In the run of a day, hair salons create a lot of waste from the chemicals used in dye and materials for foils – not to mention all that hair. And gone are the days when that waste can simply be tossed into the garbage.

On P.E.I., the sorting of all waste material is mandatory through the Waste Watch Program, explains Gerry Moore, chief executive officer for the Island Waste Management Corporation. These rules, he says, apply to all homes, institutions, and businesses.

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