- Sugarcane: One material that’s become incredibly popular in the cosmetic industry is sugarcane-based bioplastics. Unlike the fossil fuels used to make traditional plastic packaging, sugarcane is a renewable resource, which means that in using it, we are not depleting the earth’s natural resources. There are many different types of packaging that can be made from sugarcane, such as bottles and tubes.
PCR (Post-Consumer Recycled) plastic: PCR plastic, which stands for post-consumer recycled, is gaining traction as a sustainable choice. It is made from recycled plastic, then turned into reprocessed into a resin which can then be used to make new packaging.
Glass over plastic: One of the most popular sustainable packaging materials is glass. A sustainable and infinitely recyclable material, glass is perfect for products like skincare and cosmetics.