China publishes new drafts that will regulate printing inks and bamboo, wood and cork in food contact materials

On October 15, 2020, the Chinese National Food Safety Standards Review Committee published four standards related to food contact materials. These drafts will be open for public discussion until November 30, 2020. Below, we describe the most relevant details: Composite materials and articles: Applies to materials and articles with two or more layers. It is expected to replace…

Sustainability in post-COVID-19 fashion

Two recently published reports, Time for Change, How to use the crisis to make fashion sourcing more agile and sustainable by Mc Kinsey & Co and Rebuilding a More Sustainable Fashion Industry After COVID-19 promoted by the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, SAC, put the focus on the importance of sustainability in fashion in the post-COVID-19 era.…

Vegan cosmetics: keys to market access

Whether for environmental, health, religious or ethical reasons, the number of vegan consumers is growing. We mainly meet two types of vegan consumers: those who focus solely on their diet, abstaining from the use of foods with ingredients of animal origin; or those consumers who extend the vegan philosophy to other areas of their lives,…

Sustainability of cosmetic products with safety as a premise

The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC), an association that encompasses 90% of the cosmetic industry in the United States, has published its first sustainability report few months ago. According to the materiality assessment included on the document, the most important issue for cosmetic companies is to guarante the safety of the products they commercialize. However,…

Circularity, traceability and transparency in the textile industry. Sigillum Knowledge Solutions participated in the Sustainable Apparel and Textiles Conference.

Más información: https://www.innovationforum.co.uk/conferences/sustainable-apparel-and-textiles-conference Between April 27 and 29, the first virtual edition of the Sustainable Apparel and Textiles Conference was held, an international meeting in which sustainability experts gathered from some of the main fashion groups such as H&M, Zalando, Patagonia or VF Corporation, as well as some of the main raw material manufacturers such…