In order not to become waste, here’s how to properly recycle makeup products!
Windowofworld.com – It has become a necessity for women, no wonder the global cosmetics industry currently produces 120 billion plastics and waste that is used as packaging for cosmetic products, one of which is makeup. So, so that you don’t pile up into trash, here’s how to properly recycle makeup products that you have to do!
1. Find Information
According to TerraCycle publicist Alex Payne, plastic pollution is a major cause of negative environmental consequences because it does not recycle recyclable products. Therefore, the information you get will indirectly make you aware that cosmetic packaging, especially makeup that is not used and is not recycled, can have a negative impact on the environment.
Apart from not recycling recyclable makeup products, throwing away unused makeup carelessly also has a bad impact on the environment, you know, Ladies.
2. Learn About Local Recycling Rules
Every place has different recycling restrictions. Most local programs will accept makeup products made of glass, plastic and aluminum. However, currently many makeup products have been packaged in a modern way that contains complex ingredients, so not all local programs can accept them because they are constrained by the separation process and recycling.
3. Look for a Recycling Program for Non-Recyclable Products
If cosmetic products cannot be recycled through a recycling program that is in your area, then look for a recycling program that accepts these cosmetic products. Currently in Indonesia there are several recycling programs that are national in nature, such as Garnier in collaboration with TerraCycle. This program also provides free shipping services if you join, you know.
4. Clean the Remnants of the Product in the Package
Before sending the makeup package to the recycle bin, make sure that there are no traces of makeup in the packaging. If the product remains on the packaging, this residue can make the packaging contaminated and cannot be recycled. So, before recycling your beauty products, make sure you thoroughly clean all leftover products in the trash.
5. Buying Eco-friendly Products
Last but not least, another way to save the earth from makeup waste is to buy make-up products that are environmentally friendly. In addition, you can also buy cosmetic containers that can be refilled to keep them in use and not become trash that pollutes the environment.