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L’Oréal USA founding donor for small town recycling scheme

Contribution will support the launch of 14 recycling projects in nine US states under The Recycling Partnership’s Small Town Access Fund

L’Oréal joins project to create recycled polypropylene from post-consumer waste

The NEXTLOOPP by Nextek project recently began production trials of food-grade compliant rPP

Stella McCartney slams 'clean' beauty as "a load of bollocks"

McCartney’s three-sku skin care line will launch this September on Space NK as well as its own website and London flagship

Overflowing with innovation: The renaissance of perfume fountains

Perfume fountains have a rich heritage among society’s wealthiest, but today’s players are taking the tradition to more sustainable and inclusive h...

Colep Packaging gains 40% stake in aluminium aerosol maker ALM

Move will see Colep Packaging offer a wider range of sustainable materials solutions for packaging

Beauty's plastic crisis: The International Space Station approved alternatives

Estée Lauder Companies have provided up to $1m worth of funding for the ISS' Sustainability Challenge

From refillables to multi-material alternatives, aluminium is one useful material

Developments in materials technology and inspired new uses are proving aluminium to be the beauty and personal care industry’s sustainable material...

How can brands beat the rising tide of consumer cynicism?

Beauty brands say they are making the world a better place, but consumers don’t believe it. What can they do to tackle this disconnect?

Super-size beauty: Why consumers are opting for larger packs

The NPD Group says prestige beauty consumers in the UK are seeking better value for money by upgrading

Quadpack launches recyclable stick packaging for solids market

The size of the Multi Stick packaging has been designed for solid formulas which can be spread over large areas of the face or body

Getting lippy: The latest lip packaging innovations

With the lip category looking brighter than ever, demand for sustainable materials, refillable solutions and delicate formulas are driving packagin...

Beauty brands are collaborating with the competition to help save the planet

From the EcoBeautyScore Consortium to the B Corp Beauty Coalition, rivals across the beauty industry are collaborating to fight for a sustainable f...

L’Oréal, P&G and L'Occitane accused of greenwashing in new findings

Changing Markets Foundation claims big brands' eco claims are misleading

How greige became the colour everyone wants

New lines from Kim Kardashian and Hailey Bieber show that neutrals are the beauty packaging colours of the moment, which is good news amid growing...

Beiersdorf and supply chain players launch Design4Circularity beauty packaging initiative

Described as the first circular cosmetic packaging concept, Design4Circularity onboards expertise of Clariant, Siegwerk and Borealis

Meet the company making refill models more sustainable

On Repeat is a ‘fill-to-order’ fulfilment service claiming to transform the refill concept – here's how