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Davines In-Salon Container Recycling:

The Take Back Box

We’re excited to launch a new in-salon recycling program with Green Circle Salons. Starting this September, our container recycling pilot program launches with 37 Davines salons across the United States. Our Take Back Boxes provide Davines guests with an easy way to recycle their difficult to recycle Davines packaging at their salon and ensures that the returned empties are given another life. Next time you visit one of these salons, be sure to remember your empty hairsprays, mask pouches, and dark plastics for easy recycling! 

Why recycle with Davines?

We know so many of you are already recycling at home and keeping our planet beautiful. However, some packaging is more challenging to recycle than others and we want you to have full confidence that all of your Davines products are recycled correctly. Bringing empty aerosols, combined materials, and dark plastics to a Take Back Box makes a big difference because we can ensure they are given another life through proper sorting and recycling with Green Circle Salons and their partners.

Where can I recycle with Davines?

Davines container recycling is available in 37 Sustainable Beauty Partner salons.

Davines take back box map


Attitudes and Images — Hollister

Mint Salon — Lodi
Salon Luxe
— Claremont
The Young American Salon
— Tustin and Villa Park



Tribeca Salon — Tampa


PAIR Studio — Atlanta


Bloom Salon — Arlington Heights
Noggin Salon
— Libertyville

Sanctuary Salon + Spa — O'Fallon


Bargersville Wellness — Bargersville
Blondie's Salon & Spa
— Columbus


Salon Spice — Overland Park


New Jersey

Craft House Salon — Atlantic Highlands
The B Hive Salon
— Hillsdale

North Carolina

Ananda Hair Studio — Asheville
Studio Capelli
— Hendersonville

North Dakota

Hi Honey Salon — Bismarck


A Salon Named DesireCincinnati
Studio Muse
— Brecksville
— Columbus


Subi Salon — Hood River

South Carolina

Laura & Co. Salon — Murrell's Inlet
Parlour Nouveau
— Greenville


Tres Bella Salon — Boerne


Salon Elite— Newport News


VER Salon — Eau Claire

difficult to recycle products Davines

Designed for packaging which is harder to recycle locally, these boxes are designed for our retail products such as aerosols, dark plastics or combined materials. Below is a comprehensive list of which products fall into these categories. And, remember to keep the caps on your products so they get recycled too!

Combined Materials

  • Any The Circle Chronicles mask
  • SU Hair Mask
  • SU Aftersun

Dark Plastics

  • OI All in One Milk
  • OI Hair Butter
  • OI Body Wash
  • All Natural Tech shampoos, conditioners and gels
  • All Alchemic shampoos and conditioners


  • Hair Refresher
  • This is a Medium Hairspray
  • This is a Strong Hairspray
  • This is an Extra Strong Hairspray
  • This is a Volume Boosting Mousse
  • This is a Curl Moisturizing Mousse
  • Your Hair Assistant Definition Mist

Where does this recycling go?

Once your salon’s Take Back Box is full, it is shipped back to Green Circle Salons where the products are sorted by material and sent to a recycling partner who will use the packaging to create something new, like pots for trees.

Where can I get more information on Davines packaging?

Davines product packaging is developed with a strategy focused on sustainability. We design for recyclability and simplicity using mono-materials and minimal labels. We also minimize the raw materials needed and continually increase the use of recycled and biobased materials. You can read more about our approach to sustainable packaging on our Transparency page.

How can my salon get involved?

Right now, this program is in the pilot or testing phase. If you’re a Davines salon interested in learning more about the program in the future, sign up for updates with your name and email below!

All drawings courtesy of Emily Poulin

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19 Responses

Katy Bentzinger
Katy Bentzinger

April 18, 2022

I’ve been waiting to hear about the widespread launch of this program and am anxious to be a part of it.

Melissa Pease
Melissa Pease

March 10, 2022

We are a green circle salon and a Davines salon. We’d love to take part in your take back program.

Whistle & Sway salon company
Whistle & Sway salon company

March 16, 2021

Would love to assist with this program!!

Marty Jenkins
Marty Jenkins

October 14, 2020

Do you have to be a customer of the salon to drop off your recyclables?

Alissa Montz
Alissa Montz

October 14, 2020

We are a greencircle salon how do we become apart of davines

Diane Koistinen
Diane Koistinen

October 14, 2020

We are already a Green Circle Salon and we carry Davines. How can we get a box, or can we use our existing GCS boxes?

Luxe Hair Studio / Sara Marvin
Luxe Hair Studio / Sara Marvin

September 18, 2020

We are in Jacksonville beach Fl. Two blocks of the water, and recycling and cleaning up our shoreline is important to us. We would love to have a bin! We also already carry Davines.

Brian Markman
Brian Markman

September 16, 2020

We are a Greencircle salon and would love to be part of this program.


September 09, 2020

We are a Greencircle salon. Would love to take part of this program !

Katherine Ask
Katherine Ask

September 08, 2020

We are in British Columbia, Canada. When will we be able to do this here?
Definitely interested.

Victoria A Loveless
Victoria A Loveless

September 08, 2020

Would love to give PA a recycle center in our salon and spa!

Tracey Gobla
Tracey Gobla

September 06, 2020

We were green circle before Covid. Is this the same program? We are interested in more information.

Charles Gillick
Charles Gillick

September 04, 2020

Nicole & I would love to take part in this!!

jacqueline Cicala
jacqueline Cicala

September 02, 2020

Love to participate

tina salerno
tina salerno

September 01, 2020

Our salon in Oak Park, Il definitely would like to participate in this. Please keep us posted! Thank you!

Bertha Solorio
Bertha Solorio

August 31, 2020

I’d request this box and said that it will be ship soon, then COVID-19 came and I didn’t hear anymore. Will I still get this?

Josie Meleca
Josie Meleca

August 31, 2020

We are a salon and spa in Toronto Canada that would like to participate. We also carry comfort zone and skin regimen.

Tanya Wood - The London Salon and Spa
Tanya Wood - The London Salon and Spa

August 31, 2020

We are very interested and are in Canada. Please bring this to Canada too! Great idea, I always thought customers should bring their empties back.

Linda Licocci
Linda Licocci

August 31, 2020

We are interested and we carry Davines.

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