The Ugly Truth: Unpacking the Plastic Waste Epidemic in the Beauty Industry

Daisy Kirk
The cosmetic industry has a long history of relying on single-use plastic packaging. It's convenient, lightweight, and easy to manufacture, but it comes at a significant cost to the environment. According to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, 120 billion units of packaging are produced every year by the beauty industry, most of which is not recyclable.