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According to Organic Monitor, natural and organic beauty products are not meeting consumer expectations, in part, due to relatively low use of sustainable packaging solutions.
Beauty products with organic claims sold in in Whole Foods' U.S. stores must be third-party certified to the United States Department of Agriculture National Organic Program standard by June 1, 2011.
Organic Monitor report provides case studies of companies undertaking novel techniques toward reducing environmental footprint.
Because of hair's ability to soak up oil, it is a useful material for oil-spill cleanup. Find out how to donate your salon's hair clippings for this incredible cause.
The LOHAS market continues to grow at a quick pace with consumers spending almost $300 billion on LOHAS products and services in 2008.
By consuming water-rich fruits and vegetables, people can meet their body's water requirements while keeping water bottles out of landfills.
New York City plans a huge celebration for April 22, 2010, and unveils a new hand signal to share the sustainability message.
The natural personal care market is more than a passing fad, according to Nancy Mills, industry manager for the consumer products division of Kline & Co. Despite the growth, she finds that many manufacturers are formulating more 'natural-inspired' products than truly natural products.
By: Leslie Lyon and Marilyn Patterson
Understanding the Five Degrees of Organic may help to better equip spa professionals when making natural and organic product choices.
By: Ted Ning
The LOHAS consumer segment fits many wellness ideals, and it is beginning to be embraced worldwide.