L’Oreal USA ups its sustainable packaging drive
The global beauty firm’s US subsidiary has made inroads to reduce the environmental impact of its beauty product packaging by introducing two new assessment tools to its package design process.
Unilever unveils ten year target for sustainability
Global consumer products company Unilever has revealed its new sustainability strategy which aims to halve the company’s environmental impact, but double the size of the business by 2020.
Sonoco offers one-stop shop for sustainable packaging
Global packaging company Sonoco is now offering its proprietary sustainable packaging design software to help customers reduce the environmental footprint of its packaging.
Coty moves towards sustainability goals with renewable film selection
Global beauty company Coty has selected Klöckner Pentaplast’s new renewable resource TerraPET films for the packaging of its men’s Adidas fragrance range, in a bid to meet the company’s sustainable packaging goals.
MWV presents environmentally responsible pump solution
MeadWestvaco (MWV) has announced it has created a customized threaded ferrule for one of its existing pumps, in order to meet demands for environmentally responsible solutions.
Degradable claims deceptive if products destined for landfill
Claims made about a package’s degradability could be misleading to consumers if the product is usually destined for a landfill or for incineration, according to the Federal Trade Commission.
HBA Package Design Awards reward orginality and creativity
The grand award of this year’s HBA International Package Design Award Competition was given to L’Oreal Paris for its Paris True Match roll-on make-up applicator.
Retailer sets new sustainable packaging guidelines for suppliers
Whole Foods Market has announced the implementation of new packaging guidelines for all body care and supplement suppliers.
Avalon Organics opts for post-consumer recycled bottles
Hain Celestial says its Avalon Organics line has now been specified with 100 percent Post-Consumer Recycled PET bottles supplied by Amcor Rigid Plastics.
A handful of cosmetics companies lead the way in green packaging
A number of natural cosmetics and personal care companies are leading the way in sustainable and green packaging, according to latest research from Organic Monitor.
Focus on ingredients overlooks sustainable packaging
Eco-friendly packaging is commonly overshadowed by the issue of green formulation when beauty companies plan for sustainability, say Organic Monitor.
P&G uses sugarcane-based plastic to package leading brands
Leading products from Procter & Gamble (P&G) will hit the shelves early next year packaged in sugarcane-based plastic.
Is the cosmetics industry moving too fast on green packaging?
Consumers would probably give a firm ‘no’in response to this question. But scratch the surface a little harder and it becomes evident that there is more than a little truth to the statement.
Bioplastics marry the benefits of one of the world’s most versatile materials with the advantages of a sustainable source – making it a significant advance in the field of sustainable packaging. However, as with any innovation, these new materials present...
New sustainable materials and technologies need to be evaluated to really understand what they can bring to a product, according to luxury rigid box manufacturer, Knoll Packaging.