IN THE PRESS

Within the last year our unique recycling program has been featured across many news platforms, shedding light on how we enable salons to become ethical and sustainable by ensuring every item of salon waste finds a new use. 

Here are some of the highlights.

GOOD SALON GUIDE

23 February 2022

"Green Salon Collective have released details of their upcoming monthly events, aimed at educating both existing members and those interested in finding out more about the Collective’s work."

Click on the image to find out details of some of our upcoming events.

PHOREST FM

15 Nov 2021

"The salon industry has a lot to be proud of. Phorest has always been in awe of it. The energy. The camaraderie. The creativity. Salons play a vital role in communities. 

 Unfortunately, even with the best intentions, the typical salon is often a recycling nightmare, where most of the waste ultimately ends up in landfills. Discover Green Salon Collective's circular solutions for salon waste with co-founder and GM Fry Taylor and become a more ethical business today!"

Click on the image to listen to the Phorest FM podcast. 

Phorest FM

NET HERO PODCAST 

19 January 2022

"Hair today, recycle tomorrow?

What happens to your hair once it leaves your head and what about the chemicals?"

Click on the image to listen to the podcast on Future Net Zero.

PEBBLE MAGAZINE

21 Sept 2021

"How Eco-Friendly is Your Hair Salon? 

Stephanie Hodgson uncovers what happens to all that hair, foils and dye, and meets the hairdressers turned activists, Green Salon Collective."

Click on the image to read the Pebble Magazine article. 


bbc news 

30 Dec 2021

"Recycling the 'unrecyclable': How are hair salons going green?

Fry Taylor founded the Green Salon Collective which is encouraging sustainable working practices in the hairdressing industry. The collective recycles everything from bleach and dye to people’s actual hair."

Click on the image to watch the BBC video. 

ALHURRA NEWS

17 August 2021

"Barbershops in Britain use beauty sector waste to protect the environment" 

Click on the image to watch our International news feature on YouTube. 


The Guardian 

29 May 2021

"Hair waste from salons recycled to mop up oil spills on sea shores." Click on the image to read the article.

iNews

23 August 2021

"Hairdressers are recycling hair as part of an overhaul to give salons green credentials". Click on the image to read the article. 


The One Show, BBC

15 July 2021

Behind the scenes for The One Show, showing how our recycled hair booms work to clean up oil spills. Click on the image to watch our BBC appearance on YouTube.

The One Show, BBC

15 July 2021

Click on the image to watch our BBC appearance on The One Show on YouTube. 


euronews green

6 September 2021

Euronews Green talk to some of the GSC team and members about how hair waste can be used to absorb oil spills as well as being a fantastic fertiliser. Your chemical waste can also generate electricity! Click on the image to watch the video on Instagram. 

Yahoo! News

24 July 2021

"Hair today, green tomorrow: UK stylists join eco-drive." Click on the image to read the article.


ffør x green salon collective

1 March 2021

Read FFØR's interview with Co-founder Fry Taylor about how Green Salon Collective came to be, and why GSC's recycling initiatives are aligned with the core values of FFØR. Click on the image to read the article.

The Irish Times

5 June 2021

"Make your hair green by supporting salon initiative." Click on the image to read the article. 


Express & Star

12 July 2021

"Beauty with a green ethos." Click on the image to read the article.

Age of Plastic with Andrea Fox

November 2020

Guest spot on the podcast episode: How to save the planet with your trip to the hairdressers! Click on the image to listen to the episode on Spotify.


Grow My Salon Business with Antony Whitaker

27 October 2020

Guest spot on the podcast episode: “There Is No Planet B” We Are All In This Together! Click on the image to listen to the episode.

HJ: Professional Beauty

23 September 2020

Subject of Industry News article: New Green Salon Collective now has 14 Irish members. Click on the image to read the article.

MeetthefiveRs by Stephanie Hodgson

September 2020

Subject of case study article: Green Salon Collective: Circular disposal solutions for salon waste. Click on the image to read the article.

The Irish Times

12 September 2020

Subject of article, How green is your hairdresser? It might be worth finding out. Click on the image to read the article.

Hear Me See Me

15 August 2020

Guest spot on the podcast episode: Fry Taylor: Green Salon Collective. Click on the image to listen to the episode.

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