted to our facebook page. Our co-founder Paul Frasca was the individual who cut off Liverpool radiologist Mark Udovitch’s long locks that day! We were…

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Winners are Grinners!

2016 has been an incredible year for the Sustainable Salons Australia team, and it’s only half over! So far this year, we’ve seen our team move & expand, we’ve attended awards shows (and won!), SSA has expanded our service area (twice), and we have worked hard to spread our mission of Zero Waste through some…

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Interview with Shaun McGrath- Hairstyling Collection with Re-Purposed Materials

We’re excited to bring this month’s interview to you- featuring Shaun McGrath- creative director of Stevie English Hair- who has recently been nominated as a Finalist in the Avant Garde category for the AHFA Avant Garde Hairdresser of the year. We recently had a chance to catch up with Shaun and ask him some questions on his…

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2016 HairBiz Forum

We’re very excited to share that Paul will be the Environmental Sustainable Salon Expert at the 2016 HairBiz Forum! He’s also guest presenting ‘Creating Salon Waste History‘ and we hope to see you all at his seminar! Expect to learn what great good your salon waste can do for our community! Items that were once considered…

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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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