Smart materials: Making the most of sustainable packaging solutions

With the UK government announcing the introduction of a plastic tax from 2022, cosmetics brands are rallying to find sustainable materials that work for them

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European tube production enjoyed slight growth in 2019

Industry association etma reports 1% rise in production to 11.5 billion units

Scientists discover species of bacteria that feeds on polyurethane

A new strain of the extremophile bacteria Pseudomonas could help reduce plastic to landfill

How to design sustainable beauty product packaging

Innovation in beauty packaging design today focuses squarely on forging sustainability, report Julian Ryall, Vanessa ...

UK Chancellor announces plastic packaging tax from 2022

The tax aims to boost the use of recyclable packaging by 40%, with charges made per tonne on packaging comprising less ...

Aluminium aerosol can production slumps in 2019

AEROBAL statistics reveal a 3.7% drop in production due to economy

Packaging trends: All wrapped up in the one place

Taking place on 13-14 May 2020 in Amsterdam, Cosmetics Business Live will address the latest packaging trends and ...

Henkel ramps up sustainability efforts with new packaging targets to reduce plastic waste for 2025

The maker of Schwarzkopf, Right Guard and Dial has already achieved three of its 2020 targets to reduce carbon ...

Mary Kay joins Chanel and Coty as a member of L’Oréal’s sustainable packaging forum

The direct-selling firm is the eighteenth member to join to the forum alongside a number of beauty goliaths

How manufacturers are responding to demand for innovative eco-packaging

When it comes to leak prevention and maintaining freshness, discs, shives and seals present popular, customisable ...

Why is the beauty industry still failing people with disabilities?

Beauty brands are more inclusive than ever, but the world's largest minority group are being left behind when it comes ...

Shining the spotlight on sustainable options for bottles, jars and tubes

New decoration systems and rediscovered ways of communicating luxury cannot disguise the continued focus on sustainable ...

L’Oréal sued by consumers over ‘defective’ make-up packaging

The French beauty heavyweight has been accused of knowing about the problem for more than ten years

Marchesini Group reveals coronavirus safeguards amid Italian outbreak

The Italian packaging and machinery company says it has taken ‘immediate steps’ to safeguard the health of its ...