Tu Organics Salon and Spa Joins Sustainability Initiative to Keep the Planet More Beautiful

(8977 Foothill Blvd. Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730 – March 2017) 63,180 lbs of hair clippings, 42,122 lbs of hair colour, 109,512 lbs of foil and colour tubes, and 206, 392lbs of wastepaper, salon bottles, and other paper and plastic items – that’s the amount of waste being tossed out by hair salons across North America EVERY SINGLE DAY; that’s a whopping total of 421,206 lbs! As a newly Green Circle Certified Salon, we are proud to announce that Tu Organics Salon and Spa is now part of a comprehensive recycling and sustainability program that sets out to significantly reduce our industry’s environmental impact on the planet.

From the sourcing of ingredients to the disposal of packaging and products, the salon and beauty industry has long posed many challenges to the environment. With this in mind, we wanted to join forces with Green Circle to take a stand for our planet and work together to reduce our ecological footprint and make our industry more sustainable. Through our partnership with Green Circle Salons, we will be redirecting what was once considered garbage out of our water streams and landfills to be repurposed into innovative green solutions. Since March 2017, all hair clippings, extensions, any excess colour and developer, papers and plastics, foils, aerosol cans and colour tubes from Tu Organics Salon and Spa is collected by GCS – effectively cutting down our salon’s total waste, literally overnight, by 85-95%!
As our customers continue to take increasing interest in the ethical and environmental impacts of their purchasing power, we wanted to give our customers a genuinely more responsible, and greener choice when it comes to looking and feeling beautiful. As a member of the GCS network, Tu Organics Salon and Spa empowers our customer with the ability to vote with their dollars for positive change. By supporting our salon, our customers have the peace of mind knowing that they are taking meaningful steps to keeping our communities and environment healthy.

About Tu Organics Salon and Spa
Tu Organics is the premier full-service eco-friendly organic beauty salon in the Rancho Cucamonga. We offer high-quality professional hair care services for men and women including creative haircuts, dynamic coloring and innovative styling using organic hair color and products. Our goal is that our clients look good and feel great upon leaving our salon. We pride ourselves in the use of “the world’s first professional beauty line handcrafted with pure essential oils, biodynamic botanicals and fair trade ingredients”.

Our philosophy is quite simple: “Beauty does not have to involve the use of toxins and harsh chemicals.” As an eco-friendly salon, we believe we can protect the environment and the health and safety of our clients’ hair and skin by using natural, organic products that have been tested and proven to be high quality and toxin free.

With that in mind, all of the stylists on the Tu Organics team are required to use organic products to service clients. Currently, we have booth space available for commission licensed, experienced stylists and estheticians who subscribe to our beliefs and are fully dedicated to the organic hair care mission.

Tu Organics offers organic products for purchase. Our featured lines include Organic Way.
We welcome you to experience the Tu Organics difference.

About Green Circle Salons
Green Circle Salons is a movement to help the salon industry reduce its environmental footprint and provide options for consumers seeking genuine green options in salon care. Since its inception in 2009, GCS has been building a network of certified salons and providing them with a comprehensive pathway to green solutions including recycling, and the repurposing of hair for the manufacturing of oil spill booms (in partnership with BC Corrections and the Alouette Correctional Centre for Women), emergency bedding (used in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake), and other ongoing sustainable research applications. Today, GCS diverts waste from landfill spaces in every Canadian province and 45 states in the US and has the capacity to service every zip and postal code in North America. GCS works with a growing list of leading green and industry partners including Davines, Kevin Murphy, Goldwell, L’Oreal Professional, Redken, Pureology, Kératase, Matrix, KMS California, Intelligent Nutrients, Neuma and others to come up with innovative green solutions and is committed to giving back 5% of pre‐tax profits to local and international organizations to support programs for creative environmental impact and positive change. Find out more at www.greencirclesalons.ca.

Contacts :
Tu Organics Salon and Spa Mariatu Tu Browne
T: (909) 727-3900 tuorganics@gmail.com
Green Circle Salons (Toronto) Shane Price
T: 1-647-341-6812 sprice@greencircleideas.ca
Green Circle Salons (USA) Amy Goei
T: 1-980-355-1852 agoei@greencirclesalons.ca