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Oil Spill Efforts Featured in OTC Beauty Magazine!

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

ScannedImage-11All Beauty Care Professionals Needed To Help Protect Our Coastal Waters

Beauty Stores and Salons Asked to Send Relief and Support for Oil Spills

Cleanup efforts of the marshes, beaches and wildlife of the Gulf Coast will continue long after BP successfully seals up the hole in the ocean. With oil now spread across four states, officials say it will take months to clean up the oil on the surface and years to restore the environment and its habitats. As many environmental activists look for ways to contribute to the cleanup efforts, one organization provides the opportunity to do just that. As a result green oil spill cleanup is being revolutionized in an unusual way with the use of human hair collected by salons across the country. (more…)

Donate Hair for Oil Spill Relief

Saturday, May 1st, 2010

Michael Angelo Hair Studio is Lending a Helping Hand in Protecting Coastal Waters

Tampa, FL Joining forces to help prevent a looming ecological disaster, Michael Angelo Hair Studio located in Tampa, Florida has joined Matter of Trust, an ecological public charity that assists in oil spill cleanup by promoting environmental sustainability. Together with the help of local South Tampa community members and salon clients, Michael Angelo Hair Studio is collecting hair waste fibers which will then be donated to Matter of Trust so that they can be made into oil spill cleanup mats and containment booms.According to oceanography experts, “The oil from the current spill that sank off the coast of Louisiana last Thursday is threatening marshes and beaches across the Gulf Coast. Unless it is contained it could wind up tainting the Florida Keys and perhaps the state’s Atlantic coast.” (more…)