Bathroom energy drain sparks new product ideas

By Guy Montague-Jones

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Related tags: Shower, Bathtub

Above the buzz of conversation at the busy PCD Congress in Paris, CosmeticsDesign.com spoke to Eric Scheid from Henkel to find out how studying the life-cycle of cosmetics can spark green product ideas into life. A shower gel starts life on the factory floor and travels miles to reach consumers but it is in the bathroom where the product does most damage to the environment. Scheid quantifies this damage and explains how waterless soap and new packaging designs can reduce the energy soaked up in the morning wash.

Above the buzz of conversation at the busy PCD Congress in Paris, CosmeticsDesign.com spoke to Eric Scheid from Henkel to find out how studying the life-cycle of cosmetics can spark green product ideas into life.

A shower gel starts life on the factory floor and travels miles to reach consumers but it is in the bathroom where the product does most damage to the environment. Scheid quantifies this damage and explains how waterless soap and new packaging designs can reduce the energy soaked up in the morning wash.

Related topics: Formulation & Science, Sustainability

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