The Japanese government has urged businesses and families to significantly reduce the energy after the nuclear power plant in Fukushima was destroyed. A Japanese company has taken a national campaign to reduce energy consumption to the extreme by imposing energy-conserving surgery is the entire staff.
The construction firm Maeda Corp. asked its employees to adopt identical hairstyles 2700 - men short back and sides, but slightly longer on top and a woman "cute" Bob with longer bangs that can be scanned a side.
"Our company is very interested in protecting the environment and encourage our staff to adopt many environmentally friendly activities. We believe that if people have short hair does not need to use the hair dryer, and as long as they consume less water," said Chizuru Inoue, a spokesman for Maeda Corp.
Another advantage, he said, which is easier to do a clean short hair again, when the staff is wearing a hard hat on construction sites and warm.
Other companies have introduced energy saving systems, including weekends in the displacement of production and at night.