PRODUCT NEWS
Ishga phases out plastic packaging for eco-friendly alternative
22 Aug 2019 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
Ishga's new packaging is 100 per cent recyclable while maintaining the brand's luxurious aesthetic
Ishga, a luxury skincare brand specialising in organic seaweed products, has announced plans to
completely phase out its plastic packaging, replacing it with sustainable alternatives. in a bid to
reduce the amount of plastic waste entering the oceans.

The brand, which is certified organic by the Soil Association in line with COSMOS standards, carried out a comprehensive review of its products, packaging and manufacturing processes in 2018, and is now implementing changes in the company based on the results.

The first phase will see new product launches, including the Uplifting Body Spray and the Hydrating Hand Cream, packaged in 100 per cent recyclable materials, with frosted glass bottles with aluminum caps, atomiser sprays and dispensers.

Ishga will also replace the the plastic jars, used to house its Anti-Oxidant Marine Cream, Exfoliating Face Mask, Hebridean Sea Salt Scrub and Men's Marine Cream, with frosted glass jars with aluminium lids. The new packaging is 100 per cent recyclable while maintaining the brand's luxurious aesthetic.

The brand, which sustainably sources and produces its products in the Scottish Hebrides, will also phase out the use of laminated product boxes and has eliminated the use of latex gloves, wet wipes and bubble wrap in its manufacturing processes, replacing them with biodegradable gloves, shredded paper and biodegrable wet wipes.

The company has also stopped using plastic buckets, used to house its professional range, trading them in for biodegradable paper bags.
 


CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2019

ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS
 
Leisure Management - ishga: Ishga phases out plastic packaging for eco-friendly alternative
23 Sep 2019 Leisure Management: daily news and jobs
 
 
HOME
JOBS
NEWS
FEATURES
PRODUCTS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION
PRINT SUBSCRIPTION
ADVERTISE
CONTACT US
Sign up for FREE ezine
Product news

22 Aug 2019

Ishga phases out plastic packaging for eco-friendly alternative

Supplier: ishga
More ishga details


Ishga phases out plastic packaging for eco-friendly alternative

Ishga's new packaging is 100 per cent recyclable while maintaining the brand's luxurious aesthetic
Ishga, a luxury skincare brand specialising in organic seaweed products, has announced plans to
completely phase out its plastic packaging, replacing it with sustainable alternatives. in a bid to
reduce the amount of plastic waste entering the oceans.

The brand, which is certified organic by the Soil Association in line with COSMOS standards, carried out a comprehensive review of its products, packaging and manufacturing processes in 2018, and is now implementing changes in the company based on the results.

The first phase will see new product launches, including the Uplifting Body Spray and the Hydrating Hand Cream, packaged in 100 per cent recyclable materials, with frosted glass bottles with aluminum caps, atomiser sprays and dispensers.

Ishga will also replace the the plastic jars, used to house its Anti-Oxidant Marine Cream, Exfoliating Face Mask, Hebridean Sea Salt Scrub and Men's Marine Cream, with frosted glass jars with aluminium lids. The new packaging is 100 per cent recyclable while maintaining the brand's luxurious aesthetic.

The brand, which sustainably sources and produces its products in the Scottish Hebrides, will also phase out the use of laminated product boxes and has eliminated the use of latex gloves, wet wipes and bubble wrap in its manufacturing processes, replacing them with biodegradable gloves, shredded paper and biodegrable wet wipes.

The company has also stopped using plastic buckets, used to house its professional range, trading them in for biodegradable paper bags.


Supplier: ishga

The Hebrides has some of the cleanest waters in the world where we sustainably hand harvest the seaweed to produce a 100% organic ingredient for our Skincare range.

