Recycled content not always preferable in natural and organic cosmetics packaging
With natural and organic cosmetics products typically commanding a higher price than their traditional counterparts, packaging needs to reflect this, which doesn’t always mean opting for recycled or sustainable content, according to Euromonitor International's...
Rexam pump takes on a new twist
Rexam Personal Care has launched its new XD 11 Twist fragrance pump at the PCD Congress in Paris building on the success of its current pump range as well as offering an eco-friendly aspect.
Sustainable packaging hot topic at industry events in 2011
With Organic Monitor predicting an increase in the take up of sustainable packaging initiatives by beauty companies in 2011, the topic promises to a focus of industry events this year.
France calls for volunteers for environmental labelling scheme
Companies in all sectors are being called by France’s minister for sustainable development to take part in a year long scheme to test out environmental labelling initiatives.
Unilever unveils ten year target for sustainability
Global consumer products company Unilever has revealed its new sustainability strategy which aims to halve the company’s environmental impact, but double the size of the business by 2020.
Eco-designed, luxury fragrance box set debuts at Luxe Pack
Eight manufacturers have joined together to create an eco-designed box set of fragrances in order to illustrate the potential for more sustainable luxury design.
Integrated tube and closure has pricing and ecological advantages
Material savings, which can lower the price as well as reduce the environmental impact of a product, were the motivation for Plasticum's new integrated tube and closure solution.
Promens' eco airless packaging wins Luxe Pack Green award
Promens claims that its new airless dispensing system, ecolution, cuts down on carbon dioxide emissions and is more easily recyclable than traditional piston based airless packages.
Johnsen & Jorgensen target cosmetics market with recycled PET bottles
Johnsen & Jorgensen, a UK-based packaging supplier, has entered into a distribution deal with Artenius PET Packaging UK to release a new environmentally-friendly range of recycled PET bottles for the cosmetics industry.
P&G uses sugarcane-based plastic to package leading brands
Leading products from Procter & Gamble (P&G) will hit the shelves early next year packaged in sugarcane-based plastic.
Is the cosmetics industry moving too fast on green packaging?
Consumers would probably give a firm ‘no’in response to this question. But scratch the surface a little harder and it becomes evident that there is more than a little truth to the statement.
Neopac appoints environmental manager to drive green efforts
The Switzerland-based tube provider is appointing a new environmental manager in order to help the company provide the ‘green tubes’ its customers are demanding.
Bioplastics marry the benefits of one of the world’s most versatile materials with the advantages of a sustainable source – making it a significant advance in the field of sustainable packaging. However, as with any innovation, these new materials present...
New sustainable materials and technologies need to be evaluated to really understand what they can bring to a product, according to luxury rigid box manufacturer, Knoll Packaging.
Refill packaging promises eco savings while retaining luxury feel
Retaining the glamorous feel of the product while making environmental and financial savings is the aim behind a new packaging concept, Twistub.