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Sustainable beauty packaging news and innovations. Turn your beauty and luxury portfolio into more sustainable solutions

Eva Lagarde
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New EU rules to reduce, reuse and recycle packaging

On Wednesday 24th April 2024, The European parliament adopted new measures to make packaging more sustainable and reduce packaging waste in the EU. The regulation, which aims to tackle constantly growing waste, harmonise internal market rules and boost the circular economy, was approved with 476 votes in favour, 129 against


Annemarie Kruse
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Beauty sustainability in Malaysia

The plastic paradigm - necessary/evil? For the majority of European consumers, living sustainably almost always means consuming as little plastic as possible – shopping at zero waste/bulk product stores, for example, or avoiding beauty and food products that are packaged in plastic. In fact, for many people, plastic material


Eva Lagarde
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The PPWR and its impact on packaging for the cosmetics industry

In a recent interview with Gilles Swyngedauw, VP CSR at Albéa Cosmetics & Fragrance, we uncovered the new Directive on Packaging and Packaging Waste and its impact on beauty products. The European Commission is setting new EU-wide rules on packaging (as first published its proposal on 30th November 2022) ,” to


Sarah Derdouri
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The French regulatory framework for green claims

Protecting consumers against greenwashing is a priority for European and French legislators. Although European authorities are working on a single framework, currently there is not yet a specific regulation for green claims in the European Union. That’s why each Member State can have its own specificities. In France, two


Claudie Guérin - Arcade Beauty
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How Science Based Targets can help set clear targets for the reduction of carbon emissions

According to a Quantis report on the future of beauty, 65% of consumers are interested in reducing their environmental footprint. This picture was taken in 2020, chances are that this figure has increased since! Environmental footprint is a very broad term though. What does it really mean, and how can


Eva Lagarde
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European Green Deal: Putting an end to wasteful packaging, boosting reuse and recycling

Today, the Commission is proposing new EU-wide rules on packaging, to tackle this constantly growing source of waste and of consumer frustration. On average, each European generates almost 180 kg of packaging waste per year. Packaging is one of the main users of virgin materials as 40% of plastics and


Eva Lagarde
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Shall we look for convenience first when developing refillable beauty?

The economic model of beauty products on the market is based on innovation appeal. In other words, we mostly attract consumers with newness to invite them to purchase our products. In an effort to become more sustainable, and in order to follow upcoming regulations (AGEC law in France for instance)


Eva Lagarde
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Key trends from refillable cosmetics to anhydrous formulas...

What are the current trends to make your beauty products more sustainable and how can you truly engage with consumers. We'll take you first to the definition of sustainable beauty, so we make it clear, what sustainability in beauty stands for. Then we'll demonstrate the trend


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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