As plastic consumption increases, I wanted to explore available alternative materials. I am a firm believer in the benefits of plastics, as well as cartonboard, glass and aluminium.
Sustainable cosmetics packaging is complex. Gaynor Denton-Bray and Simon Furness explore the challenges and opportunities that cosmetics brands face in delivering improved packaging sustainability.
Gillian Garside-Wight explores six amazingly inspirational people who continue to make a significant difference to how we view sustainability.
Anita had a formidable reputation as a businesswoman, an entrepreneur, a human rights activist and an environmental campaigner, she was probably best known as the founder of the Body Shop, a household name famous for pioneering ethical consumerism.
If you’re a fan of Dragon’s Den then some of you may recognise these two as the brother and sister duo who took the Den by storm.
There are many brands shouting about how their products are not tested on animals, are vegan friendly or use sustainable and responsibly sourced ingredients, but fewer display information on packaging sustainability credentials, and future goals.
For smaller cosmetics brands it is likely that the challenge of packaging sustainability is greater than for bigger brands, despite the fact that the product range may be smaller.
Gaynor explores the complexity and challenges leading cosmetic brands face to deliver improved packaging sustainability.