It’s complicated, as a result of many magnificence merchandise are too small to be successfully recycled in conventional recycling services. Then there’s the problem of separating the part elements into what can feasibly be recycled and what cannot. (For instance, pump bottles are a mixture of metallic and plastic, and the metallic half cannot be recycled.) Luckily, magnificence manufacturers are beginning to consider methods to make recycling extra person pleasant, providing all-glass packaging or a send-back program the place they’re going to recycle your empty product for you. Additionally, we’re seeing extra drop-off packages, like Nordstrom BeautyCycle, the place you may drop off any of your empty merchandise at your native Nordstrom retailer for correct recycling.