Why biodegradable is not the easy answer to beauty's plastic problem

In the search for a greener, ocean-friendly, environmental alternative to the pollutant, cosmetics brands are increasingly touting the compostable packaging option

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A Plastic Planet calls for ban of single-use beauty sample sachets

Top representatives across the corporate and political spectrum have signed the open letter to the UK government

Garnier becomes first major mass name to launch a no-plastic shampoo

The L’Oréal-owned brand's Garnier Ultimate Blends Shampoo Bars are packaged in 100% recyclable FSC certified ...

The big reveal: Why the 'wow-factor' is still all important for beauty boxes

Sustainability and e-commerce requirements are shaping the boxes and coffrets segment, but the ‘wow factor’ remains ...

Assessing the interaction between packaging & formula

The plastics and cosmetics industries are pooling their efforts under non-profit project CosmetoPack, which is setting ...

KVD Vegan Beauty takes first steps into 'earth friendly' cosmetics with new palette

The Kendo produced brand confirmed plans to redesign its packaging in January

Dermalogica debuts refill for Daily Microfoliant product

The brand's best-seller is now available as a refill using 92% less plastic than the original pack

Cosmetics Business reveals the 5 key eco-packaging trends shaping the future of beauty in new report

This report reveals how beauty brands can identify and overcome challenges in sustainable packaging, and spotlights the ...

Beiersdorf launches reduced-plastic Nivea bottle as part of fight against plastic pollution

Additionally, 90% of company’s PET bottles in Europe will be from recycled plastic by end of 2020

Amorepacific teams up with Dow for fully recyclable pouch packaging

Dow’s INNATE TF resins are being used for the first time across three of the company’s leading brands

How to recycle just about anything

TerraCycle has made a name for itself as the company that recycles the ‘unrecyclable’. It is working with beauty ...

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 ...

Get ready for a bumpy ride: Optimising beauty packaging for online retail

Online beauty purchases skyrocketed during lockdown and e-commerce is predicted to maintain its boosted popularity even ...

ESPA adopts new sustainability practices to end bathroom waste

The premium beauty brand has introduced its new RecycleMe Scheme to send back empty beauty products from any brand an a ...

Arjowiggins replaces single-use plastic packaging with ‘revolutionary’ barrier paper

The new translucent paper alternative is recyclable, compostable and marine degradable

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