In a circular economy, recycled plastic could become a global commodity. While our current relationship is complex and plastics often end up as waste, there are ways brands and consumers can change their relationship with the material. Join a team of experts for a holistic conversation on the topic of plastic within the beauty packaging industry and how organizations can work collectively towards a future where plastic is collected and then recycled.
- Just the facts on plastic
- How to assess material options
- Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.
- Derek Harvey, FusionPKG Co-CEO
- Beth Holland, Aptar Vice President of Global Sustainability
- Rebecca Bartlett, Founder & Creative Director at Bartlett Brands
- Melanie Bender, Founding President of Versed
Derek Harvey is Co-Founder and Co-CEO of FusionPKG, a global supplier of packaging and formulations for the beauty industry. Derek grew up in Phoenix, AZ and attended the University of Arizona before landing in Dallas, TX to pursue a career in...
Beth joined Aptar in April of 2013 to develop our initial global sustainability strategy. From 2017 through 2019, her role expanded to include the development of our global Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) strategy and programs.
Serial entrepreneur, obsessive innovator and sustainability expert—Rebecca connects the dots between smart strategy, stylish storytelling and sustainable design to build breakthrough brands. She is the founder of Bartlett Brands, an award-winning...
Melanie Bender is one of Fast Company's Most Creative People and the President of VERSED, the cleanest brand in drugstore skincare (vegan and sustainably-minded, too). At VERSED, Melanie combines community-driven development with hyper-growth...
Kelly Kovack is the CEO and Founder of BeautyMatter, a noted beauty authority, brand advisor and strategist. She began her career in beauty as one of the original executive team members at Bliss, taking on the way women bought beauty as the...