Since I don't have a very complicated haircut, I started cutting my own hair to save some money. It's pretty much a buzz cut so it's silly to pay $20 for something that takes less than five minutes to do. I'm not exaggerating. The girl that used to cut my hair would take me without an appointment any time I wanted because I was in and out of there so quick.
So once a month, I break out the clippers and go to town on my head. And instead of clogging up the vacuum cleaner with a big wad of hair, I've been composting it instead. I just pick up as much as I can from the sink or the floor after I buzz myself and stuff it in a bag or a container, then bring it outside to one of my compost bins. I either dig a little hole and cover the hair ball with leaves or sometimes I'll just leave it on top of the pile. I've even seen birds come by to take some for their nests and I think that's pretty cool too.
I've read that hair is very slow to decompose but it's a great source of nitrogen (something like 12-0-0). I only just started doing it recently, so I'll report back on how quickly hair breaks down once the warm composting weather returns.