Nestlé’s Smarties becomes the first global confectionery brand to switch to recyclable paper packaging

In a major move, Nestlé announced that its popular Smarties brand is now using recyclable paper packaging for its confectionery products worldwide. This represents a transition of 90% of the Smarties range, as 10% was previously already packed in recyclable paper packaging.  Smarties is the first global confectionery brand to switch to recyclable paper packaging, removing approximately 250 million […]

The Estée Lauder Companies announces sustainability goals for Travel Retail

As part of The Estée Lauder Companies’ (ELC) commitment to embed citizenship and sustainability within every aspect of its business, the company today announced ambitious sustainability goals specific to ELC’s Travel Retail unit. Travel Retail, which covers the world of duty free environments including airports, downtown locations, airlines, cruises, and border shops, is one of […]

Diageo announces creation of first 100% plastic free paper-based spirits bottle

Diageo has created the world’s first ever 100% plastic free paper-based spirits bottle, made entirely from sustainably sourced wood. The bottle will debut with Johnnie Walker in early 2021.  The bottle has been created through a new partnership with Pilot Lite, a venture management company, to launch Pulpex Limited, a new world-leading sustainable packaging technology […]

L’Occitane to embark on Plastic Odyssey journey that aims to recycle plastics into useful products

French luxury beauty brand L’Occitane has teamed up with Plastic Odyssey to support its three year sailing expedition to raise awareness of plastic pollution in the oceans. The 40,000 nautical mile journey will feature 33 stopovers on the most polluted coasts of Latin America, Asia and Africa, where the crew will demonstrate the economic value and […]

Display company Concourse signs up coalition to drive sustainability in travel retail

With sustainability currently top of the agenda for many businesses, along with all the issues that need to be tackled with regards to climate change and future-proofing the planet for generations to come, travel retail display management company Concourse is working to drive positive change with its brand and retailer clients. During Dutch Design Week […]