Salons, Dog Groomers Collecting Oil-Absorbing Hair

Anyone who has skipped a shampoo knows that hair quickly absorbs oil. That's why area salons and pet grooming businesses are collecting it to help clean up the massive oil spill along the Gulf Coast. Animal House in Kronenwetter is saving furry scraps leftover after a...

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A local haircut could help Gulf Coast oil spill clean up

AUSTIN, Minn. (KTTC-DT) -- If you want to do something to help the Gulf Coast, it could be as easy as getting your haircut. It might sound a little far-fetched, but it turns out human hair is one of the best products for cleaning up oil spills. The owner of...

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Waterbury Salon Donates Locks for Oil Cleanup

A Waterbury hair salon is donating locks not to Locks for Love, but to Louisiana to help clean up the Gulf Coast spill. While this idea might have you scratching your head, Shears’ Gallery is one of about 90,000 hair salons nationwide that are sending their trimmings...

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