Celebrate Aveda Earth Month

Support Our Work Protecting Maine’s Clean, Beautiful Waters

Throughout April — Earth Month — Aveda salons in Maine promote NRCM's work protecting Maine's lakes, rivers, streams, and coastal waters. This year, participating Aveda salons will be doing clean-ups of local riverfronts, beaches, parks, and other public areas to raise awareness and funds in support of NRCM's work for clean water. Please visit these salons and sponsor these events! All funds raised from their clean-up events will be donated to NRCM in support of our work for clean water. To find out more, contact one of the salons below.

Here are some of the ways that your support is helping to protect Maine's clean waters:

  • Safeguard drinking water
  • Protect against mining pollution
  • Expand Maine’s "Bottle Bill"
  • Protect from pesticides
  • Face down federal threats
  • Engage future generations in protecting the nature of Maine
  • Learn more about this work.

Sign Up for Our Online Action Network for Your Chance to Win a Hardy Boat Cruise!

Sign up for our Action Network to stay informed and possibly win two tickets for a Hardy Boat puffin cruise! Choose from a seal watch, Monhegan Island voyage, puffin cruise, and more! Send it to us at nrcm@nrcm.org or post on social media using the hashtag #AvedaNRCM before Monday, May 7.

Join Aveda Salons for a Clean-up Clean Water Walk in a Community Near You

For more information about these events, please contact the participating salons:

You are invited to attend these events or stop by local participating Aveda salons across Maine to sponsor them for these events. All money raised supports NRCM’s work to protect Maine’s clean water.

Sunday, April 22 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in Lewiston: Visit Escada Hair Studio to sponsor them for this Clean Up Walk for Clean Water. They will be donating their time on Sunday, April 15 to clean up the River Walk! Feel free to join them at Simard-Payne Park in Lewiston. (Had been originally scheduled for Sunday, April 15)

Sunday, April 22 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at Lincolnville Beach: Join Green with Envy Salon Camden for this event. Visit one of the participating salons to sponsor them for this Clean Up Walk for Clean Water.  They will be donating their time on Sunday, April 22 from 9:00-11:00 a.m.  to clean up Lincolnville Beach! Feel free to join them, too!

Sunday, April 22 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at Crocket Beach in Rockland: Join Green with Envy Salon of Rockland and Level 10 Salon for this event. Visit one of the participating salons to sponsor them for this Clean Up Walk for Clean Water.  They will be donating their time on Sunday, April 22 from 9:00-11:00 a.m.  to clean up Crocket Beach! Feel free to join them, too!

Sunday, April 22 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. in Belfast: Join Green with Envy Salon of Belfast at Belfast City Park on Northport Street. Please visit the salon to sponsor them for this Clean Up Walk for Clean Water. They will be donating their time on Sunday, April 22. Feel free to join them, too!

Sunday, April 22 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. in Waterville: Join Apollo Day Spa at Castonguay Square. Please visit the salon to sponsor them for this Clean Up Walk for Clean Water.  They will be donating their time on EARTH DAY, Sunday, April 22 for this community clean-up! Feel free to join them, too.

Monday, April 23 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. in Augusta: Join the Aveda Institute and Green with Envy Salon Augusta, for this event at Mill Park in Augusta. Please visit the salon or school to sponsor them for this event. Feel free to join them, too.

Monday, April 23 from 2:00-6:00 p.m. in Wells: Join Naviina Salon and Day Spa at Laudholm Farm in Wells for this event. Please visit the salon to sponsor them for this event. Feel free to join them, too!

Monday, April 30 from 8:00-11:00 a.m. in Portland: Join Acapello Salons, Mensroom Salon & Lounge, Green with Envy Salon Portland, and Beauty on the Beach salon for this event. There will be two meeting spots - one at the Back Cove parking lot across from Hannaford and the other at Payson Park. Please visit one of the participating salons to sponsor them for this Clean Up Walk for Clean Water. They will be donating their time on Monday, April 30 to clean up Back Cove in Portland. Feel free to join them, too. Thank you to Coffee by Design for donating coffee for this event!

Saturday, May 5 from 9:30-12:00 noon in Ellsworth: Join Amy’s Salon and Spa and the Alchemist Salon for this event. Please visit one of the participating salons to sponsor them for this Clean Up Walk for Clean Water. They will be donating their time on Saturday, May 5. Feel free to join them, too! Meet in the Hannaford parking lot.

Advice for volunteers participating in these clean-up events:

  • Wear clothes you do not mind getting dirty.
  • Wear boots since it will be muddy (muck boots if you got ‘em). 
  • DO NOT pick up anything dangerous like needles or broken glass. 
  • Dress in layers as it may be breezy.
  • Bring gloves if you have them.

