Roffi Green Salon Initiative

Environmental sustainability is our promise to protect the Earth’s natural resources. We are investing in a healthier planet by reducing water usage, using clean wind energy, recycling, and minimizing our carbon footprint.We are a leader in sustainability among spas and salons and seek to promote green beauty in Boston and beyond.

Environmental Benefits of our Green Salon Initiative:

  • Over 1 million gallons of water per year
  • Almost 5,000 kWh of electricity per year
  • 90,000 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions per year –equal to over 2.7 million pounds over the course ofabout 30 years and equivalent to removing 222 cars from the road for a year or 275 acres of forest
  • We reduce/recycle1700 pounds of waste per year

Financial Benefits of Our Green Salon Initiative:

  • We save over 1,100 dollars on operating costs per year
  • Net savings over the life cycle of our energy efficient appliances and light fixtures is about 4,300 dollars
  • Our eco-conscious clients appreciate our aim to keep our earth, as well as our clients, natural and beautiful

How do we do it?

These are the steps we took to reduce our environmental footprint

Energy STAR certified appliances (clothes washer and dishwasher)

Use of low-voltage fluorescent lights (now replacing with LED lighting, which our colorists love!)

Pay 100% wind farm support

Thermostat adjustment

Aerated faucets

Product bottle reuse incentives for customers (20% discount)

Use of recycled paper products

Recycling program

At Roffi Salon and Day Spa we believe ardently in the eco-friendly/green movement. It is our mission to lead the beauty industry in becoming a “green salon”.

  • We operate on 100% green energy generated by a wind farm
  • We recycle newspapers, magazines, cardboard, paper, plastic and metal
  • We recycle materials used for hair color including color tubes, canisters and foils
  • Our washer, dryer and dishwasher are among the most energy-efficient available
  • We replaced paper and plastic cups with glasses and porcelain mugs
  • We use Eco-friendly cleaning products and filtered water rather than bottled water
  • We have eliminated paper towels and have replaced them with electric hand dryers
  • We utilize energy-saving light bulbs and low voltage fluorescent lights
  • We serve only 100% Free Trade coffee
  • We aim to keep our Earth, as well as our clients, natural and beautiful

Michael Roffi

on being Boston’s 1st Eco-Friendly Salon