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Eastman Renew expanding into France with support of 5 beauty companies

By Ravyn Cullor

Advanced-recycling plastic resin supplier Eastman Renew is expanding into France by 2025 with the support of five beauty companies committing to supply contracts. CosmeticsDesign spoke with to Tara Cary, segment market manager for Cosmetics and Personal...

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Innovations in Color Cosmetics: 2021 made makeup more sustainable

By Deanna Utroske

So far, the year has seen Sun Chemical acquire the Colors & Effects business from BASF, the launch of Be A 10 Cosmetics, biotech company Amyris buying and launching color brands, Coty taking Kyle Cosmetics vegan, and more. But recent headlines about...

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Beauty packaging manufacturer CPP Global acquired

By Deanna Utroske

This month, plastic parts and packaging maker Westfall Technik announced the acquisition of Carolina Precision Plastics. The deal gives Westfall access to prominent cosmetics and personal care companies including L’Oréal, Estée Lauder, and Clorox (which...

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Plastic Pollution: A ‘wicked problem’ for sustainable beauty

By Deanna Utroske

At the North American edition of this year’s Sustainable Cosmetics Summit, Daniella Russo, CEO of the Think Beyond Plastic Foundation, is talking about Plastic Materials for a Circular Economy. Cosmetics Design spoke with Russo in advance of the event...

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Beauty makers and industry suppliers sign on to Golden Design Rules

By Deanna Utroske

The rules are an initiative of Canada – based Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Plastic Waste Coalition of Action. And already companies like Unilever, J&J, Henkel Canada, and Colgate-Palmolive are supporting the initiative, which aims to ensure “no plastic...

Timeless Skin Care teams up with TerraCycle

Timeless Skin Care teams up with TerraCycle

By Deanna Utroske

To make it easy for consumers to recycle plastic bottles for Timeless Skin Care’s most popular products, the brand has partnered on a mail back program with TerraCycle.

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Sustainable Beauty strategies for the 2020s

By Deanna Utroske

The New Year marked a new decade as well; and over the past two months news of environmentally sustainable cosmetics and personal care products, packaging, and business operations point to a future where green practices are built in rather than added...

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Dove takes a new approach to plastic packaging

By Deanna Utroske

The Unilever brand announced its new No | Better | Less Plastic framework recently and is moving forward with new beauty packaging initiatives that will remove over 20,000 metric tons of virgin plastic from the brand’s supply chain.

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Event Preview

ADF&PCD packaging innovation trade show opens next week in New York City

By Deanna Utroske

The show made it’s US debut 3 years ago and has since grown to become a destination for beauty manufacturers and brands of all size looking to source the latest and best aerosol and packaging solutions for cosmetics, personal care, fine fragrance, gift-with-purchase,...

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Albéa publishes a first sustainability report

By Deanna Utroske

This month the beauty packager published an 18-page report outlining the company's past, current, and future approach to environmental sustainability and, as part of the document, laid out 5 ways that Albéa is working toward a circular approach to...

New packaging from reclaimed plastic

New packaging from reclaimed plastic

By Deanna Utroske

One social enterprise organization has masterminded a supply chain to keep discarded plastic from harming the environment by salvaging it to make new injection molded containers and other items.

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