Aveda says it is leading the way in sustainable packaging, having announced what it is claimed to be the first ever scheme in the US to recycle caps.
Manufacturers realize they need to become sustainable to remain competitive. Eco-friendly packaging is a vital component of this but presents companies with a myriad of choices and challenges.
France-based Alban Muller has launched 29 new active ingredients
for the global naturals market with "super fruits" at the heart of
Latest research shows that there has been a significant rise
in the market for premium facial care products in China as the
country's booming economy continues to fuel consumer spend.
The Hartman Group is conducting a study on attitudes towards sustainability to determine which messages and actions resonate with the consumer.
UK health and beauty retailer Superdrug is positioning itself to do
battle with leading beauty retailer Boots by launching a new
anti-ageing skin care range.
Danish biotechnology firm Fluxome Sciences will join forces with CP
Kelco to produce resveratrol for the food supplements and cosmetics
Green packaging is making the transition from niche to
mainstream as manufacturers come under pressure to go green.
With the biggest show in the North American cosmetics industry's
calendar just around the corner, its organizers are calling for
entrants to the International Package Design Awards (IPDA).
Crown Holdings has developed a dispensing system that uses
compressed air rather than hydrocarbons to help personal care firms
comply with new Californian regulations.
Key issues facing natural and organic cosmetics producers will be
addressed by industry leaders at the forthcoming second Natural
Beauty Summit, which will open its door in New York on May 15.
Cosmetics packaging firm CSI/Cosmolab has teamed up with material
supplier Cereplast to develop environmentally friendly
double-walled jars and closures from bio-plastics.
The Packaging Company (TPC) has joined a growing number of cosmetic
packaging firms branching out into green territory with
Proctor and Gamble (P&G) has announced its plans to improve the
environmental profile of its products and operations, promising to
reduce CO2 emissions by a further 10 percent by 2012.