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Sustainable cosmetics tops the agenda at industry event
The Personal Care Products Council is digging into sustainability at the upcoming Science Week event in New Jersey with a dedicated workshop.
Bioplastics firm claims to have married performance and sustainability
Biodegradable packaging is often criticized for failing to match the quality of petroleum alternatives, but Telles claims to have developed a solution.
Impressions Packaging extends PET bottle range
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.
Cosmetics packaging round-up
Beauty plastics specialist Texen buys Mar-Lee Companies, Molded Fiber increases sustainable production and Oystar USA launches a cosmetics cartoner for rapid delivery.
Estee Lauder executive tackles sustainable packaging
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.
Consumer attitudes to sustainability under microscope
The Hartman Group is conducting a study on attitudes towards sustainability to determine which messages and actions resonate with the consumer.
Eco-friendly packaging ready for take-off
Green packaging is making the transition from niche to
mainstream as manufacturers come under pressure to go green.
HBA calls for entrants to packaging design award
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).
Crown introduces green dispensing system
Crown Holdings has developed a dispensing system that uses
compressed air rather than hydrocarbons to help personal care firms
comply with new Californian regulations.
Second Natural Beauty Summit to open doors in New York
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 May 15.
MPS expands further into cosmetics with acquisition
Multi Packaging Solutions (MPS) is seeking to further establish its
presence in the cosmetics packaging market after the acquisition of
Innovative Creative Packaging Solutions.
CSI/Cosmolab seals green packaging partnership
Cosmetics packaging firm CSI/Cosmolab has teamed up with material
supplier Cereplast to develop environmentally friendly
double-walled jars and closures from bio-plastics.
The Packaging Company launches biodegradable range
The Packaging Company (TPC) has joined a growing number of cosmetic
packaging firms branching out into green territory with
P&G to make products and operations greener
Proctor and Gamble (P&G) has announced its plans to improve the
environmental profile of its products and operations, promising to
reduce CO2 emissions by a further 10 percent by 2012.