The Canadian Cosmetic Cluster had the pleasure to speak with Eva Lagarde of ReSource shares with us her opinion on the importance of sustainability and her new program.
1. Why is sustainability in cosmetics so important for the future of the industry?
Sustainability is no longer a choice. Legislators are moving towards more restrictions on non-sustainable products and consumers are making more drastic choices - not moving on!
2. What are the top 3 misconceptions about sustainable cosmetics?
Other types of misconception
3.What country do you think has been doing the most to be sustainable?
Germany has done great things in terms of sustainability, and they have one of the highest recycling rate in the world for instance. Europe in general is moving fast and adopting sustainable behaviours
4. What is one simple change a startup on a limited budget can do about sustainability?
Make sure that they have clear CLAIMS and not adding to the confusion using words such as "non-toxic" formula, or "plastic-free" or "zero-waste"... I think these type of claims are greenwashing.
Read the free white paper on Packaging Innovations: How to choose the best sustainable solution for your brand.
Re-sources helps beauty brands decipher sustainability with an 8-week online course about product development, packaging and sustainability. Targeted at marketing professionals to help them substantiate their marketing claims, understand which materials to pick and why, or how to move to a circular approach to beauty. Offering a 360 approach to beauty. We're giving beauty professionals the keys to decisions that will impact their business, consumers and the planet.
Soon re-sources will also offer a course on formulation, to give a rounded approach to product development and key issues in moving to a eco-friendly beauty. More information is in the file below.
Canadian Cosmetic Cluster Team
Uniting Canadian Cosmetics and Bringing it to the World