Bamboo Packaging for Cosmetics

Bamboo for Eco-friendly packaging

Have you considered using Bamboo packing for your eco-friendly skin or hair care product? Consumption of paper products is contributing to the rapid deforestation of our forests. The beauty and cosmetic industry contributes a lot of plastic waste. The global $500 billion per year personal care industry relies on plastic. Many companies and individuals are looking to alternative options when packaging or purchasing their cosmetics. Now is the time to be an innovator and to time set a high standard.

Bamboo is an eco-friendly packaging option because it is a sustainable plant for many reasons. It is fast-growing and renewable, eliminating additional damage to the earth.

Read below to read what makes Bamboo eco-friendly.

What makes Bamboo Eco-Friendly?

1. Renewable

Bamboo is renewable because of how quickly it can grow. Bamboo can grow 1inch every 40 minutes, that’s more than three feet each day! No plant on the planet features a faster growth rate.  It requires less land and materials to produce. Depending on the species, bamboo can be harvested in one to five years. Hardwoods like oak take at least forty years to mature before they can be harvested. 

2. Durable

Bamboo fibers are stronger compared to wood fibers and plastic. Bamboo containers are also light-weight and can be re-used. Making them an excellent option for holding products.

3. Found Locally

Bamboo is grown in many parts of the world. It can grow easily and in many conditions including drought areas. It can be located easily. This reduces the need for mass transportation and reduces the carbon footprint.

4. Chemical-free

Unlike other crops, no pesticides, herbicides, or fertilizer is needed to grow.

5. Sustainable

Easy to grow. Promotes healthy soil and doesn’t require any replanting after harvesting. Bamboo absorbs carbon dioxide and releases 35% more oxygen into the atmosphere than an equivalent stand of hardwood trees.

Provides very little waste. After harvesting, virtually every part of the plant is used to make a wide variety of products and every part of the plant can be utilized.

5. Biodegradable

Bamboo packaging is biodegradable and can be composted.

Selecting Containers for your Cosmetics

Selecting the right container takes much planning and consideration. Read this article, Containers for Hair and Skin Care Products, to further hep guide you.

The Professional Natural Hair Care Product Making Course and Professional Natural Skin Care Product Making Course teach in-depth about selecting containers, packaging, including many resources and eco-friendly options and resources.

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