Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Hair salon collects hair for oil spill

Add Lori’s salon in the downtown Nashville arcade to the list of local beauticians collecting hair to help mop up the oil spill.
“We want to support the relief efforts down there as the entire country and world tries to solve this horrible human-made disaster,’’ said owner Lori Hamilton, in a statement. “Our salon is dedicated to doing what we can in our industry to stop the further destruction of nature.”

Lori's hair collections follows the news that Hooters restaurants were sending servers' pantyhouse to the Gulf to help sop up the oil spill.

Although non-profit organizations are collecting hair for the spill and some environmentalists are touting it as a way to avoid chemicals, BP has said it prefers to use other materials, not hair, to clean up the spill.

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