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Sustainable Packaging

Looking at related issues such as sustainability, environmental impact and marketing related to this fast growing and increasingly crucial area. Articles will also cover the latest developments in the types of packaging materials manufacturers are using, as well as considering the increasingly important area of recycling.

Why in-cosmetics Global is focusing on sustainability

22-Feb-2017 - Sustainability will be a core focus at the newly re-branded in-cosmetics Global event, to be held in London in early April. We caught up with the show director to find...

Recyclable cosmetics packaging: a central industry focus

15-Feb-2017 - Recent moves by major players including Procter & Gamble and Unilever in the field of recyclable beauty and personal care packaging suggests it’s fast becoming a key area  of innovation...

4 key global packaging trends revealed

14-Feb-2017 - Euromonitor has released a new report on the global state of packaging for beauty and personal care (BPC), which covers four essential trends for the industry.

Refillable packaging: a big focus for the industry?

09-Feb-2017 - Refillable packaging is a cosmetics trend set to hit the mainstream, according to a leading packaging trade fair.

Sustainable cosmetics in 2017: what does the year ahead hold?

07-Feb-2017 - Organic Monitor, a specialist research and consulting company, has revealed its top predictions for the coming year in sustainable cosmetics.

Five Nordic countries set to consider microbead ban

02-Feb-2017 - In line with the rising tide of opinion against the use of microbeads in cosmetics, an interparliamentary committee for the Nordic region has backed a proposal for a ban.

P&G ‘world first’ recyclable shampoo bottle: multinational’s European packaging pledge

26-Jan-2017 - Procter and Gamble has announced that its Head & Shoulders brand is set to produce the ‘world’s first’ recyclable shampoo bottle, made from up to 25% recycled beach plastic.

Unilever committed to 100% recyclable plastic packaging by 2025

17-Jan-2017 - The consumer goods giant has said that by 2025, it will ensure that it is technically possible for its plastic packaging to be reused or recycled.

Skin lightening: London businesses fined £168,000 for selling illegal cosmetics

17-Jan-2017 - A total of 15 cosmetics businesses across London were collectively fined £168,579 in 2016 for the supply and retail of unsafe cosmetics products, according to new figures published by London Trading Standards.

RSPO releases its 2016 impact report

10-Jan-2017 - The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has released its impact report for 2016, taking a look at the question of how far the non-profit association progressed towards global, sustainable...

Major packaging industry shows set to open doors in two weeks

06-Jan-2017 - The Aerosol & Dispensing Forum and the PCD packaging shows’ 2017 editions are to be held together 18 and 19 January in Paris.

Sustainability Corner at in-cosmetics: a closer look

05-Jan-2017 - Ahead of the global trade show to be held in London later this year, we take a closer look at one of in-cosmetics’ central new feature: its ‘Sustainability Corner’.

The case for natural microbead alternatives

04-Jan-2017 - A supplier of natural ingredients for the cosmetic industry has released its list of key natural alternatives to microplastic particles.

Unilever new multi-million manufacturing plant in Dubai

03-Jan-2017 - Consumer goods giant Unilever is opening a new $272 million plant in Dubai, dedicated to the production of beauty and personal care products.

Top ten cosmetic and personal care trends for 2017

21-Dec-2016 - Cosmetics Design looks ahead to throw some light on the trends that are likely to impact the cosmetics and personal care industry the most throughout the course of 2017.

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‘No room for greenwashing’: The reality of sustainability for the personal care industry

15-Dec-2016 - With sustainability very much an industry focus and in the public eye, we caught up with Chris Sayner from specialty chemicals company Croda to get his take on the current...

Water ‘the new luxury’, says Mintel beauty research

09-Dec-2016 - Market research firm Mintel has observed that water as a precious commodity is a trend which is about to hit the beauty industry in a big way.

Key cosmetics sustainability concerns in Europe

01-Dec-2016 - The recent Sustainable Cosmetics Summit has released the key findings from the event on the top sustainability issues facing the industry in Europe.

L’Oréal, IFF and Givaudan: among global leaders in tackling climate change

22-Nov-2016 - Several key players in the beauty and personal care industry have been picked out as leaders when it comes to tackling climate change by the new CDP scoring system.

Five things you need to know from the industry this week

18-Nov-2016 - Our weekly roundup of the top need-to-know stories that have emerged from the beauty and personal care industry this week.

Winners in green: 2016 Sustainable Beauty Awards

16-Nov-2016 - Last month saw 2016’s edition of the Sustainable Beauty Awards take place in Paris: we take a look at who was recognised for their efforts and why.

New features at in-cosmetics Global: sustainability corner and makeup bar

15-Nov-2016 - The team behind the in-cosmetics trade events has revealed two new features set to enhance its offering at the upcoming in-cosmetics Global event in London.

Is truly sustainable manufacture possible for beauty and personal care?

09-Nov-2016 - Our special newsletter focus on sustainable manufacturing in beauty and personal care comes at a pertinent time: sustainability is high on the industry agenda, and the signs of this are...

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Global beauty consumers and their expectations: Jason Matthews, The Body Shop

26-Oct-2016 - Jason Matthews, international regulatory and scientific director at The Body Shop International, gave us his thoughts on what the rise of the global beauty consumer means for beauty and personal...

Albéa’s Slovakia arm officially opens

21-Oct-2016 - Albéa, a global packaging player, has entered its 15th country, with its recently acquired facility in Slovakia now an official part of the company.