Beauty firms are moving toward eco-conscious production and shrinking their carbon footprint with wind and solar energy.
Credit Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth or a vocal cast of high-profile greenies. Regardless of the source, the beauty industry has begun to heed the call of environmentalism. For beauty firms, many of which rely on botanicals as a main ingredient source, an obvious place to start is the large manufacturing plants that churn out their myriad creams and cosmetics.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"