International paper specialist Arjowiggins has developed a translucent barrier paper suitable for the packaging of cosmetics, providing industry with a sustainable, effective and creative alternative to plastic, it says.
This month, the packaging supplier and the clean beauty retailer teamed up to make it all the easier for cosmetics, personal care, and fragrance brands to choose packaging that Credo deems sustainable.
Personal care major Beiersdorf is primed to publish its industry standard defining cosmetic grade recycled plastic suitability by the end of this year; a standard it co-developed with two specialist German companies.
The beauty industry has significantly improved its waste footprint over the years, but brands can step up in-house separation efforts and improve consumer engagement to drive further change, says an expert.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has inspired a wave of cosmetic creators eager to develop and refine product concepts at-home, and design and engineer specialist Mayku wants to support this growth with its desktop vacuum former.
L’Oréal UK & Ireland has partnered with TerraCycle to launch a nationwide makeup recycling campaign across the UK, enabling consumers to return empties of any coloured cosmetic brand at in-store drop-off points across the country.