Green Initiatives

We Are Vancouver Island’s First Green Circle Salons & One Of The First For All Of BC!

AOE Green Initiatives

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Green Circle Salon Member

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Bio-degradable garbage bags

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Recycle bins throughout school

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Re-usable water bottles only

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Automatic water faucets throughout school

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Automatic hand dryers

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No phosphate laundry soap

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Color waste disposed of environmentally

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No fluorescent lights

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Hvac units with fresh air return, not recycled air

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Compost system

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Gigo system = Garbage in garbage out

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Norwex cleaning cloths. no cross contamination anti-bacterial, no chemical cleaning solutions

Founding Member Green Circle Salons

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Green Circle Salons and the Academy of Excellence have joined forces to keep people AND our planet beautiful!

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We are proud to be one of Vancouver Island’s greenest cosmetology schools. We believe that the best solution involves everyone – everyone is involved, and everyone wins!

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Through our partnership with Green Circle Salons, we ensure that 100% of hair, foils, colour tubes, papers, plastics and excess chemicals are recycled and repurposed in an environmentally responsible way.

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Our planet wins when all of us contribute to this change and are working together to reduce the environmental impact. You, our guests, win by contributing too, and benefiting from a positive green experience. We have implemented a $1.50 Eco Fee per visit. The Planet thanks you.

Eco Carbon Report

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We strive to reduce our overall global carbon footprint with our green-friendly salon practices.

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We are in partnership with a Harvard student to determine our reduced footprint at the salon.

AOE truly takes care of the environment with their eco-friendly salon practices!

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