#SpaWasteNotChallenge – embrace the opportunities!

It is now nearly three months since we launched our very first #SpaWasteNotChallenge, open to all spas around the world. Focused on encouraging spas and wellness resorts to find new, innovative ways to minimise what they send to landfill, the challenge is inspired by the core principle of circular economy, which is that nothing should […]

Reducing Waste Increases Profit. #SpaWasteNotChallenge

Waste auditing – how to reduce your spa waste, increase profits and protect the planet Facility management teams worth their salt are always looking to identify the most effective business models. For some, increasing revenue is a priority, while others focus on cutting costs, maximising existing resources or on providing efficient working environments. What some might […]

Is it Possible to Keep Spa Textiles in a Circular Economy Business Model?

ReBlend: Near Circular Textiles OVERVIEW The challenge. Manufacturing textiles is most often incredibly resource-intensive, putting great pressure on natural ecosystems, water supplies and water systems, and so on. Very little textile waste is salvaged or recycled as most ends up either in landfill or being incinerated The solution. ReBlend brings together people from along the textile value […]

June 5 will be celebrated as World Environment Day around the globe on Saturday.

It is the biggest awareness campaign, which launched by the United Nations in the early 70s. It is that time of the year when civil societies, environmentalists, school students and global leaders take a moment to reflect upon the impact of human activity on Mother Earth. With the climate crisis making some irreversible changes to […]

Van de Sant: Circular furniture manufacturing

As part of our #SpaWasteNotChallenge highlighting the concepts and benefits of A Circular Economy, our partner Stephanie Hodgson of MeetthefiveR’s has carried out a series of case studies with our trusted Brand and Spa Partners to find out more about the great efforts they go to to keep waste to a minimum, use responsible materials and keep […]

Six Senses: Luxury resorts and spas approaching zero waste

As part of our #SpaWasteNotChallenge highlighting the concepts and benefits of A Circular Economy, our partner Stephanie Hodgson of MeetthefiveR’s has carried out a series of case studies with our trusted Brand and Spa Partners to find out more about the great efforts they go to to keep waste to a minimum, use responsible materials and keep […]

Davines Group: Key principles for sustainable packaging

As part of our #SpaWasteNotChallenge highlighting the concepts and benefits of A Circular Economy, our partner Stephanie Hodgson of MeetthefiveR’s has carried out a series of case studies with our trusted Brand and Spa Partners to find out more about the great efforts they go to to keep waste to a minimum, use responsible materials […]

Associations Across the World Partner with The SSA to Address Sustainability Needs in each Region.

Asia Pacific Spa and Wellness Coalition, The Spa Industry Association (USA and global), The South African Spa Association and Beaute Industrie (Australia) together with The Sustainable Spa Association have agreed a mutual partnership to understand and support Sustainability across the Globe. All the Associations have addressed sustainability with their members and have all agreed that […]