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Shiseido to launch in-store refills, biodegradable packs

Shiseido to launch in-store refills, biodegradable packs

A new in-store refill service and a lip palette said to be biodegradable “even in sea water” are among the first packaging developments to come out of Shiseido’s newly released Sustainable Beauty Actions initiative. The Japanese beauty group is[…]

10/30/2020 | CSR
Rémy Martin outlines plans to reduce secondary packaging

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Rémy Martin outlines plans to reduce secondary packaging

In keeping with its guiding principle of “L’Exception Durable” (Sustainable Exception), premium cognac brand Rémy Martin, part of Rémy Cointreau group, is also working to reduce the environmental impact of its packaging. This year, the brand[…]

10/28/2020 |
A bottle made of carbon emissions? L’Oréal & partners embark on “world-first”

A bottle made of carbon emissions? L’Oréal & partners embark on “world-first”

A collaboration between L’Oréal, carbon recycler LanzaTech and energy giant Total, the project aims to “make single-use carbon a thing of the past”. L’Oréal aims to launch a first packaging application by 2024. A first step in what could well be[…]

Albéa & Sabic developing molecularly recycled plastic tube for Origins

Albéa & Sabic developing molecularly recycled plastic tube for Origins

Described by Albéa as an “advanced recycled tube”, the plastic making up the tube for Estée Lauder-owned Origins will be the fruit of Sabic’s chemical recycling technology. Beauty packaging supplier Albéa will manufacture the polymer resin tube[…]

10/16/2020 | CSRTrends
Texen partners with Roctool for molding technology

Texen partners with Roctool for molding technology

Beauty packaging supplier Texen (PSB Industries) has signed a non-exclusive partnership with Roctool to use the company’s patented heat-molding technology in its production processes. Texen says it is using Roctool’s technology with recycled[…]

10/08/2020 | Corporate strategyCSR
Qualiform first to market with Eastman’s Cristal Renew

Qualiform first to market with Eastman’s Cristal Renew

French cosmetics packaging producer Qualiform (Certina Packaging Group) has launched a line of bottles integrating Eastman’s Cristal Renew copolyester that is said to offer high levels of recycled content without compromising on performance or[…]

10/02/2020 |
Guerlain's Cécile Lochard outlines sustainability priorities

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Guerlain's Cécile Lochard outlines sustainability priorities

Cécile Lochard was named Director of Sustainable Development for Guerlain this month. In our preview from the full interview to be published in the Fall issue of Formes de Luxe, Lochard talks about how the luxury beauty brand has restructured[…]

09/29/2020 | Corporate strategyCSR
Techniplast on refill technology innovations

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Techniplast on refill technology innovations

Techniplast is a pioneer in luxury fragrance refills for retail and consumer use. Loïc Bouet, the French supplier’s Sales Director, talks about this high-growth market in an excerpt of our upcoming feature interview in the Fall issue of Formes[…]

SPICE champions open innovation with beauty packaging eco-design tool

SPICE champions open innovation with beauty packaging eco-design tool

SPICE, the Sustainable Packaging Initiative for Cosmetics co-founded by sustainability consulting firm Quantis and L’Oréal in 2018, is launching its first eco-design tool. The science-based tool, available online at https://open-spice.com/tool/[…]

Mijenta: premium tequila with a local edge

Mijenta: premium tequila with a local edge

Former Bacardi CEO Mike Dolan has launched a new business venture, Mijenta, an artisanal small-batch “super premium” tequila brand that uses production by-products to create some of its packaging elements. Dolan is lead investor and co-founder[…]

09/21/2020 | Wine & spirits