13-Aug-2009 - A plastic tube incorporating a permanently attached closure, which could save up to 40 per cent in material weight, has been awarded prototype tube of the year.
25-Jun-2009 - Taxing virgin PET is one of the best ways to get companies to move over to using recycled material for plastic packaging, according to a green chemist.
24-Jun-2009 - Telles has collaborated with plastics molder Nypro to develop its next generation of injection molding bioplastic, suitable for a wider range of applications.
24-Jun-2009 - Creative ideas for refillable beauty packages have great potential for companies looking to improve their green credentials, says a packaging design expert.
08-Jun-2009 - Cosmetics companies should avoid using degradable additives in PET packaging until four key questions can be answered, warns the National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR).
01-Jun-2009 - Diamond Packaging has earned Forest Stewardship Council Chain-of-Custody (FSC) certification from the Rainforest Alliance’s SmartWood program.
06-May-2009 - Diamond Packaging has turned to wind power, weight loss and recyclable materials to create a greener package for Highland Lilac Perfume.
18-Mar-2009 - The Estee Lauder-owned natural beauty brand Origins is introducing a scheme to recycle all of the packaging for its range of cosmetic products, together with those of competitors.
10-Mar-2009 - NatureWorks has insisted that there are no technical barriers to the sorting and separating of polylactic acid (PLA) bottles for recycling.
26-Feb-2009 - Luxury and sustainability may appear irreconcilable but beauty packaging firms are working on ways to combine the two concepts.
16-Feb-2009 - Sustainability can be expensive but leaders in the beauty packaging industry claim they cannot afford not to go green.
11-Feb-2009 - Alcan Packaging Beauty claims to have developed a plastic tube made with recycled materials that makes no compromises on quality.
06-Feb-2009 - Green marketing of sustainable packaging materials can be a boomerang that comes back to hit brands in the face, says professor.
29-Oct-2008 - Creative thinking is vital for companies looking to achieve sustainability without sacrificing quality and price competitiveness. Albe Zakes from TerraCycle, a company that started out making fertilizer from worm poo,...
29-Sep-2008 - The Personal Care Products Council is digging into sustainability at the upcoming Science Week event in New Jersey with a dedicated workshop.
18-Sep-2008 - Biodegradable packaging is often criticized for failing to match the quality of petroleum alternatives, but Telles claims to have developed a solution.
10-Sep-2008 - Impressions Packaging has extended its range of heavy wall PET bottles to include pearlescent effects that combine eco-friendly qualities with a high end look.
04-Aug-2008 - Beauty plastics specialist Texen buys Mar-Lee Companies, Molded Fiber increases sustainable production and Oystar USA launches a cosmetics cartoner for rapid delivery.
22-Jul-2008 - Manufacturers realize they need to become sustainable to remain competitive. Eco-friendly packaging is a vital component of this but presents companies with a myriad of choices and challenges.
25-Jun-2008 - The Hartman Group is conducting a study on attitudes towards sustainability to determine which messages and actions resonate with the consumer.
29-May-2008 - Green packaging is making the transition from niche to mainstream as manufacturers come under pressure to go green.
29-May-2008 - With the biggest show in the North American cosmetics industry's calendar just around the corner, its organizers are calling for entrants to the International Package Design Awards (IPDA).
12-May-2008 - Crown Holdings has developed a dispensing system that uses compressed air rather than hydrocarbons to help personal care firms comply with new Californian regulations.
10-Apr-2008 - Key issues facing natural and organic cosmetics producers will be addressed by industry leaders at the forthcoming second Natural Beauty Summit, which will open its door in New York on...
02-Apr-2008 - Multi Packaging Solutions (MPS) is seeking to further establish its presence in the cosmetics packaging market after the acquisition of Innovative Creative Packaging Solutions.