How will the UN pact to eliminate plastic pollution affect your brand?


A planned international treaty on reducing plastics usage will help the personal care product sector plot sustainability policies, writes Kathryn Wortley

A planned, legally-binding global agreement covering the lifecycle of plastics should hasten the regulation, proliferation and uptake of steps to eliminate plastic pollution, beauty sector associations and experts say.

Even before the decision in March (2022) by the United Nations Environment Assembly to conclude negotiations by 2024 on a pact to eliminate plastic pollution, cosmetics manufacturers of all sizes have been moving towards a more circular economy approach (see p30).

So, it is maybe not surprising that many personal care...

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