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SPICE GUIDELINES
17/04/2019

The projected final version of this document aims to provide methodological guidelines for carrying out a quantified environmental assessment of packaging in the cosmetics industry.

This document presents the first version of the methodological guidelines, which covers the topics discussed during the past SPICE Committee meetings.

CASE STUDIES
17/04/2019

The overall objective of the case studies is to assess the influence of methodological choices, on
one or several examples.

The first on-going case study focuses on the
influence of weighting methods for single score assessment, on a range of 8 cosmetic products.

Read the Committee Meeting Minutes

SPICE COMMITTEE 1
MEETING MINUTES
05/09/2019

The Members of the SPICE initiative – the Sustainable Packaging Initiative for CosmEtics – gather for the first working session of Year 2. Topics discussed are:
– SPICE Tool: update on the next steps
– SPICE Database: Data development proposal
– SPICE Methodology: Recyclability
– SPICE Environmental Claims Guidance
– Communication

SPICE COMMITTEE 4 
MEETING MINUTES
17/04/2019

The Members of the SPICE initiative – the Sustainable Packaging Initiative for CosmEtics – gather for a working session in view of the presentation of Year 1 deliverables, and of the validation of key orientations and scope to explore in Year 2, as well as the planned overall budget.

SPICE COMMITTEE 3 
MEETING MINUTES
31/01/2019

This meeting has provided a special focus regarding SPICE methodology on renewably-sourced plastics, finishing & decoration processes and tertiary packaging & Distribution.

SPICE COMMITTEE 2 
MEETING MINUTES
26/10/2018

This 2nd meeting has provided a special focus  regarding SPICE methodology on recycled materials, multiple use packaging, take-back programs, recycling disruptors and end-of-life streams by country. 

SPICE COMMITTEE 1 
MEETING MINUTES
04/06/2018

This meeting is the official launching of the initiative, as well as a working session in view of the validation of the SPICE methodological guidelines.