Redefining Single-Use Beauty Products

Episode 070 • 40min

What does sustainable beauty product design look like from concept to product without harming the planet?


Beauty products including a reusable menstrual pad

Photo: Courtesy of Box Clever


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In this week’s episode, we are talking about designing sustainable beauty products. Sam is joined by Monica Becker, the Director of Beauty, Personal Care and Household Products at Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute. Monica shares more about the Cradle to Cradle certification process and brands that are making innovative sustainable designs. Later on in the show, they are joined by Isabel Aagaard, the Co-Founder of LastObject, a zero waste store of reusable everyday products. Isabel chats about the founding of LastObject and their newest launch, LastPad. Together they discuss more about incorporating new habits and sustainable materials in beauty product design.     


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