Cosmetic Packaging to Save the Environment: Future Perspectives
AbstractConsumer awareness about the damages that plastic packaging waste cause to the environment, coupled with bio-economy and circular economy policies, are pushing plastic packaging versus the use of bio-based and biodegradable materials. In this contest, even cosmetic packaging is looking for sustainable solutions, and research is focusing on modifying bio-based and biodegradable polymers to meet the challenging requirements for cosmetic preservation, while maintaining sustainability and biodegradability. Several bio-based and biodegradable polymers such as poly(lactic acid), polyhydroxyalkanoates, polysaccharides, etc., are available, and some first solutions for both rigid and flexible packaging are already present on the market, while many others are under study and optimization. A fruitful cooperation among researchers and industries will drive the cosmetic sector toward being more ecological and contributing to save our environment. View Full-Text
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Cinelli, P.; Coltelli, M.B.; Signori, F.; Morganti, P.; Lazzeri, A. Cosmetic Packaging to Save the Environment: Future Perspectives. Cosmetics 2019, 6, 26.
Cinelli P, Coltelli MB, Signori F, Morganti P, Lazzeri A. Cosmetic Packaging to Save the Environment: Future Perspectives. Cosmetics. 2019; 6(2):26.Chicago/Turabian Style
Cinelli, Patrizia; Coltelli, Maria B.; Signori, Francesca; Morganti, Pierfrancesco; Lazzeri, Andrea. 2019. "Cosmetic Packaging to Save the Environment: Future Perspectives." Cosmetics 6, no. 2: 26.