Alpla creates 100% recycled HDPE beauty product bottle prototype


Packaging specialist Alpla has developed a prototype beauty care bottle made out of 100% recycled HDPE.

Aimed at containing products such as shampoo, shower gel and similar products, Alpla said that the bottle has around 71% less carbon consumption than comparable packaging types.


Each bottle weighs just 14 grams for a 250ml bottle, using Alpla’s Canupak packaging system to reduce the weight.

The recycled HDPE comes entirely from its own recycling plants in the EU.

Alpla Group chief executive Philipp Lehner said: “There is increasing demand for sustainable products among our customers as well as the end consumers.

“Carbon-optimised packaging has a key part to play here. We already have the expertise in producing future-orientated solutions.”