Sustainable Beauty

The various regulatory, technical and safety hurdles associated with recycled plastics can be overcome with collaboration, says the CTPA (Getty Images)

Recycled plastic challenges can be ‘designed out’, says CTPA chief

By Kacey Culliney

Using recycled plastics in beauty packaging comes with many regulatory and technical hurdles, but these can all be designed out with the right knowledge and collaborative effort, says the director-general of the UK Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association...

Earth Day started back in 1970 - this year marks the 50th anniversary of a day designed to celebrate environmental protection worldwide (Getty Images)

Climate change is 'one of the greatest challenges of our time'

Earth Day 2020: A sustainable beauty snapshot and future brainstorm

By Kacey Culliney


Sustainability has been high on beauty’s agenda for some time, and whilst there remains plenty to be done, industry has made important strides in lessening environmental impact and there is a wealth of innovative and inspiring ideas to consider...

Carbon capture is already happening for building materials and agriculture, why not beauty? (Getty Images)

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Carbon capture: The sustainable future of beauty packaging?

By Kacey Culliney

‘Reduce, reuse, recycle’ is beauty’s current sustainability mantra, but what if industry went one step further and considered carbon capture in packaging materials? One futurologist says it’s do-able.

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