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.
Popular eco-friendly tactics for production include the purchase of wind power credits, sun-tracking solar panels and motion-activated lights. For some companies, it's an effort that begins with baby steps such as installing energy- efficient lightbulbs. For others, it's the foundation of their existence.
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