 

Other Aveda Earth Month Events:

Thursday, April 5 at 5:30 p.m. "Trashion" Show to benefit NRCM's clean water work. Join students and staff at the Aveda Institute for this trashion show, including refreshments and cash bar. Purchase your tickets by contacting the school. Learn more about this event here.

Sunday, April 29 Staff from Sereni Salon & Spa, our Earth Month partner in Hudson, Massachusetts, will participate in the Crusade for Clean Water in Hudson. Sponsor a participant by visiting Sereni and have a chance to win a fabulous Earth Month raffle basket full of wonderful prizes, including many Maine-made gifts. For a donation of $10 or more, you receive one raffle entry. For a sponsorship of $25 or more, you will receive a succulent plant and a raffle entry. Contact the salon for more info.

Buy one of these Green with Envy Earth Month t-shirts and all money raised will go directly to NRCM to support our clean water work. Get yours today! They also make a great gift. $25 each. Available in men's and women's sizes and styles.

We are pleased to partner with these participating Aveda salons:

Acapello Salons

Five locations:
401 Main Street, Saco (207) 282-6200

173 Route One, Scarborough (207) 885-9595
215  US Route One, Falmouth  (207) 781-4661
15 Main Street, Freeport (207) 869-4004
438 US Route One, Yarmouth (207) 847-4047

Apollo Salon and Spa

91 Silver Street, Waterville
Call to schedule your appointment today at (207) 872-2242

 

The Alchemist Salon

121 Main Street, Ellsworth
Call to schedule your appointment today at (207) 664-1711

 

Amy's Salon and Spa

567 Bangor Road (State Route 1A), Ellsworth
Call to schedule your appointment today at (207) 412-0063

 

Aveda Institute of Maine

A Capilo School

43 Bridge Street, Augusta
Call to schedule your appointment today at (207) 621-9941

 

Thursday, April 5, 5:30 p.m.

"Trashion" Show to benefit NRCM's clean water work.

Students and staff at the Aveda Institute held an amazing fashion show of styles made from all recycled and recyclable materials. There were refreshments and a cash bar. See some photos of the event here.

 

Beauty on the Beach

10 Beach Street, Portland
Call to make your appointment today at (207) 828-4809

Escada Hair Studio

746 Main Street, Suite 2, Lewiston
Call to make your appointment today at (207) 241-0473

Green With Envy

Five Locations:
25 Mechanic Street, Camden (207) 236-ENVY (3689)
75 Maverick Street, Rockland (207) 594-HAIR (4247)
312 Water Street, Augusta (207) 623-6209
1 K Belmont Avenue, Belfast (207) 338-3148
490 Congress Street, Portland (207) 773-3100

Stop by any of the five Green With Envy Salon locations in April (Tuesday through Saturday) to enter their Aveda Earth Month raffle, with a chance to win salon services. $5 for 1 ticket, $15 for 6 tickets, or $40 for 15 tickets

Level 10 Salon

385 Main Street, Suite 7, Rockland
Call to schedule your appointment today at (207) 594-6666

Mensroom Salon and Lounge

8 City Center, Portland
Call to make your appointment today at (207) 874-8080

Naviina Salon and Day Spa

45 Wells Plaza, Suite 6, Wells
Call to schedule your appointment today at (207) 251-4688

Pura Vida Day Spa

138 Maine Street, Brunswick
Call to schedule your appointment today at (207) 725-1233

Pura Vida Day Spa
Roberto Hostins Salon

Roberto Hostins Salon

41 Rodick Street, Bar Harbor
Call to schedule your appointment today at (207) 288-2710

Sereni Salon & Spa

8 Market Street, Hudson, Massachusetts
Call to schedule your appointment today at (978) 562-2182

Sunday, April 29 Sereni staff will take part in the Crusade for Clean Water in Hudson, MA. Sponsor a participant by visiting Sereni and have a chance to win a fabulous Earth Month raffle basket full of wonderful prizes. For a donation of $10 or more, you receive one raffle entry. For a sponsorship of $25 or more, you will receive a succulent plant and a raffle entry. Contact the salon for more info.

 

 

 

 

NRCM’s Clean & Healthy Waters Work

NRCM is Maine’s most effective nonprofit working statewide for protections for our state’s water resources. With an unmatched level of expertise, we harness the power of science and the voices of people who love Maine, pushing for laws that protect our environment. We engage citizens and businesses through events, online tools, and materials. Since 1959, NRCM has been leading efforts to protect Maine’s clean, beautiful waters by harnessing the power of people, science, and the law. Our expert staff, publications, social media, online resources, and events bring together citizens and businesses who love Maine.

 

NRCM is proud to be working with Aveda to promote Earth Month and invite you to participate in Aveda’s activities in support of clean and healthy waters for Maine. Donations to NRCM are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Thank you! If you take photos at any of these events, please make sure to share them using #AvedaNRCM.