Rosemary Gambino, owner of Rosecuts Salon on Causeway Road in Vineyard Haven, is spearheading a Vineyard effort to collect hair, fur, and wool trimmings, and nylons to aid in the cleanup of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Ms. Gambino is working with Matter of Trust, a not-for-profit organization that utilizes natural fibers to make booms that protect beaches and coastal waters, according to a press release.Ms. Gambino has asked interested salon owners, pet groomers, horse owners and other individuals to save trimmings and nylons/pantyhose. Rosecuts will collect and pay to ship the materials to Matter of Trust, she said. For more information call 508-693-5362 or go to firstname.lastname@example.org.