We shampoo because hair collects oil. Why should millions of pounds of absorbant, natural, renewable fiber clippings go to waste every day? Sign up it’s free & fast.

How everybody can get involved!

ALL salons, groomers, wool & alpaca fleece farmers, hairy individuals, & pet owners can sign up to be in our RESERVES for donations of hair, fur, fleece, feathers, nylons .

A1) Please sign up to our database. It’s FREE and It’s FAST http://www.matteroftrust.org/programs/hairmatsinfo.html

A2) Click here instructions how to send hair.http://www.matteroftrust.org/programs/hairmatsinfo.html

B) Click on activation link, login and see How This Works.

C) As of May 23, 2010 all new sign ups will be in the RESERVES. We ask you all to collect and keep 1 box ready to go. We currently have enough fiber on its way and in the warehouses. WE DO NEED MORE RECYCLED NYLONS. We will alert everyone when we clear out space for more hair, fur & fleece.

Thousands of boxes of hair, fur, fleece, feathers and nylons are coming in now by drop-offs and by USPS, FED EX, UPS from every city in North America. Even from donors in UK, France, Spain, Germany, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, China and Brazil… Everyone wants to make this happen!

Together we are all orchestrating an international natural fiber recycling MOBILIZATION!

Booms are being made all along the Gulf Coast. And municipalities from all over are contacting us about how to set up collection and boom storage for the other 2,600 smaller spills on average every year!

Matter of Trust’s OTHER PROGRAMS



While watching the coverage of the infamous Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989, hair stylist Phil McCrory was struck by how rapidly otters’ fur absorbed oil. He soon began testing how much oil he could absorb with the cast-off clippings from his salon, and voilà, the Oil Spill Hair Mat was created. McCrory teamed up with the environmentally-driven fiscal sponsor Matter of Trust, and set up shop in a San Francis warehouse. Following the hair mat’s inception in 2000, thousands of hair salons now donate their excess hair to Matter of Trust to be recycled into absorbent mats. And with salons collecting on average one pound a day, that’s a lot of hair mats.



  1. Nice post.

    I say,

    Using a good hair salon is key to great hair care. But how do you select the right hair salon from the many choices available?
    You can do to guarantee that you always receive the best hair cuts, latest professional techniques and stellar service is to choose the right hair salon. Granted, that is easier said than done. With hair salons on practically every street corner, narrowing down your options to find the right salon can be confusing.

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