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4 Things to Know About Sustainability in the Spa Industry

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The Green Spa Network (GSN) has been investigating the ways its members are putting planet first.


Since launching in January 2019, the nonprofit has collected monthly surveys, providing insights into where its members are on their sustainability journeys, and learning how to best direct them as they move forward. Among the findings:  

  1. 84% of members say consumers are choosing brands because they are green
  2. 28% of members have a sustainability officer or a green team
  3. 57% of members say time is the biggest challenge to being green
  4. 40% of members say lack of money is the biggest issue to being green

“We’re thrilled to be bringing of-the-moment data on green or related topics to GSN members and the wellness community,” said board president Bonnie Baker.

Related: 5 Tips For Making Your Spa More Green

Joanna Roche, executive director, added: “By creating a quarterly infographic and sharing with our members, the industry, and the press we hope to inform decisions on sustainability in real time.”

To learn more or participate in GSN’s monthly surveys to better their work in sustainability outreach, visit