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Albéa and L’Oréal to launch paper tube

Albéa and L’Oréal to launch paper tube

In a bid to reduce the amount of plastic used in its packaging, Albéa has teamed up with L'Oréal to develop a paper-based tube for cosmetics. The material is a type of laminate: one layer of paper is covered in two fine layers of polyethylene on[…]

10/03/2019 | Materials
Stora Enso unveils cardboard tube for skincare

Stora Enso unveils cardboard tube for skincare

The prototype presented at Luxe Pack Monaco is made of 70% cardboard paper with added barrier materials. The challenge being to reduce the use of plastic. The idea of a cardboard tube for cosmetics dates back to 2012, when a group of Finnish[…]

10/02/2019 | Materials
Lush sets the standard for greener packaging

Lush sets the standard for greener packaging

Lush launched its first refillable lipstick earlier this year in partnership with supplier Reboul/Aptar. Nick Gumery, creative buyer for packaging at the UK brand, discusses how Lush is giving value and a much longer life span to its packaging.[…]

07/18/2019 | Corporate strategy
Texen introduces sustainable collections

Texen introduces sustainable collections

Texen Beauty Partners has structured its eco-design strategy by creating a working group to zero in on three main avenues of innovation: reduce, reuse, and recycle. The manufacturer showcased the project’s initial developments at the latest[…]

07/02/2019 | ApplicatorsAccessories
Paptic launches its first collection

Paptic launches its first collection

In keeping with its tagline, “not paper, not plastic,” Paptic is out to “forge a category of its own”. The Finnish company, launched four years ago by a trio of engineers hailing from Finnish research institute VTT, has debuted the sales of its[…]

06/18/2019 |