Easydry Featured in Salon Business Magazine with Anne Butterlys Vytal Views

Easydry Featured in Salon Business Magazine

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Easydry and Orb Distribution founder Anne Butterly, was featured in Salon Business Magazine recently with her #VytalViews.   Last month saw National Cut Your Energy Costs day, and while it wasn’t aimed specifically at salons – as one of the biggest contributors to greenhouse emissions across the UK – we think it’s a good time to take stock. We teamed up with Angela Byrne from Vytal [the parent parent company to Easydry] for her tips on being greener.   Every day salons up and down the country are throwing towels, uniforms and anything else, into the washing machine and dryer without a second thought – just one of many ways salons are contributing hugely to greenhouse emissions in the UK.   Laundry specifically, uses huge amounts of energy and can even release microfibres into water. It is believed that washing just one synthetic garment releases about 2,000 plastic microfibres, which…

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Easydry Release new video featuring Hooker and Young

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Easydry is delighted to announce that it has released its latest ambassador video. The latest video features Gary Hooker and Michael Young from Hooker and Young. This incredible duo are world-renowned for their hairdressing skills and have appeared on-stage globally.   In fact, these industry gurus recently spent the afternoon judging the Australian Hair Fashion Awards. They were blown away by the vision and creativity shown!   To view the video, click HERE.

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Easydry Vytal Views in Salon Business magazine

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Once the madness of the festive season has passed, January is the ideal time for salons to take stock of what worked in the previous year and what can be improved. Many salon owners use as this opportunity to make changes and to set themselves up for success for the New Year. This spring why not spring clean your entire business, not just your salon! What do you want to achieve in 2019? Do you and your team have clear, measurable and realistic goals for the coming year? Working with your team to set targets is a great way to ensure everyone is involved, is positive and it’s a great way to start a new year! Are there any awards you want to enter? If so, what do you need to do to have the best chance of winning? Build on Success Consider your successes from 2018 – what worked…

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styleicons Easydry celebrates 15 years with 5 awards

Easydry celebrates 15 Years with 5 Award nominations

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Easydry celebrates 15 Years with 5 Award nominations (Styleicons)   Salon sustainability beacon and disposable towel pioneer Easydry is celebrating 15 years with a very happy birthday present – the savvy brand were nominated for five awards at the Green Awards, for titles such as Green Product, Green Technology, Green Small Organisation, Green Manufacturer and Sustainable Water Achievement. The awards recognise companies that tackle environmental issues such as climate change and encourage others to get on board as well.   “We have always put innovation and sustainability at the heart of what we do so that we can help other businesses protect the planet. But not at the expense of their client service,” said Easydry CEO Anne Butterly. “Being eco-friendly must never be a compromise. Our customers are able to reduce their carbon footprint by using Easydry, but the most important benefit is that Easydry allows salons to improve client care by…

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Easydry shortlisted for five Green Awards

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We are so proud that as Easydry globally celebrates its 15th year in business, we have been honoured with an incredible 5 nominations in the prestigious Green Awards. We are up against tough competition as other companies recognised by the awards include Diageo, Intel, Pfizer, and Bristol-Myers Squibb.   Easydry has been shortlisted in the following categories: Green Product Green Technology Green Small Organisation Green Manufacturer Sustainable Water Achievement categories The awards celebrate the company that has made the most significant contribution to tackling climate change and helped encourage others to do the same. Our CEO, Anne Butterly, has dedicated the last 15 years, since inventing the first ever disposable, eco-friendly salon towel, helping salons across the globe cut their water use. In the process she has massively reduced the industry’s carbon footprint. Easydry has enabled salons to save millions of litres of water worldwide.   A place in the finals…

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Orb Distribution wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Key Dates for December 2018 and January 2019

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The festive season is already here and salons are experiencing their busiest time of the year.   We encourage you to check your stock to see if you currently have enough or if you would like to place your next order with us? Some salons are ordering double now, to have enough stock to last them through until early January – if you would like to do that, please let us know.   Key Dates and Deadlines:   Please note the following key dates for December 2018 and January 2019:   Friday 14th December 2018: Last order date for delivery before Christmas. Friday 21st December 2018: The Easydry / Orb Distribution offices close. Wednesday 2nd January 2019: The Easydry / Orb Distribution offices re-open.

