personal care

11 Jan 2023
--- Plastic credits have been dismissed by some NGOs and multinationals as a greenwashing mechanism that distracts from plastic reduction and exacerbates “waste colonialism.” However, environmental consultancy South... Read More
07 Dec 2022
--- Alpla has created a “carbon-optimized” bottle prototype for the beauty industry made entirely of recycled HDPE (rHDPE). The product is meant to serve as a lens into Alpla’s environmentally sustainable... Read More
28 Oct 2022
--- The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) is dismissing claims that postponing REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) revisions against hazardous chemicals is a necessary opportunity to... Read More
30 Sep 2022
--- Tesco has started a pilot to eliminate unnecessary toothpaste packaging in the UK. The trial, which launched on September 21, aims to determine how consumers react when branded toothpaste is no longer offered in its... Read More
28 Sep 2022
--- With stringent legislative targets set for recycling, recycled content and recyclability in packaging, the industry is increasingly looking to novel technologies as a means of reprocessing material unfit for current... Read More
27 Sep 2022
--- A study published today by Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) has found that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from plastic packaging pyrolysis are nine times higher than that of mechanical recycling. Accordingly, ZWE is urging the... Read More
26 Sep 2022
--- London-based IoT agency SharpEnd is bolstering Clinique’s latest Moisture Surge 100H “More Than You Think” campaign with its Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. The American personal care and... Read More
23 Sep 2022
--- The balance between premium shelf appeal and increased environmental sustainability was a key theme at London Packaging Week. We spoke to leading packaging suppliers for the cosmetics and personal care industries during the... Read More
22 Sep 2022
--- RecyClass has evaluated Viva Packaging’s In-Mold Label (IML) tube to assess the impact that printed IML would have on the recyclability of PP tubes. The results of the independent laboratory testing demonstrated that... Read More
01 Sep 2022
--- A report by Yale University’s Anja Nikolova shows a growing trend in post-consumer recycled (PCR) materials, lightweight packaging and bio-based materials as environmentally sustainable alternatives to conventional... Read More
17 Aug 2022
--- Renewable chemistry technology business Avantium reports that it has struck a conditional offtake agreement with one of the largest manufacturers of luxury goods, LVMH Group (Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy). Through this... Read More
10 Aug 2022
--- Mondi is working with Dow to develop new, recyclable secondary packaging for Essity’s feminine care products to limit the usage of fossil-based materials. Previously, Essity’s feminine care towels were packaged... Read More
02 Aug 2022
--- Kylie Minogue and Scent Beauty have introduced a modern, longer-lasting vegan version of her signature fragrance, Darling. Designed by Firmenich perfumer Ilias Eremendis, the recreated formula builds on the original scent... Read More
28 Jul 2022
--- China-based OnTop cosmetics has joined forces with Eastman to launch Renewal Oil Cream with packaging made from Eastman Cristal Renew copolyester featuring 50% certified recycled content.Tara Cary, cosmetics and personal... Read More
08 Jul 2022
--- Chanel is launching its makeup powder, Les Beiges Maxi Poudre Belle Mine Ensoleillée, in food-grade recycled PET (rPET) packaging by Texen. The packaging supplier says the 10 cm x 10 cm compact packaging remains... Read More
01 Jul 2022
--- Mondi is partnering with Japanese consumer goods manufacturer Kao to create a recyclable, lightweight packaging solution for its Goldwell hair lightening products. The packaging leader has supplied flexible, re-closable... Read More
30 Jun 2022
--- Wipotec is offering live demonstrations of its novel revolving, in-motion weighing system at Cosmoprof North America, July 12-14 in Las Vegas, US. Its HC-A-IS Checkweigher is designed for the precision weighing of often... Read More
23 Jun 2022
--- Berry M&H is overcoming recycled plastic scarcity in the UK with supply from its own recycling plant, as demand for tax-compliant packaging grows. The rigid plastic specialist offers a range of containers with 35% or... Read More
15 Jun 2022
--- Arcade Beauty Retail has developed a fully recyclable 3D monomaterial pouch branded Eco-pack for the oral care market. Pierre Fabre Laboratories had previously requested an organic and environmentally friendly toothpaste... Read More
14 Jun 2022
--- Procter and Gamble (P&G) has launched high-performing shampoo and conditioner bars in Europe at the Reuters Responsible Business Summit. The new line will be packaged in paper-based boxes made of FSC-certified paper due... Read More