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