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Handle with care: Space NK launches beauty recycling scheme

The in-store scheme, in partnership with Handle Recycling, rolls out on 15 January

Garnier research shows 41% are willing to take shorter showers

The L’Oréal-owned brand is releasing its first No Rinse Conditioner, in response

Gallinée launches anti-waste operation for products nearing the end of their shelf life

The microbiome brand's first sale will run until the end of the month, with more planned throughout 2022

Earth mothers: The link between women and battling the climate crisis

Women are not only vulnerable to the sting of climate change, but their advancement and employment are integral to fighting environmental damage. S...

B Corps form coalition to boost responsible beauty

26 certified corporations will invest in ingredient sourcing, green logistics, responsible packaging and clear external messaging

New postcode-based recycling tool aims to clear up waste and confusion for UK consumers

The Recycle Router from Provenance and Valpak allows Brits to check which packaging materials are recyclable in their area

How is beauty supporting rewilding?

L’Oréal is backing the UK’s Real Wild Estates Company’s efforts to provide habitats for wildlife and job opportunities for humans

Cosmetics Business Trends 2022: Climate-positive beauty

In this week's trend insight, Cosmetics Business releases the fourth of 5 key beauty trends that will shape the industry in 2022 and beyond

Oh sheet: Is there such a thing as a sustainable single-use sheet mask?

One of beauty’s last single-use skus is the sheet mask. Dubbed a ‘valueless’ beauty product by some, its environmental problems do not just arise f...

Kao achieves climate neutral operations in the UK and Germany

The Japanese beauty conglomerate, which owns Molton Brown and John Frieda, aims to reduce its global carbon emissions to zero by 2040

Op-Ed: Why solid cosmetics is beauty's sustainability soaper hero post-COP26

As COP26 continues, Claire Caddis, Sales & Business Development Director at manufacturer Soapworks, explains how a transition to bar-format persona...

Why beauty brands should really pay attention to the skinimalism trend

The 'less is more' skin care trend may be about achieving a glowing complexion, but it's also a vital lesson on sustainability and rethinking archa...

L’Oréal awarded Terra Carta Seal for sustainability commitments by HRH The Prince of Wales

Unilever, Natura & Co and Amazon are also among the 45 companies honoured for their commitments to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050

Gotcha! Carbon recycling’s role in greening beauty

Carbon recycling not only captures carbon which would otherwise be released into the atmosphere, it also provides an alternative to traditionally f...

Unilever among major backers of guide to help business’ halve supply emissions

The corporate giant, along with BT, Ikea and Microsoft, has shared tools and examples of its work to tackle climate change amid COP26

Chasing the paper: Sustainable packaging options for beauty

Paper provides a unique tactile experience with lots of opportunity for customisation and beauty brands are increasingly turning to the versatile m...