The 2019 packaging innovation and design of the year award for the health, beauty and wellness category recognises organisations that have designed innovative packaging and processing materials, packaging and machinery/equipment within cosmetics, toiletries, personal hygiene, supplements, vitamins, perfumes, hair body and oral care.
Impact International took out the gold award for their Sarah, Craig and Margorie 100% recycled PET and sugar cane PET tubes.
The Craig tube can also be offered as a 5-layer EVOH tube, which helps improve product shelf life by increasing the oxygen barrier properties of the tube.
These tubes are designed to be environmentally-friendly and improve packaging functionality. The use of smart technology also provides protection to the brand owner against counterfeit products.
The Sarah and Margorie tubes QR code technology enables consumers to be directed to the Impact website, which explains what makes each tube unique.
Taking the silver medal are PACT Group for the New Zealand Mix Ltd Essano brand post-consumer sourced shampoo bottles. The new 100% recycled rPET shampoo bottle range replaced the former HDPE design, based on Essano’s volumes, this equates to approximately 56 tonnes of kilograms of plastic that has been reused and diverted from landfill.
Bronze Winner: OJI Fibre Solutions for EcoStore gift packs that hold product in place in smaller, lighter, eco-friendly 100% recyclable and compostable boxes.