What causes global warming?
Global warming is when the earth heats up (the temperature rises). It happens when greenhouse gases (carbon dioxide, water vapor, nitrous oxide, and methane) trap heat and light from the sun in the earth’s atmosphere, which increases the temperature. This hurts many people, animals, and plants. Many cannot take the change, so they die. The diagram below shows the causes global warming.
Global warming is divided into two main causes which are man-made and natural causes. Man-made causes probably do the most damage and are things which we are able to control by “Reduce, Reuse and Recycle”. Therefore, we choose eco hair salon for our green business project which is one way of reducing man-made cause of global warming.
What is green business?
Sustainable business, or green business, is enterprise that has no negative impact on the global or local environment, community, society, or economy—a business that strives to meet the triple bottom line. Often, sustainable businesses have progressive environmental and human rights policies. In general, business is described as green if it matches the following four criteria: 1. It incorporates principles of sustainability into each of its business decisions. 2. It supplies environmentally friendly products or services that replace demand for non-green products and/or services. 3. It is greener than traditional competition.
4. It has made an enduring commitment to environmental principles in its business operations.
A sustainable business is any organization that participates in environmentally friendly or green activities to ensure that all processes, products, and manufacturing activities adequately address current environmental concerns while maintaining a profit. In other words, it is a business that “meets the needs of the present world without compromising the ability of the future generations to meet their own needs.” It is the process of assessing how to design products that will take advantage of the current environmental situation and how well a company’s products perform with renewable resources.
Why eco hair salon?
For years, environmentalists, consumers and beauty professionals alike have expressed their concern about the toxic chemicals used in hair salons. Today’s salons can offer a range of services from hair styling to various treatments as well as retailing many products. In providing these services, however, many wastes can be generated. The most notable environmental issues for salons are: • The use of chemical products (dyes, bleaches, solvents) • Air pollution (odors)
• Water use and wastewater disposal
• Energy use
• Solid Waste (Paper towels, product containers, other packaging) Ordinary hair salons have long been criticized for the pollution they generate. Hair dyes, shampoos and many hair products contain harmful synthetic chemicals that are routinely used on customers' scalps and then washed down the drain where they can accumulate in waterways, soils, air and even our bloodstreams. Therefore, we are opening an eco-friendly hair salon that uses alternative to conventional products. Our salon will offer non-toxic and organic products for customers. Organic and Healthier products equal healthier hair and a safer environment for the customer and stylist. Moreover, it will not damage our environment but improve it.
Services offered in our hair salon
Our eco Hair Salon offers a more natural approach to customers’ hair while also offering greening indoor surroundings for an overall healthy experience. 1. Hair washing by non-toxic shampoos and conditioners.
2. Organic hair coloring
3. Organic perms
4. Haircutting and styling
How does our salon hair salon safe environment?
Our mission is to provide excellent services using natural hair products in a "green" environment in accordance to the principles of sustainability. Our salon not only use the name Eco salon to attract clients...
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