Boots Launch Beauty Recycling Scheme

by | Sep 29, 2020

British Beauty Council Affiliate Boots have launched a new recycling scheme for beauty products.


The end of Recycle Week saw Affiliate Boots launch their beauty recycling scheme, which rewards you with 500 Boots Advantage Card points for every 5 empty products recycled.


Image credit: Boots


Earlier this year, the Walgreens Boots Alliance released “Finding solutions to plastic pollution“. Within the article, the parent company explore the ways that the organisation is reducing it’s plastic impact on the planet, including:

  • They have signed the UK Plastics Pact led by WRAP
  • From 2017, Boots became one of the first pharmacy, health and beauty retailers to stop the manufacturing and sale of rinse-off personal care products containing plastic microbeads
  • Boots launched their “Rehydration Station” at the Covent Garden, Sheffield Meadowhall and Bicester Shopping Park stores, to help reduce the number of plastic water bottles being used yearly
  • Walgreens announced this month that they have joined the Beyond the Bag Initiative, a ground-breaking consortium, along with other leading retailers, that aims to reinvent the single-use plastic retail bag


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