25/05/2021The cosmetics industry is using more and more recycled material for packaging, although government requirements are not yet concrete. In the process, individual manufacturers are developing their own standards and making them available to the entire industry. The use of post-consumer recyclate reduces CO2 production enormously.
12/02/2021The cosmetics group L’Oréal is striding into the future with new technology and an attention-grabbing recycling campaign with the objective of increasing recycling of cosmetics products and closing loops.
26/10/2020In a variety of pilot projects, Henkel and Beiersdorf are testing refill stations for their products. In this way, the companies are seeking to contribute to more prudent use of resources and more recycling as well as to a closed-loop economy.
27/07/2020Menstrual hygiene products: They hadn’t received much attention up until now, but sustainable packaging designs and tax relief on personal care products has pushed the subject of periods into the spotlight.
25/05/2020More and more frequently, consumers opt for refillable solutions that help them have a positive impact on the environment. When it comes to make-up and skincare products, the offer of refillable cosmetics is on the rise.
23/03/2020Packaging innovations are increasingly based around closed circuits. Engineers are employing the principles of reverse engineering in packaging development. A current and prominent example of this is the stand-up pouch for Frosch liquid soap, produced by Werner & Mertz and Mondi.
12/02/2020Many industries are looking for sustainable packaging. Recyclable, organic-based or compostable. The next big trend: A new approach in the cosmetics industry - paper packaging for body care products.
29/05/2019More and more companies are using recyclable plastics in their packaging. The cosmetics industry is no exception to this trend. For the German company Henkel, the social aspects of recycling also play an important role, alongside the reprocessing of recyclable materials.
27/05/2019Currently, the global cosmetics market mainly caters to women. However, more and more men are using special body care products. Besides South Korea, the USA and Brazil are global leaders in the demand for shaving foams as well as products for styling and caring for beards, etc.
24/04/2019On Halloween, the Brexit nightmare should finally be over. Until then, Great Britain and the EU member states need to find a solution for Britain’s exit from the EU. If no agreement can be reached, as has been the case so far, there is still the risk of Britain leaving without a deal.