Natural, organic & environmental

Organic Monitor debates ethical labels proliferation

Organic Monitor’s Sustainable Cosmetics Summit Europe takes place at the Paris Marriott Champs-Elysées from 21 to 23 OctoberThe number of ethical labelling schemes is multiplying in the cosmetics industry. Growing consumer demand for eco-labelled products is behind this trend; however Organic Monitor questions the long-term implications.

At the verge of a recycling revolution in home care packaging


Amin Alkhatib, a Euromonitor home care analyst discussed sustainable home care packagingThe following analysis was written by Amin Alkhatib, home care analyst for Euromonitor. This article is published with the permission and courtesy of Euromonitor.

The times are changing for the home care industry with the growing emphasis by major manufacturers on their own environmental footprint.

Greening the cosmetics industry


GreeningIn the first ever book of its kind, Sustainability – How the Cosmetics Industry is Greening up, the growing importance of this topic comes under the spotlight. Using excerpts from the book, this article illustrates various ways organisations can address the associated economic, environmental and social aspects.

A greener value chain

L’Oreal Americas and Avery Dennison are collaborating to identify and reduce the environmental impacts of packaging labels throughout the entire label life cycle. The partnership has already produced a comprehensive assessment highlighting the ecological benefits of using thinner label materials.

Certified sustainable palm-based materials

Palm based_materialsIn order to meet the increasing demand for sustainable certified palm-based ingredients in the personal care and home care sectors, Clariant has received mass balance supply chain certification for its plant in Gendorf, Germany.

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