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Local Beauty Salon Joins Sustainability Initiative

Green Circle Salons is a company that provides a simple but powerful green strategy to help salons reduce their environmental footprint and get noticed by consumers looking for genuine green options. As a member of Green Circle Salons, Ubuntu Hair Studio in Solana Beach, is beginning a comprehensive recycling/reuse program that will help significantly reduce our environmental impact on the planet.

“We are very excited to take our industry in a new direction with exceptional standards of environmental accountability,” says studio owner, Dawn Ellinwood. “The beauty industry poses many challenges to the environment, from sourcing of ingredients to disposal of packaging and products. Through our alignment with Green Circle Salons, we hope to ameliorate our ecological footprint by implementing simple green changes that will make both our salon, and our industry, more sustainable. We are proud of this new partnership and knowing that Green Circle Salons is 100 percent traceable and fully accountable for how they handle the materials we give them.”

Ubuntu Hair Studio aims to shift the way consumers purchase beauty products and services. “Our team is built on a foundation of community, passion, contribution and strength. We hope to be the change we want to see in the world and ask you to join us,” explains Ellinwood. “We do not live alone, but are connected in something much greater. Together we can make a difference.”

Ubuntu Hair Studio is located at 109 S. Acacia Ave., Solana Beach. For more information, call 858-792-5959 or visit or