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The Estée Lauder Companies Joins Pulpex Partner Consortium to Develop Prestige Beauty’s First Widely Recyclable Paper Bottle

The Estée Lauder Companies today announced that it has joined the Pulpex partner consortium, becoming the consortium’s first prestige beauty company to support the development of a recyclable paper bottle made from responsibly sourced pulp.

Pulpex is a first-of-its-kind technology that creates bottles from wood pulp using FSC-certified renewable feedstocks from responsibly managed forests. The new paper bottle is designed to be widely recyclable in standard waste streams and will support The Estée Lauder Companies’ efforts to reduce the environmental impact of its packaging across the lifecycle.

As a member of the Pulpex partner consortium, The Estée Lauder Companies joins a group of leading consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies, including Diageo, Unilever, PepsiCo, GSK Consumer Healthcare and Castrol, committed to developing the innovative paper bottle packaging. The goal of the consortium is to help ensure that the Pulpex bottle is quickly scaled and widely adopted across multiple product categories. The Estée Lauder Companies is the consortium’s first prestige beauty partner, with the opportunity to scale the Pulpex paper bottling technology across its brand portfolio.

Read the full release here.

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