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Lend Your Locks, Used Pantyhose to Help Oil Spill Cleanup Efforts

Posted By Yuka Yoneda On May 4, 2010 @ 12:47 pm In Environment,Innovation,Recycled Materials,Water Issues | 3 Comments

Hair cut, oil spill, eco-beauty [1]

If you’re due for a haircut, don’t let your hairdresser sweep those locks into the garbage can! Matter of Trust [2], a San Francisco-based nonprofit that collects landfill-bound locks from hundreds of thousands of salons and barbershops throughout the world to make oil spill absorbing hair mats [1] and booms out of could sure use them! And with the Gulf of Mexico oil spill [3] raging out of control, there’s never been a better time for a trim.


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[1] Image: http://www.ecouterre.com/17091/lend-your-locks-used-pantyhose-to-help-oil-spill-cleanup-efforts/

[2] Matter of Trust: http://matteroftrust.org/

[3] Gulf of Mexico oil spill: http://inhabitat.com/index.php?s=gulf+of+mexico+oil

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