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Easydry CEO Anne Butterly takes part in Vital Voices

Easydry takes part in Vital Voices

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Easydry founder and CEO, Anne Butterly, was honoured to have been invited to take part in the Vital Voices Global Ambassador Programme recently. This incredible programme is supported by Bank of America and has global impact. The programme was launched six years ago and aims to identify female business leaders, up-skill and mentor them so their achievements grow.   Anne Finucane, Vice Chair of Bank of America and Chairman of Bank of America Merrill lynch Europe believes that curiosity, along with being able to see a woman that you can aspire to be like and great mentorship are the key ingredients for success. Finucane brought famous female stars of the business world like Martha Stewart, Melanne Verveer and Cherie Blair to Ireland to share their experiences.  Other high profile speakers included TV celebrity and entrepreneur Martha Stewart, barrister and lecturer Cherie Blair and politician and chief commissioner for human rights…

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Easydry CEO speaking about female entrepreneurship

Easydry CEO speaking about female entrepreneurship

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Anne Butterly, Easydry Founder and CEO was delighted to receive an invitation to speak to UCD Quinn School of Business Students about her journey from Quinn to Quintrepreneur as part of Enterprise Week!  She was included as part of their #EnterpriseWeek along with Sean Gallagher, Keelings, Enterprise Ireland, Glendalough Distillery and Boojum.   Anne always had an interest in education and entrepreneurship. When she was in UCD, she was the only student and in particular, the only female student interested in starring her own business. If fact, her thesis was called: ““Motivational and process factors influencing and affecting female entrepreneurs in Ireland”.   Anne attended the Quinn School of Business where she completed a B Comm in Accounting and the an MBS In Business with marketing electives. After graduation, Anne worked in various companies in marketing roles which allowed her to build on her knowledge from UCD. When she was…

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Easydry Blog on the UK's British Hairdressing Business Awards 2018

2018 BHBA Winners Announced

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As previous winners of the UK’s British Hairdressing Business Awards, Easydry is always delighted to see new winners. The 2018 BHBA winners were announced in London on the 17th of September in an exciting ceremony hosted by Vernon Kay and Jayne Lewis-Orr the executive director of Hairdressers Journal International.   Editor of HJ, Laura Husband said: “This year’s British Hairdressing Business Awards highlighted the strategic thinking and outstanding customer care that exists within our industry.  Brexit is fast approaching so we can all learn from how this year’s winners have thought outside of the box to boost profits and secure new business.”   So who won? Customer Care Award sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional is H&Co Hair Salon Franchisee of the Year sponsored by HJi is Lisa Walby from Francesco Group Cheltenham Independent Salon – Business Newcomer sponsored by Alter Ego is H&Co Hair Salon Retail Salon of the Year sponsored by Tigi Professionals is Academy Salons…

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Easydry Oshibori Towel

Oshibori

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The Easydry Oshibori towel is a non-woven, disposable towel that can be heated or chilled. The O-shibori from Easydry is the environmentally friendly way to allow your guests to clean their hands before eating.   The Easydry Oshibori towel is available in white and has a herringbone texture. This product is ideal to heating or chilling and can be heated in a microwave or caddy or with the application of hot water. This product comes folded but it can also be rolled.   As this Easydry disposable towel is single-use, it is totally hygienic and always looks pristine. After use, the O-shibori towel can be thrown away and it breaks down / biodegrades / composts in just twelve weeks.   The Easydry Oshibori towel comes in quantities of 540 or 1080 and it is packed in compostable bags, within a cardboard box. Order the Easydry O-shibori towel now. To learn…

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