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Eva Lagarde
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Beauty refills with pulp or how creativity can support a sustainable design approach

Imagine a lipstick refill where the cartridge does not carry any mechanism. Or imagine a cream jar that houses a refill made of moulded pulp? This is the inventive design created by Morrama, an agency based in London. The team is behind some of the most resounding launches like Wild


Gérald Martines
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Which materials for sustainable packaging?

When discussing sustainable packaging, the choice of material is often one of the first question asked. And in the age of environmental awareness, conscious consumers and engaged brands tend to incline towards material that have a green image like paper or glass. But the reality is that it’s not


Eva Lagarde
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Climate Change, Pollution or Resources Depletion: which one do you want to address?

There is no denying that the planet is going through a massive climate change with rising temperatures in summer and cold storms in winter… and weather will keep showing unusual activity with the El Niño phenomenon, so prepare for another hot summer after the freezing storm this winter in the


Eva Lagarde
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Aluminium Report

Understanding about aluminium sourcing, manufacturing and its applications in the beauty industry and the sustainability aspect of the material LEARNING OBJECTIVES * To gain an understanding about aluminum regulations and standards * To understand the market context of aluminium  * To understand about aluminium sourcing and manufacturing  * To learn about the application of


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Thermoformed sample & single dose

There are two main types of sampling solutions: * Sachets * Thermoformed doses In the current presentation we will focus on the thermoformed doses and their environmental impact and how you can make them eco-friendly KEY LEARNING OBJECTIVES * Learn about the current market context of thermoformed samples * Understand how the thermoformed process


Eva Lagarde
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Biodegradability - How does it work?

This report will try to describe in details how biodegradability works, with the following objectives: * Understand the terminology of ‘compostability’ * Gain knowledge about current regulations from Europe, USA and Japan * Gain knowledge about the difference between biodegradability and industrial composting * Understand how industrial composting works * Learn about applications of compostability


Eva Lagarde
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Aluminium - context & sourcing

Understanding about aluminium sourcing, manufacturing and its applications in the beauty and the sustainability aspect of the material In this topic, the following SDG targets can be applied: CONTEXT ALUMINIUM & SOURCE Aluminium is one of the Earth’s most abundant metals. Aluminum is produced from primary production from ore


Eva Lagarde
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Aluminium and the beauty industry

SUSTAINABILITY ALUMINIUM & ENERGY As mentioned in a previous article, Aluminium sourcing energy intensity has decreased in the last 30 years and will keep decreasing with innovations and new agreements on sustainable energy. Aluminium production also generates greenhouse gases and this will be improved as manufacturers improve their process. Energy


Eva Lagarde
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Converting Paperboard into packaging for cosmetics

In this third part of our report, now that we’ve seen how paperboard is made, we will see in the conversion (transforming a sheet of paperboard into a box) what change can you make to improve the environmental impact of your products. In this topic the following SDG and


Eva Lagarde
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Paperboard - How do we make it? - Part 2

TECHNICAL ASPECTS FIBRES, BRIGHTNESS, STIFFNESS ROLES OF  PAPERMAKING PULPS ON HARDBOARD


Eva Lagarde
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Paperboard - How do we make it? - Part 1

* How do we source wood and transform it for pulp and paperboard manufacturing? * What is the environmental impact? * How does virgin cardboard compare to recycled paperboard? -> A general overview of paperboard making for the beauty sector SDG In this topic the following SDG and targets can be applied:


Eva Lagarde
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Better sustainable beauty marketing claims

Marketing claims are getting more pressured by new legislation every day. Formulas have a very strict array of regulations, and when it comes to packaging it seems that we are entering a dangerous territory as well. There are the claims that the public won’t hear anymore. Or that it