Cosmewax commit to sustainable practices

Cosmetic and hair removal product manufacturer, Cosmewax, has announced its sustainability commitment, taking special care of scarce resources such as water and energy to improve efficiency.

Non-renewable resources will be gradually replaced by renewable resources, with the installation of solar panels for self-consumption and charging points for electric cars.

A pollution and deforestation-reduction policy will be developed, and energy audits will be carried out in order to achieve greater efficiency and save energy.

In 2019, Cosmewax committed to a reduction in plastic and paper use and a recycling policy to significantly reduce its waste generation. Packaging includes more recycled material and increased recyclable qualities, plus FSC and PEFC certified products with an increased use of environmentally-friendly cardboard and paper from controlled plantations. 

With regards to product development, Cosmewax products have ECOCERT and COSMOS certifications, complying with European certification in natural, organic cosmetics. What's more, sustainable Palm oil / Palm kernel oil derivatives, as certified by the RSPO, are used and no raw materials derived from endangered species are included within formulations. 

As a member of Sedex, a globally recognised method that evaluates its activity in labour rights, health and safety, environment and business ethics, Cosmewax has pledged to ensured that working conditions and the work environment are healthy and pleasant, taking care of the distribution of spaces, lighting, noise, temperature, ergonomics and cleanliness, and managing occupational risk prevention. Furthermore, the company promotes sports and healthy eating among its employees.

Based in Spain, Cosmewax produce skincare, body care, hair care, waxing and depilatory products for brands such as Oriflame, Superdrug and Sainsbury's.