Eco-friendly salon opening soon downtown

Freeman Staff

Nov. 14, 2014

WAUKESHA - An eco-friendly salon is coming to downtown Waukesha.

Internationally recognized hair designer Ralph Van Atta is opening a stylish, low environmental impact salon called Van Bier Salon at 914 Clinton St., and grand opening festivities will kick off with a ribbon cutting at 5:30 p.m. Friday.

According to a press release from the Downtown Business Association, Van Bier Salon will “blend modern style and comfort with historic architecture,” using low-chemical products from eco-friendly suppliers and purchasing 100 percent of its energy from renewable and sustainable resources.

The salon will also donate to several local charities, according to the release.

Van Bier Salon’s hours are from noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.