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This week is Mid-Autumn Holiday in China, and the start sign for fall in many countries. Have you prepared for the colder months to come? Or maybe you are just waiting to put on that warm sweater and light some candles?!

In this post, we have collected 5 articles we don’t want you to miss and it covers everything from inspirational makeup packaging, an interview with our French colleague, a new machine that can save our oceans from plastic, a summary of the most common recycle symbols and also how Adidas plans to only use recycled plastics by 2024.

These articles you don’t want to miss, so check it out below!

German Student Invents a Machine that Could Clean the Sea from Plastic Waste

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Nowadays It has become normal for most people to spend the summers swimming in crystal-clear water. However, for many people on this planet this is no longer an option. Scientist found out that annually 4.8 to 12.7 million tons of plastic waste end up in the world’s oceans. But the German architect graduate Marcella Hansch has developed a model that could free the sea from plastic!

If you want to read more about how this new machine can help clean the oceans, you can find the article here!

Adidas Will Only Use Recycled Plastics By 2024

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The global sportswear maker Adidas announced they will make their products more sustainable, committing to using only recycled plastic by 2024. The pledge to eliminate the use of “virgin” plastic includes polyester. Used in everything from t-shirts to sports bras, the material is popular in sportswear because it dries quickly and weighs little.

“We aim to use 100% recycled polyester in every product and on every application where a solution exists by 2024,” Adidas spokeswoman Maria Culp wrote in a statement.

You can find out how Adidas plans on doing this here!

15 Stunning Beauty Products Packaging Designs

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Beauty products are a staple in every woman’s bathroom cabinet around the world; whether you are going for a sophisticated look or an “I woke up like this” feel, just about every person uses beauty products on a daily basis.

Your packaging is the first thing your potential customers are going to notice when looking for the right product. If your packaging grabs their attention and speaks to what they’re looking for, they’re likely to take your product home and give it a try.

Here we have gathered 15 stunning beauty product packaging designs for you to get inspired!

A Chat with Victor

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In September, we talked with our Account Manager & Business Developer for the French Market Victor, from our Shanghai office. He is originally from Nice in France but decided to move to China to get some more work experience abroad. Victor tells us more about his time in China, what he does in his spare time, what he misses from France and why he enjoys being the only French speaker in the office.

If you want to learn more about him, you can check out his Q&A here.

Why Are There So Many Recycling Symbols?

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We have all experienced the following situation or a similar one at least. While shopping, we look for product descriptions and notice a multitude of different symbols. But what do these labels really mean? And why are there so many? What is the difference between them?

In contrast to popular opinion, not all recycling symbols have the same meaning, nor even the same validity. Learn more about these symbols by reading our article here!

We hope you enjoyed our ‘Blog Post Recap’ and we are looking forward to hearing your feedback!

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