GLO Makes Salon Recycling Easier Than Ever


Did you know 877 pounds of waste are created every minute by the beauty industry? Green Life Organization (GLO) is taking a step towards preventing this waste by using innovative recycling solutions and making sustainability accessible for salons nationwide.

“When first developing GLO, we listened to what salon owners told us about feeling uncertain in finding the right recycling company and how their salon waste would actually be recycled,” says Tonya Martin, VP of Business Development for GLO. “Still, we knew our business could take on the logistical challenges of salon recycling while ensuring 100% of salon waste was given a Second Life®.” 

With over 80,000 establishments nationwide in the salon professional industry, bringing in $20 billion dollars a year in revenue, GLO provides the opportunity to cast a wide net and service the community on a national scale, while also guaranteeing that zero waste will end up in landfills.

“We know how busy owners are and that finding a full-service recycling solution requires extensive research, so we built this easy-to-understand program,” says Martin. “GLO allows salon owners to ‘set it and forget it’ by setting up a monthly service subscription. Their customer dashboard will then provide step-by-step instructional videos, making it quick and easy for everyone to learn. GLO gives salons owners the opportunity to recycle beautifully while enhancing their culture of sustainability.”

As of today, salon owners can join the waitlist to become part of the GLO community, which features a customizable salon recycling service. GLO aims to grant hard-to-recycle items, including hair, foils, gloves and more, a Second Life® that reduces landfill waste.


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Owners who sign up will gain access to customizable monthly subscriptions, with first shipment scheduled for January 2020. GLO salons and their professionals will also receive a Certificate of Recycling that demonstrates their commitment to the environment.

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