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Diageo to roll out first spirits bottle made of paper

Diageo to roll out first spirits bottle made of paper

Drinks group Diageo is launching what it says is the world’s first paper-based, plastic-free spirits bottle in collaboration with Pulpex. The company will roll out a first paper bottle for Johnnie Walker early next year. Diageo is bringing the[…]

Green materials shortlisted at LVMH Innovation Awards 2020

Green materials shortlisted at LVMH Innovation Awards 2020

Traditionally held during the Vivatech trade show in Paris, the LVMH Innovation Awards were digitally broadcast due to the cancellation of the show's June 2020 edition. From among the 30 finalists, we highlight three start-ups offering novel[…]

07/08/2020 | CraftsDesign
GEKA’s CEO on plastics, sustainability and innovating for the future

Interview

GEKA’s CEO on plastics, sustainability and innovating for the future

Florent Lafond, CEO at mascara applicator specialist GEKA, talks to Luxe Packaging Insight about the Germany-based manufacturer’s sustainability push, 3D printing and targeting the luxury market. How do you reconcile manufacturing plastic[…]

Europe kicks off glass collection initiative Close the Glass Loop

Europe kicks off glass collection initiative Close the Glass Loop

Backed by a founding consortium of 12 glass industry players, Close the Glass Loop is aiming for 90% of glass in Europe to be collected for recyling purposes by 2030, versus 76% today. The stakeholders involved in the project, a “bottom-up,[…]

07/06/2020 | TrendsRegulations
Philippe Bonningue details L’Oréal’s green packaging roadmap

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Philippe Bonningue details L’Oréal’s green packaging roadmap

L’Oréal For the Future, the group’s environmental strategy through 2030 unveiled last week, includes ambitious goals for its packaging across all brands, divisions and regions. Philippe Bonningue, Global Director of Sustainable Packaging, gives[…]

07/01/2020 |
"L’Oréal for the Future" lays out group’s ambitious sustainability goals

"L’Oréal for the Future" lays out group’s ambitious sustainability goals

This morning, French beauty group L’Oréal unveiled its sustainability strategy through 2030. Dubbed L’Oréal for the Future, the plan includes ambitious targets for its packaging and aims for carbon neutrality by 2025 for all of its industrial,[…]

06/25/2020 |
Amorepacific’s Sustainability Management SVP Oh Jeong-hwa talks packaging & plastics reduction

Interview

Amorepacific’s Sustainability Management SVP Oh Jeong-hwa talks packaging & plastics reduction

Amorepacific has big plans to reduce its reliance on plastics. Oh Jeong-hwa, Senior Vice President of the South Korean beauty group’s Sustainability Management division, tells Luxe Packaging Insight how the cosmetics player is working to achieve[…]

06/25/2020
Eastman rolls out first co-polyester resulting from molecular recycling

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Eastman rolls out first co-polyester resulting from molecular recycling

Tritan, one of US-based materials specialist Eastman’s leading products within its Specialty Plastics division, is now available in a new grade, Tritan Renew, composed of up to 50% recycled content. We spoke with Glenn Goldman, Eastman[…]

06/25/2020 |
Imprim’Luxe introduces new measures to support France’s printing sector

Imprim’Luxe introduces new measures to support France’s printing sector

Founded seven years ago in a bid to relocate printing processes geared to the French luxury industry back to its home turf, Imprim’Luxe is rolling out a program to promote printing ‘Made in France’. The health crisis is making this strategy all[…]

China’s luxury & beauty sales rebound, says Luxurynsight report

China’s luxury & beauty sales rebound, says Luxurynsight report

With China’s gradual economic recovery and consumption getting back on track, luxury and beauty are witnessing a fast rebound at retail in the country, according to a just-published report from research firm Luxurynsight. However, with the[…]

06/19/2020 | Regional focusIndustry bodies