Web: www.ishga.com
More ishga details

Product news
ZHD'S MEW Coffee Table explores relationship between surface and structure   20 Sep 2019

ZHD'S MEW Coffee Table explores relationship between surface and structure

Zaha Hadid Design has partnered with Italian furniture design firm Sawaya & Moroni to create the Mew Coffee Table.

nea studio showcase seaweed's design potential with hand-crafted algae lamps   18 Sep 2019

nea studio showcase seaweed's design potential with hand-crafted algae lamps

Nina Edwards Anker has created a new collection of hanging pendant lamps made from dried sheets of algae.

IEE PREVIEW: Red Raion to showcase new film   16 Sep 2019

IEE PREVIEW: Red Raion to showcase new film

At this year's IAAPA Expo Europe (IEE), formerly the Euro Attractions Show, Red Raion will be presenting a new CGI film,

IEE PREVIEW: Huss Park Attractions announces two major installations   16 Sep 2019

IEE PREVIEW: Huss Park Attractions announces two major installations

At this year's IAAPA Expo Europe (IEE), formerly the Euro Attractions Show, Huss Park Attractions will announce the installation of two major attractions.

Babor partners with Canyon Ranch at Sea to create ultimate spa experience   16 Sep 2019

Babor partners with Canyon Ranch at Sea to create ultimate spa experience

Results-driven skincare brand Babor has announced an exclusive partnership with Canyon Ranch at Sea with Celebrity Cruises.

IEE PREVIEW: Technical Park exhibiting multiple projects   13 Sep 2019

IEE PREVIEW: Technical Park exhibiting multiple projects

At this year's IAAPA Expo Europe (IEE), formerly the Euro Attractions Show, Technical Park is presenting several new projects at IAAPA Europe this year.

IEE Preview: Gateway to present Galaxy product suite   13 Sep 2019

IEE Preview: Gateway to present Galaxy product suite

At this year's IAAPA Expo Europe (IEE), formerly the Euro Attractions Show, Gateway is offering its Galaxy product suite.

IEE PREVIEW: OpenAire to discuss upcoming waterpark   12 Sep 2019

IEE PREVIEW: OpenAire to discuss upcoming waterpark

At this year's IAAPA Expo Europe (IEE), formerly the Euro Attractions Show, OpenAire will be on hand to discuss its newest waterpark.

Company profile


TOR Systems Ltd

TOR Systems have been in this business since 1981.

View full profile>>

Catalogue gallery


Featured Supplier

Gympass brings together corporate workforces and leisure operators

Gympass brings together corporate workforces and leisure operators

The Gympass mission is to defeat inactivity – a vision shared by many in the leisure industry. More>>




in this issue

• CMO: any exercise is good for you
• Exercise on NHS could be 'miracle cure'
• Blair Drummond invests £1m in Sea Lion Enclosure



Latest jobs

Jobs Search



Recreation Assistant
Salary: Competitive
Location: Cowbridge, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Duty Manager
Salary: From £18,500
Location: Thetford, UK
Company: Lex Leisure
Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Sherwood, Nottingham, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Diary dates
Powered by leisurediary.com




19-23 Sep 2019

CIDESCO World Congress & Exhibition

Hyatt Regency, Chicago, United States


20-27 Sep 2019

Therapeutic City

Various, Bath, United Kingdom



Leisure Management magazine 2018 issue 1
Leisure Management
2018 issue 1

View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
  Arts & Culture: The show must go on
When austerity hits hard, UK theatres adapt and get creative More>>
  Social good: Ivo Gormley
GoodGym founder Ivo Gormley fights back against loneliness in society More>>


Leisure Management magazine 2016 issue 1

Leisure Management
2016 issue 1

View issue contents
View turning pages
Download PDF
  Social good: Winds of change
Learn about the Change Foundation and the opportunities it creates More>>
  Gymtopia: Angels’ advocate
Gymtopia founder Ray Algar on making a difference beyond the health club walls More>>


Published by The Leisure Media Company Ltd Portmill House, Portmill Lane, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1DJ. Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385 | Contact us | About us | © Cybertrek Ltd