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Bounce Salon promotes sustainable lifestyle through its services


Introduction

Bounce Salon promotes concepts of sustainable living through its salon services.

Product or concept

The place incorporates different environmental design methodologies as a apart of its experience.

Problem being solved

Reduces the consumption of water, energy and plastics used in a commercial salon environment.

Process or technology involved

Salon has implemented the following initiatives to ensure lower generation of waste and water recycling is promoted.

  • Set up solar panels.
  • Proper plumbing network for reuse of water.
  • Investing in sustainable and environmental friendly personal care product brands.
  • Using/ upcycling sustainable materials in its interiors.
  • Setting up indoor plant based air purifiers.

Sustainability benefits

  • Reduces water consumption in a commercial space.
  • Reduces amount of energy consumed from the grid.
  • Decreases amount of waste generated.

User segments that will benefit

  • Sustainable Materials Manufacturers
  • Alternative Eco Friendly Product Companies
  • Consumers looking for an environmental friendly salon experience.

People or organizations involved

Co: Bounce and Davine Hair Spa and Salon

Person: Vikram Mohan

Co: Saran Associates

Innovations or USPs

  • Repurposes the water from your hair wash to be used in its toilets.
  • Use of sustainable materials as furniture - Seats are made of composite chipboard and the reception desk is made of upcycled railway track wood.
  • Uses hemp cups instead of plastic/paper cups.

Related engineering, science or business topics

  • Architecture and Design
  • Water conservation and management

Awards & recognitions

India’s first Eco-Salon.

Other interesting highlights

  • 70% of the space is powered by solar panels.
  • A dedicated plant wall is set up – acting as a natural air purifier.


Salon and Spa located at:

OMR

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Bounce Eco Salon : The article talks about how the founder initiated the concept of eco-friendly salon services in India.

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Make a visit to get a first-hand experience

Bounce Eco Salon : The sustainable salon is located in OMR.

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