6 September 2011

L’Oreal, Procter & Gamble and Shiseido to reduce carbon footprint

Rising interest for bioplastic packaging in the cosmetic sector

With sustainability clearly the biggest issue when it comes to cosmetics packaging, we take a look at how cosmetics companies such as L’Oreal, P&G and Shiseido are taking to one of the most promising green materials – bioplastics.

That the bioplastics market is set to double by the year 2015 and that some of the biggest industry players are already adopting the material underlines the fact that this material can no longer be dismissed as a fly-by-night trend.

… More at www.cosmeticsdesign.com/Packaging-Design/The-big-cosmetics-players-edge-towards-bioplastics

Keywords: bio-PET, green PE, polyethylene, PLA, Asia, South America

Source: Cosmetics Design, 2011-09-06.

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