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Nonprofit organization uses hair to soak up oil spills

A nonprofit organization is addressing a hairy situation with an eco-friendly solution: turning donated locks into mats that can soak up oil spills. Matter of Trust, an organization based out of San Francisco, is creating a more environmentally conscious method to...

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Human hair is being used to clean up oil spills

Lisa Gautier receives nearly a dozen parcels of human hair every day. This would be unnerving for most, but Gautier knows that the blonde and brunette locks, and all the other shades, will become something wonderfully "green." With her San-Francisco-based non-profit...

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The Best Way to Absorb Oil Spills Just Might Be Human Hair

Do you ever wonder where your hair goes after you get it cut? The answer is probably “the trash.” But in some cases, it may end up with Matter of Trust, an environmental charity based in San Francisco that turns donated hair into mats used to soak up oil spills on...

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Made Out of WHAT: Earth Every Day

In this 2022 Earth Day issue, you will be inspired and activated by a selection of fellow individuals intrepidly devoting their genius and energies to bringing forward practical solutions to heal the planet despite daunting odds. May their example inspire all of us to...

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Recycling Human Hair to Soak Up Oil Spills

Now This, February 15th, 2022 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zz3sT_VCAAs https://www.instagram.com/tv/CaAJf1ojeLv/ https://fb.watch/begipcMk8h/ https://www.tiktok.com/@nowthisearth/video/7065028041025654063  

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