A particular tip of the hat goes to major cosmetic company Unilever — the umbrella corporation that owns Dove, St. Ives, and Alberto VO5 — for immediately phasing out the use of polyethylene scrubbing beads in their products. In fact, Unilever is hoping for one better: The brand hopes to halve the greenhouse gases it emits, and is looking to source 100% of its raw materials locally by the year 2020. The entire move, plus Unilever's future plans, is pretty impressive for a major corporation with serious clout. We'll certainly raise our Orbitz to that. (You Beauty)
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