Sustainability in everything we do
Our goal is to become Europe’s most sustainable professional haircare brand, one step at a time.
The environment and quality are the number one criteria in the creation of a Björk product. Therefore experts on environmental legislation, quality and purchasing are integrated in our production teams. Together we not only ensure that your product meets applicable requirements and legislations but also try to exceed them. In order to ensure us and our customers that our products are of high quality, we and our product manufactures work after and comply with multiple regulations and certifications. The certification helps to constantly improve ourselves and our products and to maintain a high level of product safety. Quality is the result of an optimization of each step in the product realization process: reliable recipes, the best raw materials, raw material control, packaging development, inspections, fine-tuning and a continuous evaluation of each production step. Every little aspect is important for the quality of the products that end up with the consumer.
GMP- Cosmetics stands for Good Manufacturing Practice. It is a system to ensure that production is done according to requirements and with good traceability. Our production is at the forefront of the increasing European requirements.
ISO 14001 – The commitment to continuous environmental improvement (companies, processes, personnel, products, customers). District heating in all processes, 100% renewable energy and a closed.
ISO 9001 – Commitment to continuous quality improvement (companies, processes, personnel, products, customers).
ISO 45001 – The commitment to continuous work environment improvement and a safer workplace for all employees.
ISO 22716:2007 – Cosmetic GMP and the basis of our business. Legal obligation towards consumers and authorities.
We are proud to, as one of the first in the world to be able to give you the opportunity to replace the propane in our aerosol products with a green propellant! The green propellant is produced from residual products which thereby also leads to a waste reduction. A win-win situation for our planet! By using the green propellant instead of propane, carbon dioxide emissions from the propane part of the product are reduced by up to 95%!
*Implemented for all Björk aerosol product during 2022.
Our goal is to enable a more circular economy and at the same time work with packaging materials that work for each product and their specific characteristics, minimum waste and constantly develop and improve. To find out the packaging material look at the bottom of each product.
HDPE 2 is the most commonly recycled plastic and is considered one of the safest forms of plastic. Products made of HDPE 2 are reusable and is 100% recyclable.
The Green PE is based on sugar cane. 100% Renewable and natural resources. Can be 100% recycled by the existing plastic waste flow.
Few materials are recycled as easily as aluminum. Energy consumption in aluminum recycling means a saving of up to 95 percent of what is consumed in primary production. 100% recycling (infinite).
Polyethylene Terephthalate is one of the most commonly used plastics in consumer products. PET plastic is 100% recyclable.
BPA, Polycarbonate and LEXAN Other 7 plastic is 100% recyclable.
TPEs are a family of rubber like materials that combine the characteristics of rubber with the recyclability and processing advantages of plastics. TPE is 100% recyclable.
PP (Polypropylene) PPH
Polypropylene plastic is tough and lightweight, and has excellent heat-resistance qualities. PP is 100% recyclable
We are convinced that it is possible to change the world, one package at a time. This means that in cases where it is possible for us to opt out paper completely, we do and in cases where it is not possible by always choose paper that has FSC certifications. We exclusively work with local suppliers with short transports if possible.
FSC stands for Forest Stewardship Council and is an independent, international member organization that works for environmentally friendly, socially responsible, and economically viable use of the world’s forests, through its FSC certification system. Read more at se.fsc.org
Återbära is the first eco-label for 100% climate-neutral packaging, developed by Avisera. When you choose Re-labeled products, you make a good environmental choice and compensate for the products’ carbon dioxide emissions. Read more at avisera.se/aterbara