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Mass beauty brands should be treating environmentally-friendly packaging as part of their core brand identity, it shouldn’t just be a niche launch at the top end of the range (Getty Images)

The eco beauty package: ‘Mass brands need to step up more’

By Kacey Culliney

Sustainable packaging innovation must roll out across mass beauty and personal care if any real strides are to be made, and Western European consumers are largely ready for changes, says a Kantar Worldpanel research director.

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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...

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L’Oréal invests in biotech plastics recycling initiative

By Deanna Utroske

Yesterday, the beauty maker announced its minority stake investment in Carbios, a green chemistry company working to solve environmental sustainability problems in manufacturing. The funds will help the company move its PET recycling technologies closer...

State of the industry: Cosmetics Europe Director General speaks out


State of the industry: Cosmetics Europe Director General speaks out

By Lucy Whitehouse

We caught up with the Director General of the European trade association for the cosmetics and personal care industry, John Chave, on the state of the industry today, and why it is a very good time to be an industry professional in beauty.

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