During this webinar, you can expect to receive an overview of the implications of the Cosmetics Directive revision and what they mean for your business, as well as what you can do to avoid facing negative consequences of revised legislation and ensure that your business is compliant.
The make-over project of removing PFAS from the cosmetics industry still has a long way to go. But test studies and legal tightening on this issue around the world makes us believe in a bright, glowing future.
Chemical recycling is a golden opportunity to meet the future demand of recycled materials. It also provides ample opportunity for making a lot of money. This combination makes it tempting for companies to take shortcuts in order to satisfy the market, often resulting in values like sustainability and transparency being thrown out the window.
We believe that recycling, including chemical recycling, is necessary for the further development of a viable circular economy. However, the chemical recycling technologies employed must support circularity – not only in theory, but also in practice.
The circular economy forces us to focus on the hazardous properties of chemicals. To neglect this and instead talk about the risk of exposure is close to absurd. Surprisingly, some parts of the chemical industry still do this. It’s time for a change of mind.
The Chemicals Strategy gives clear direction on how the transition towards safe and sustainable chemicals should be achieved. Many European companies are already well on their way towards sustainability, fully in line with the Commission’s Chemicals Strategy. A fully realised and implemented Chemicals Strategy will greatly support their work and ambitions for this ongoing transition.
Hoogenboezem-Fisher is the name of a made-up PR & lobby firm and the setting of an awareness campaign by NGO ChemSec, released in May 2021.
H&M Group outlines its position on chemicals and circular economy.
Over the last decade, the majority of people engaging with ChemSec have been based in the US. So we thought it was about time we opened up our first office “over there”, led by environmental veteran Daryl Ditz, based in Washington DC.