Look into a variety of environmentally friendly options in your spa business. The following is just a start of where a facility can cut back.
Monitor the number of towels needed, and conserve wherever possible.
Invest in natural alternatives to strong chemical-based cleaning products. Nonchemical options, such as citrus oil, white vinegar and sodium triphosphate, are more natural and will blend with the existing spa aroma.
Support the local economy by selling gifts from local artisans, as well as foods grown by the community.
Explore local vendors, such as a lavender farm, to purchase essential oils, bath soap and flowers for bath soaks and other treatments.
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