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Students donate hair to fight oil spill – May 2010

Most students choose to get a haircut because of the hot weather or to change their hairstyle. On Thursday, University of Florida students chose to get a haircut to help the environment. On a sunny and hot summer day at the Plaza of the Americas, about 20 UF students...

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Bayview Corner salon donates hair for oil spill – May 2010

Water and oil don’t mix. But oil and hair do. Brittney DeMartini, owner of La Salon Bella at Bayview Corner, has joined a growing army of clippers across the country who are sending out boxes of shorn locks to help clean up the massive oil spill off America’s southern...

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Students collect ‘Hair Fur Oil’ on SOU campus – May 2010

Makeshift barber shop draws donors — and their pets, too The hair and fur will be shipped to Matter of Trust, a nonprofit group that stuffs the material into donated nylons and makes them into booms that surround, contain and soak up the oil and are later broken down...

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Oil cleanup company is not using collected hair -May 2010

OMAHA — Hair today, Gulf tomorrow? Salons across Omaha are clipping and saving bags and boxes of hair as part of a nationwide drive to help soak up the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. One problem: The company at the center of the massive cleanup effort in the...

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Head shave appeal to save environment – May 2010

One hair salon in Cardiff is appealing for people to shave their heads to mop up spilt oil Johnsons Hairdressers on Cathays Terrace are inviting people to shave their heads to protect the environment. The hair salon is taking part in the Hair Today Gone Tomorrow...

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Get a Gulf cut – May 2010

Southern Oregon University's Ecological Center of the Siskiyous is encouraging locals to get a haircut and send their locks to a nonprofit that's making oil-absorbing booms using the hair. By Hannah Guzik Posted May. 20, 2010 at 2:00 AM Today marks the one-month...

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Hair of the dog helps tackle oil spill – May 2010

THE hair of the dog has long been touted as a fool-proof remedy, but it has never been used to deal with a multi-million-barrel oil slick. Now three dog-groomers from south Oxfordshire are bagging up the trimmings from their canine clients and sending them to the Gulf...

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