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Posted By Emily Pilloton On January 27, 2007 @ 1:10 am In Accessories and Fashion,Design,News,social responsibility | No Comments

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We included Perfect Organics [2] in our recent Holiday Gift Guide for Her [3] not only for their all-natural, so-good-you-could-eat-them body products, but more importantly for the company’s holistic green approach to business operations, production, and packaging. Many companies tout the green qualities of their products. But Perfect Organics [2] values environmental responsibility at every level of the business- from their products’ ingredients to their waste-reducing packing techniques, the design of their Virginia headquarters office space, and the fixtures installed in their retail stores.

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The company was founded in 2003 by Debra Claire, a makeup artist frustrated by the lack of high-quality, pure, natural beauty products available to consumers. Since its inception, Perfect Organics [2] has operated under a from-the-ground-up, back-to-basics mission statement, asserting that “there can be no long term health or beauty without clean air, soil, and water.”

At the most consumer-oriented level, Perfect Organics’ [2] product line is made from only the highest quality, organic natural ingredients, and never include chemical additives, artificial ingredients, fillers or synthetic preservatives. Their Lip and Cheek Shimmer [4] is currently the only organic AND vegan lip and cheek product on the market today. And despite the increased costs that go hand in hand with higher standards, Perfect Organics [2] stands by their commitment to using only the best-quality and least environmentally-damaging ingredients.

Operationally, the company’s lab process is entirely eco-friendly. They use recyclable metal tubes for their lip and cheek shimmers instead of their wasteful single-use plastic counterparts, and their shipping operations are carbon neutral. Even their headquarters office outside of Washington D.C. is supremely green, integrating materials like bamboo and low-VOC paints, and using recycled boxes from nearby businesses for their product shipments. Perfect Organics [2] also partners with a slew of non-profit organizations, including EarthEcho International [5] and Children’s Health Environmental Coalition [6], with whom they are partnering to produce a line of baby skincare products [7].

We applaud Perfect Organics [2] for their well-rounded and open-minded green business model. From product to production, here’s a company proving that at the end of the day, making good green choices is just good business.

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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/2007/01/27/perfect-organics-a-green-company/

[2] Perfect Organics: http://www.perfectorganics.com/

[3] Holiday Gift Guide for Her: http://inhabitat.com/2006/12/13/holiday-gift-guide-for-her/

[4] Lip and Cheek Shimmer: http://www.perfectorganics.com/shop/products.asp?id=10

[5] EarthEcho International: http://www.earthecho.org/

[6] Children’s Health Environmental Coalition: http://www.checblog.org/

[7] baby skincare products: http://www.perfectorganics.com/shop/products.asp?id=9

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