Lets Talk – Rona Tait of TDS Commercial tells us more about laundry options for the spa industry that support sustainable business goals.

Laundries are often the silent partners of the spa industry.  When looking into reducing chemical and water usage.  Can our laundry partners can help spas to reach sustainability goals? Laundries are truly collaborative partners to the spa and hospitality industry and can greatly contribute towards fulfilling the sustainability goals of the spas and their clients. […]

Let’s talk – Martin Howitt from Scrummi Spa shares their success in 2020

Scrummi has become the leading provider of biodegradable towels for hair and spa.  What is the material they are made of? Scrummi’s are made from 100% soft and natural biodegradable wood fibres from certified sustainable sources. They start life at Cedar and Eucalyptus trees – cellulose from the wood is used to produce the fibres that we bind […]

Let’s talk – Tracey Brasenell shares more insight about the launch of Sacred Nature

What were the key reasons Sacred Nature was Developed? As you know at [comfort zone] we are a luxury, experiential, spa & skin care company that has sustainability, people and the planet at the heart of everything we do. The Planets overconsumption and over-reliance on fossil fuels has caused: • An excess of CO2 in […]

The SSA Global Survey

The SSA is undertaking the first-ever Global Survey into sustainability. By collecting a substantial amount of industry-specific data, we will gain important insights into attitudes, knowledge and implementation of sustainability. It is a time of huge global change. We believe that during these difficult times we must not to lose sight of the importance of […]

An interview with Kent Richards – Six Senses pledge no plastic by 2022

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas have been in-operation for over 23 years with a very clear vision to be a luxury resort where guests can reconnect with themselves, others and the world around them. CEO, Neil Jacobs, says it best “Of course hospitality is never just about a place to stay. We want our places […]

The need for a circular economy in the spa industry

What is linear, recycling and circular economy? Simply put; A linear economy is where we make, use and dispose of resources and materials and replace with new. A recycling economy is where we use waste materials and turn them into new materials or objects. A circular economy (or circularity) is one in which we keep resources in […]

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals – How do they apply to Spa?

The United Nations is calling on companies to play a big role in meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 and your business’s operational practices are an important part in reaching this goal. What are the UN SDGs? While we’ve been making unprecedented economic and social gains over the last few decades, that growth […]

Single use PPE. Pollution versus safety, what do the experts say?

It’s easy to get very confused during these unusual times; evaluating everything we touch and feeling embarrassed when we need to cough or sneeze in public. At the same time, we’re being bombarded with so much information from so many channels, that building a well-informed opinion is harder than ever. It’s also to be expected […]

Fashionizer Spa commits to setting new industry standards with sustainability pledge

Celebrating over a decade as a leader in spa uniform design, Fashionizer Spa is extending its journey towards becoming a fully sustainable company in both their products and processes by 2020. At a time when environmental awareness is at the forefront of global conversation, Fashionizer Spa is striving to make every aspect of the uniform […]