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'Home compostable' plastic packaging is largely greenwashing, study says

’Home compostable’ plastic packaging is largely greenwashing, study says

In the fight against plastic pollution, more and more brands are promising "biodegradable" and "home compostable" packaging. But what...

Blue whales eat 10 million pieces of microplastic a day: study

Blue whales eat 10 million pieces of microplastic a day: study

Blue whales consume up to 10 million pieces of microplastic every day, research estimated Tuesday, suggesting that the omnipresent...

UK takes aim at company 'greenwashing'

UK takes aim at company ’greenwashing’

Britain’s financial watchdog on Tuesday proposed rules against "greenwashing", or deceptive claims by businesses about the environmental...

Plastic recycling remains a 'myth' in the USA, finds Greenpeace study

Plastic recycling remains a ’myth’ in the USA, finds Greenpeace study

Plastic recycling rates are declining even as production shoots up, according to a Greenpeace USA report out Monday that blasted...

Waterless, refillable, upcycled: Circular cosmetic products are mushrooming

Waterless, refillable, upcycled: Circular cosmetic products are mushrooming

Circularity is taking off in the cosmetics industry, with many new launches involving sustainable products, ingredients, and packaging....

Despite very low collection rates, Nigeria tries to recycle wastes

Despite very low collection rates, Nigeria tries to recycle wastes

While Nigerian lawmakers are being discussing the adoption of an Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) to make manufacturers or...

L'Oréal North Asia Zone achieves carbon neutrality across all sites

L’Oréal North Asia Zone achieves carbon neutrality across all sites

L’Oréal Group’s North Asia Zone is the first of the company’s zones worldwide to achieve carbon neutrality across all operated sites,...

How to make perfumes enter the Symbiocene age? A study

How to make perfumes enter the Symbiocene age? A study

In light of the major eco-design challenge faced by the perfume industry, trends and packaging experts Pascale Brousse and Gérald...

Polystyrene-munching superworms could hold key to plastic upcycling

Polystyrene-munching superworms could hold key to plastic upcycling

Packing material, disposable cutlery, CD cases: Polystyrene is among the most common forms of plastic, but recycling it isn’t easy and...

Global plastic waste on track to triple by 2060, but recycling could help

Global plastic waste on track to triple by 2060, but recycling could help

The amount of plastic waste produced globally is on track to almost triple by 2060, with around half ending up in landfill and less...

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Anti-pollution claims (2/2): in-vitro and ex-vivo assays

Anti-pollution claims (2/2): in-vitro and ex-vivo assays

The stress induced by the pollution can increase the formation of glycated products at the several layers of the skin. It produces the...

Make-up sponges: how to get out of 100% petrochemicals?

Make-up sponges: how to get out of 100% petrochemicals?

The development of more responsible beauty sponges, expected by customers, is a major challenge for the cosmetic accessories industry,...

Cosmetic Ingredients - April 2022

Cosmetic Ingredients - April 2022

After two years marked by a pandemic and a succession of unprecedented global lockdowns, the face of the global cosmetics market has...

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