Ever since I embarked on a zero-waste journey, I’ve realized that it’s a long, slow process that brings about new challenges every day. When you really pay attention to your trash production, things that you’ve never thought twice about doing before—accepting a sample at the grocery store, sorting through mail—can lead to a fair amount of waste.
One of the most difficult moments in the transition so far came when I realized I simply couldn’t last any longer without getting a haircut. Even though I’m a woman of many talents, cutting my own hair is not my strength…but who knows what’s really going on in the trash room of traditional salons? Once I realized it was high time to seek out an eco-friendly salon, I kept these three points in mind: