In 2018, the European Union voted to ban single-use plastics by 2021 – a significant step in the right direction towards reducing the waste floating in our oceans. Currently, 91% of plastics we use aren't recycled, and many of them end up drifting out to sea. As well as destroying the glorious beauty of the world's pristine beaches and coral reefs, this also harms sea life. Animals can confuse brightly coloured plastic packaging for food or simply become entangled.
Environmental awareness makes the switch to more eco-friendly packaging – for example, using a refillable soap dispenser instead of one you discard once empty – a natural choice.
Find out how we're doing our bit to save the planet, from the olive-grove-studded fields of Provence to the deep blue oceans at L'Occitane, with our sustainable packaging and eco-friendly products. By 2025, our goal is that 100% of L'Occitane shops will offer our TerraCycle® recycling program (more detail on this below!) and 100% of our products will be made out of recycled plastic.
In today's world, any responsible company has a duty to do all it can to reduce waste and prevent pollution. The future of our planet depends on our actions today!
We love Provence and the South of France. This "biodiversity hotspot" is one of the richest ecosystems in the world. We intend to do our bit to protect this precious environment.
Let’s look at the small changes we could make to help the planet.
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