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News | November 30, 2021
Amorepacific and Eastman partner to make meaningful advances in sustainable packaging, reducing plastic waste
Global beauty company Amorepacific and Eastman, global specialty materials provider, announce their collaboration to introduce sustainable packaging solutions using Eastman’s molecular recycling technologies. LANEIGE will be the first Amorepacific brand to utilize packaging made from Eastman’s Cristal™ Renew copolyester with certified recycled content as early as December 2021.


News | November 23, 2021
Incom to showcase packaging collections made with Eastman molecular recycling at FCE Cosmetique 2021
Incom, a Brazilian company specializing in the development and manufacturing of plastic cosmetics packaging, is featuring Eastman Renew materials in a variety of applications, including compact cases, skin care, color cosmetics, and lip-gloss packaging. They are using multiple sustainable resins from Eastman, offering brand owners options for high levels of certified recycled content, easy recyclability or both.


News | June 22, 2021
Eastman expands their portfolio of sustainability offerings with Cristal™ One recyclable resin for cosmetics
FusionPKG, an Aptar Beauty + Home company, is introducing several new products using Cristal One as well as other sustainable resins from Eastman's Cristal Renew portfolio with high levels of certified recycled content.


News | June 1, 2021
LVMH Perfumes & Cosmetics chooses Eastman Cristal™ Renew to begin elimination of virgin plastic
Parfums Christian Dior is the first of LVMH's major historic Houses to introduce Eastman Cristal™ Renew copolyester, with 30% certified recycled content, for its Dior Addict Lip Maximizer packaging that hits shelves this summer. Eastman and LVMH will continue to work together on sustainable packaging solutions across LVMH's family of distinguished brands, with additional adoption expected over the next several months.


News | March 30, 2021
The Estée Lauder Companies and Eastman sign global memorandum of understanding to further sustainable packaging
Through the agreement, ELC and its portfolio of brands will begin incorporating packaging solutions enabled by Eastman’s molecular recycling technologies and portfolio of Renew resins with up to 100% certified recycled content.


News | March 1, 2021
Clio Cosmetics is first K-beauty brand to launch sustainable cosmetic packaging made with Eastman Cristal™ Renew copolyester
Eastman's Cristal Renew met Clio's need for the sustainable packaging option their consumers are demanding while still meeting their product requirements for excellent transparency, glossiness, and strength.


News | January 6, 2021
Axilone is first manufacturer of sustainable cosmetics packaging made with Eastman Cristal Renew to obtain ISCC PLUS certification in multiple regions
Axilone is now able to supply packaging made from Cristal Renew for a wide range of stock and custom-made injection-molded applications for the makeup, skin care and fragrance segments globally. Through International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC), Axilone and Eastman are able to offer brands the peace of mind that comes from independent, third-party verification of recycled content claims.


News | September 30, 2020
QUALIFORM first to adopt Eastman Cristal™ Renew copolyester made with innovative molecular recycling technology
France-based QUALIFORM, one of the world’s top producers of luxury cosmetics packaging, is first to market with its prestige line of bottles made from Eastman Cristal™ Renew copolyester. Cristal Renew delivers high levels of certified* recycled content without compromising the performance, color and quality that have made Cristal the standard for cosmetics packaging.


News | October 2, 2019
Eastman wins LUXE PACK in green Award at LUXE PACK MONACO 2019
Eastman’s mechanical recycling stream technology leverages the municipal recycle stream to compound high quality PCR feedstock with proprietary combinations of virgin copolyester. The resulting resin addresses a diverse set of needs in color, processing, sustainability and mold thickness — all in a single-pellet solution. Additionally, most of these products are compatible in the PET recycle stream, enabling brands to “close the loop” via an existing and familiar recycling infrastructure.


News | September 27, 2018
Groupe Rocher and Eastman introduce ecodesign collaboration at LUXE PACK Monaco
Eastman is proud to have collaborated with cosmetics house Groupe Rocher on the design of a new “ecodesign compact” concept made entirely of Eastman materials. The compact features Eastman Trēva™ engineering bioplastic, a cellulose-based thermoplastic that offers both high performance and reduced environmental impact.


News | September 26, 2018
Eastman debuts new cosmetics packaging innovations at LUXE PACK Monaco
Eastman will exhibit its latest innovations in cosmetics packaging at LUXE PACK Monaco, the premier show for creative packaging, from October 1–3 at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco. Among its many advancements to be showcased, the global specialty plastics provider will be launching two new products: Eastman Cristal™ EV600 copolyester and Eastman Trēva™ engineering bioplastic.