Labels designed to inform consumers about the recyclability or disposability of plastic packaging create confusion worldwide and industry must address this collectively and urgently, says the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Consumers International.
Japanese personal care major Shiseido has developed a range of makeup tools from reinforced resin, including eyelash curlers, beauty scissors and tweezers, that address metal allergies and sensitivities.
The Kao Corporation has announced plans to accelerate expansion of its environmentally friendly Smart Holders and eliminate its use of plastic stickers on products as part of its goals to reduce plastic waste.
As South Korea moves to regulate its plastic waste, experts are questioning if these new regulations will stifle creativity or push cosmetics brands to innovate packaging design in an eco-friendlier manner.
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