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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.

Microbeads: UK industry association responds to government’s conclusion on ban consultation

28-Jul-2017 - The UK government recently released the findings of its public consultation into a microbead ban in the region, and the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA) has responded.

Inolex opens new sales office in France

27-Jul-2017 - In a push to increase its presence in Paris, global cosmetic ingredient company Inolex has opened a new sales office in Paris, France.

How to take a ‘holistic’ approach to sustainability: Sustainable Cosmetics Summit responds

27-Jul-2017 - The upcoming industry event is urging cosmetics and personal care industry players to take a holistic approach to sustainability, noting that “few companies appear to be looking beyond their environmental...

Microbeads: UK government consultation on ban concludes, responses revealed

25-Jul-2017 - The UK government has released a summary of responses to its recent consultation on its proposed microbead ban, and explained how it is responding to these.

Guest article

The future of smarter sampling packaging designs for health & beauty

12-Jul-2017 - In this guest article, a packaging expert reveals his insight into the future for sampling packaging in the beauty and personal care industry.

Ingredients’ carbon footprint in the spotlight: DSM touts its Vitamin E’s credentials

11-Jul-2017 - With sustainability now demanded right through the supply chain, ingredients manufacturers are becoming increasingly quick to herald their portfolios’ green credentials.

Sustainable Beauty Awards open for entries

07-Jul-2017 - Ecovia Intelligence has announced the launch of its annual Sustainable Beauty Awards, saying it is now accepting submissions.

RSPO European edition gives rise to new partnerships on palm oil

06-Jul-2017 - The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) held its European Roundtable event recently in London, at which it disclosed key data on the strengthening profile of the RSPO project, and...

Coconut oil: P&G, Cargill and BASF join for sustainable certified, transparent supply chain

05-Jul-2017 - BASF, Cargill, Procter & Gamble (P&G) have entered a partnership by which they aim to help establish a sustainable certified and transparent supply chain of coconut oil in the Philippines...

Exclusive interview

Collaborating for sustainable palm oil: Cargill gives perspective

13-Jun-2017 - Ahead of this week’s 2017 European edition of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, held in London, we caught up with Cargill, one major player in personal care set to...

Eleven specialist workshops planned for Makeup in Paris

09-Jun-2017 - With Makeup in Paris’s 2017 edition fast approaching, the show organisers have released a programme featuring eleven specialist workshops across sustainability, colour trends, and packaging.

Firmenich enjoys place among top 1% for supplier sustainability

06-Jun-2017 - Firmenich has earned a Gold rating from EcoVadis, positioning the company among the top 1% of all suppliers assessed on their sustainability performance, as well as the leader in the...

Eco-friendly cosmetics bottles line launched in Spain

01-Jun-2017 - A specialist in packaging distribution of materials for perfumery, cosmetics and pharma, Rafesa, has announced a new line of eco-friendly cosmetics bottles.

RSPO European Roundtable 2017 approaching

25-May-2017 - The 2017 European edition of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil is due to take place in London, June 12 -13, looking to focus on how the body can make...

Lush: leading the way on sustainable premium products?

24-May-2017 - Lush, an international personal care brand, has launched a range of products that suggest it is pushing ahead with sustainable premium skin care products.

Unilever’s new technology tackles ‘global issue’ of plastic sachet waste

17-May-2017 - Unilever has unveiled a new technology that the FMCG company says will reduce sachet waste, an issue due to the ‘hundreds of billions’ of plastic sachets thrown away globally every...

L’Oreal enters partnership to promote innovative sustainability

16-May-2017 - Beauty giant L’Oréal has signed a memorandum of understanding to promote solutions for sustainable production at its sites globally.

Croda on renewable manufacture

11-May-2017 - Sustainability is firmly in the spotlight for the industry, and Croda’s efforts indicate it is one ingredients company taking the opportunity seriously.

New bioplastic microbeads for cosmetics announced

06-Apr-2017 - Bio-on, an intellectual property company, has announced the construction of a new facility in Italy that will produce a new 100% bioplastic material, destined for use as a microbead alternative.

L’Oréal named a world’s most ethical company

06-Apr-2017 - This is the eighth time the company has been recognised on this annual ranking, and notes it is one of only two health and beauty...

in-cosmetics Global 2017 Preview

What not to miss at in-cosmetics Global 2017

30-Mar-2017 - Our latest CD Buzz highlights the not-to-miss bits at in-cosmetics Global 2017. When the doors open in London's Docklands next week there will be a focus on sustainability, a special...

New mass market eco skin care range launched in the UK

02-Mar-2017 - A new ‘clean and green’ skin care range has launched nationwide in the UK, with a range of products that it describes as creating a whole new category: ‘masspirational’.

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.

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