Arcade Beauty is going ahead with their decarbonization plan and details their 2030 roadmap on the occasion of their participation in the Convention des Entreprises pour le Climat (CEC) in Paris, France.

Arcade Beauty thus aims “to contribute to the beauty and well-being of all,” by reducing waste generated by samples and cosmetic products, while offering consumers eco-designed packaging, that are collected and recycled after having been used.

In this context, Arcade Beauty has formalized its SBTi 1.5°C [1] commitment with the aim to reduce their CO2 emissions by 3,000 tons by the end of the year [2].

Actions across the entire supply chain

The work carried out is based on three major areas:

- Managing energy (reduction, conversion and optimization);
- Involving partner suppliers in an optimization process (CSR questionnaire integrating EcoVadis, carbon assessment and decarbonization actions);
- Act in a systematic ecodesign logic.

For more efficiency in terms of sustainability, Arcade Beauty has integrated the 4 R’s in its eco-design strategy:

- Reduce (weight of the packs, number of layers, over-packaging...);
- Recycle/Recycled: to date, 80% of the proposed technologies are recyclable or include a share of recycled material;
- Renew (progressive replacement of plastic by paper), development of compostable technologies;
- Reuse (development of reusable packs & refill solutions).

Facts and figures

Recyclable paper and mono-resin pouches allow CO2 savings of 58% for paper and 32% for mono-resin.
Recyclable secondary packaging allows CO2 savings of 80% for paper and 74% for monoresin.
In Arcade’s Retail product range, recyclable 3Dpouch in PE allows significant environmental gains (less 19% of CO2, and on average less 50% of material weight).

Let’s also mention that Arcade Beauty is working on the ISCC+ certification of its factories in order to promote the use of chemically recycled plastics (PE and PP in particular).