Not just distributors, Interior Images proudly owns a number of luxury skin care lines and creates custom amenity collections for partner hotels. Working closely with contract manufacturers who maintain the highest environmental and ethical standards, we are making the following environmental efforts with our products:
Elevating Eco-Friendly Dispensers – We’re creating the largest portfolio of dispenser options and brands in the industry in an effort to reduce the number of single-use plastics in hotels. Exciting advancements in dispenser technology and design have elevated these eco-friendly, cost-saving options. And with even the most luxurious brands now offering their exquisite formulations in this format, “green” is set to become the new “gold” standard. Explore our dispenser options here www.interior-images.com/dispensers
EcoPure in Everything – By 2020 we intend to include EcoPure in all of our plastic packaging. EcoPure is an FDA-approved plastic additive that is believed to aid in biodegradation. The addition of EcoPure does not compromise the integrity of the plastic or interfere with the recycling stream, so we always encourage Green Guests to recycle first. Learn more about the science behind EcoPure: www.goecopure.com
Biodegradable Packaging – In 2018, we introduced dry amenities and accessories packaged in Plastarch Material (PSM). A biodegradable, thermoplastic resin, PSM is biodegradable in compost, wet soil, fresh water and seawater, so it is a perfect, environmental option for outer packaging that is usually discarded. Contact us to learn about the accessories in PSM soft touch packaging that we offer.
FSC and Recycled Paper – Although many of our products are already crafted using Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified paper and/or paper with a high percentage of recycled content, by 2020 we aim for all of our boxes, cartons and inserts to meet this criteria. FSC is a not-for-profit organisation that sets the standard for what a responsibly managed forest is, both environmentally and socially. Discover more about their inspiring mission here: www.au.fsc.org/en-au/fsc
Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) – The wide spread use of palm oil in cosmetics has had a negative effect on our remaining rainforests. We have proudly produced soaps with RSPO certified palm oil since 2015, but are now insisting that every soap we make moving forward meets this standard. You can familiarise yourself with their logo and read about their crucial mission on their website: www.rspo.org
Naked Soaps – Would you go naked to help the planet? We’ve proudly been offering soaps in our Serendipity and All About Me ranges “naked”, without any outer packaging, for more than a decade. Naked soaps eliminate tonnes of packaging, reduce costs and are perfectly sanitary. And since we emboss the soaps with a logo, housekeeping has no doubt if the soap has been used or not. To enquire about eliminating unnecessary soap packaging at your hotel, contact us.
Local Manufacturing – Although more expensive than overseas manufacturing, we continue to increase the number of products we make in Australia, particularly in Melbourne. Not only does this support our economy and reduce lead times for our clients, it also reduces the pollution generated by transporting goods over long distances.