For 15 years the company TerraCycle has processed to the tune of two million kilograms of non-recyclable waste together with its partners. Photo: TerraCycle

For 15 years the company TerraCycle has processed to the tune of two million kilograms of non-recyclable waste together with its partners. Photo: TerraCycle

Recycling Cosmetics Packaging

Mixture of materials impairs recycling

L’Oreal branded products can be recycled in Australia, for example. Photo: L’Oreal

L’Oreal branded products can be recycled in Australia, for example. Photo: L’Oreal

TerraCycle cooperations

Henkel has the aluminium in deodorant spray cans recycled. The material retrieved is used for children’s gyms, among other things. Photo: Henkel

Henkel has the aluminium in deodorant spray cans recycled. The material retrieved is used for children’s gyms, among other things. Photo: Henkel

For many years now fans of the MAC Cosmetics brand have been familiar with its recycling programme. In the past every six returned products would get them a free lipstick – today it is an eye shadow.

For many years now fans of the MAC Cosmetics brand have been familiar with its recycling programme. In the past every six returned products would get them a free lipstick – today it is an eye shadow. Photo: pureglam.tv

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