Business Information
Name of Organization: 
Copper River Salon and Spa
Organization Type: 
Business Description: 
Copper River Salon & Spa was created with a unique vision. We believe that Beauty should have a conscience and an eco-conscience. Our philosophy is that through business practices, we can make a real difference in our environmental health, safety and sustainability.
Contact Person: 
Barbara Weigand
Title: 
Owner
Business Location: 
6 Moore Street
08542 Princeton , NJ
United States
40° 21' 5.5368" N, 74° 39' 16.29" W
Phone: 
(609) 921-2176
Email: 
frontdesk@copperriversalonandspa.com
Number of Employees: 
13
Website: 
www.copperriversalonandspa.com
Date: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Energy Efficiency
Description of Action: 
Energy Wiser light bulbs; Minardi Color Perfect lights from Eco-Lite products; Hot Point Dishwasher model HDA1100NWH; Frigidaire refrigerator-freezer model FFTR1513L; Speed Queen washer/dryer model ATE50F/ATG50F
Green Building Other
Description of Action: 
As little demo as possible to leave original walls, floors and trim; Used reclaimed lumber and furniture
Waste Recycling
Description of Action: 
Member of Terra Cycle Beauty Brigade - TerraCycle and Garnier have partnered to create a free recycling program for hair care, skin care and cosmetic product packaging, as well as a fundraising opportunity for participants. All of our color tubes, used hair foils, and containers get sent Terracycle. Once collected, the personal care and beauty packaging is separated by polymer type, cleaned, and extruded into plastic pellets to make new recycled products. Compost hair at our farm
Lbs Saved: 
491
Money Saved: 
145
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Waste Reduction
Description of Action: 
Cloth towels are used to dry hands in restrooms and glass mugs are used for drinks.
Water Conservation
Description of Action: 
Toto eco-Drake toilet (1.28 gpf)
Adopt Environmental Policy Statement
Description of Action: 

At Copper River, we are committed to energy conservation, recycling, reusable items, and reduction of waste.  When possible, we make earth-friendly choices that promote ecological harmony and foster sustainability.  When available, we seek natural and Made In America products.

Provide Environmentally Preferable Products Services
Description of Action: 
Marketing materials including business cards, announcers are on recycled paper products. Paper towels and toilet paper are made of 100% recycled content paper.
Certification Programs Other
Description of Action: 
Members of the National Association of Eco-Friendly Salons & Spas
Other
Description of Action: 
Eco-friendly cleaning products, laundry detergeant, and dish soap (Terracycle & Seventh Generation) are purchased at Whole Foods