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Copper River Salon and Spa

Business Information
Name of Organization: 
Copper River Salon
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
Business Location: 
51 N Tulane Street
08542 Princeton , NJ
United States
40° 21' 6.642" N, 74° 39' 31.8744" W
(609) 921-2176
Number of Employees: 
Renewal Date: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020
Management and Leadership
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: 
<p>Marketing materials including business cards, announcers are on recycled paper products. Paper towels and toilet paper are made of 100% recycled content paper.</p>
Waste Reduction
Description of Action: 
Cloth towels are used to dry hands in restrooms and glass mugs are used for drinks.
Waste Recycling
Description of Action: 
Copper River Salon now participates in Terracycle's Zero Waste box program - see: The Terracycle Zero Waste Box program provides solutions for difficult-to-recycle waste that cannot be recycled through through regular municipal recycling programs. Copper River Salon uses Zero Waste Boxes to recycle coffee capsules, laminated paper packaging, personal care accessories and hair. In 2017 Copper River Salon recycled 55.45 lbs. of Coffee Capsules, 40.35 lbs. of Laminated Paper Packaging and 56.05 lbs. of Personal Care Accessories using the Zero Waste Box Program.
Lbs Saved: 
Money Saved: 
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
Water Conservation
Description of Action: 
Toto eco-Drake toilet (1.28 gpf)
Gallons Saved: 
Certification Programs
Certification Programs Other
Description of Action: 
Members of the National Association of Eco-Friendly Salons & Spas
Green Building Techniques
Green Building Other
Description of Action: 
As little demo as possible to leave original walls, floors and trim; Used reclaimed lumber and furniture
Description of Action: 
Eco-friendly cleaning products, laundry detergeant, and dish soap (Terracycle & Seventh Generation) are purchased at Whole Foods
Finished Application: 
Member Since: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2016