Labels designed to inform consumers about the recyclability or disposability of plastic packaging create confusion worldwide and industry must address this collectively and urgently, says the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Consumers International.
Recycle BC, a non-profit based in British Columbia, thinks so. The organization headed up by Tamara Burns just launched a campaign encouraging consumers to tour their own homes and spot any otherwise-overlooked recyclable packaging.
Innovation begets innovation. The beauty industry, even now, is a fast-moving industry. As cosmetics and personal care product ingredients and formulations become evermore sophisticated and nuanced so too do the materials, and designs, and dispensing...
This week, the Good Housekeeping Institute began accepting submissions for its now annual awards program. This year the Institute will recognize sustainable packaging innovation in four industries: home care and cleaning, toys, food, and beauty and personal...
This month’s PCPC Annual Meeting was all about sustainability. At the event, Cosmetics Design caught up with Szaky to discuss the business of TerraCycle, the Loop platform, and sustainable beauty packaging more broadly.
The Natura subsidiary reopened its CF Pacific Centre store in Vancouver, Canada, this month with new features meant to reintroduce consumers to the brand’s progressive mission for gender equality, environmental sustainability, and more.
At this week’s INNOCOS event in Scottsdale, Arizona, the first Blue Beauty Award winners were announced, recognizing cosmetics, personal care, and wellness brands for business strategies and initiatives that have a positive environmental effect.
Conscious consumerism is here to stay and as the fast-paced clean and ethical beauty trend takes its grip, industry needs to start delivering on all fronts – overcoming lab and regulatory hurdles along the way.
Among multinationals, Colgate has been making headlines in the sustainable oral care space of late, and several indie and startup brands are pushing the category forward as well. Now Unilever is back in the game with today’s launch of the Signal Ecolo...
Natura & Co has finalised its Avon acquisition, creating a global pure-play beauty giant and direct-to-consumer leader – a mega-business it wants to use to fight the climate crisis, champion cruelty-free, female empowerment and local communities.
The makeup brand Tiila Abbitt founded in 2018 is educating consumers and setting a new standard for makeup packaging. Āether Beauty’s latest launch is “literally the only liquid lip component in all of Sephora that can be recycled.”
By What’s the big fuss about the circular economy?
As beauty and personal care manufacturers and suppliers raise the bar on sustainability, the circular economy is a phrase that is popping up with increasing frequency? But what is it and what does it mean to the industry.