BACK-TO-M·A·C
IMPROVING OUR
SUSTAINABILITY FOR OVER
30 YEARS
Done with your M·A·C products? Return your clean, empty products in-store [or online] to recycle. What is not recycled is converted to energy. Be part of the solution for a more beautiful tomorrow – today!
HELP GIVE
YOUROLD M·A·C
PRODUCTS
A SECOND LIFE
For over 30 years, Back-To-M·A·C has recycled or recovered your used product packaging and, where possible, given the old plastic a second life. What cannot be recycled is converted to energy.
OUR
ENVIRONMENTAL
COMMITMENTS
WE ARE CONTINUING TO DESIGN OUR PRODUCTS WITH THE ENVIRONMENT IN MIND – MAKING SMARTER, MORE RESPONSIBLE PACKAGING CHOICES WITHOUT COMPROMISING OUR ICONIC PACKAGING AESTHETICS AND PERFORMANCE.
2025
AS PART OF OUR PARENT COMPANY ESTÉE LAUDER COMPANIES’ GOALS, BY 2025, 75-100% OF OUR PACKAGING WILL BE RECYCLABLE, REFILLABLE, REUSABLE, RECYCLED OR RECOVERABLE.
OUR
AMBITION
TO USE RESPONSIBLY SOURCED PAPER PRODUCTS WHENEVER POSSIBLE.
100%
CURRENTLY, 100% OF OUR FOREST-BASED FIBRE CARTONS ARE FSC CERTIFIED
50%
2025
WE ARE WORKING TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF POST-CONSUMER RECYCLED (PCR) MATERIAL IN OUR PACKAGING BY UP TO 50%, BY 2025.
OFFSETS
CARBON
M·A·C COSMETICS OFFSETS
CARBON EMISSIONS FROM
U.S SHIPPING*
​*THE ESTEE LAUDER COMPANIES INC. IS FUNDING EMISSION REDUCTION PROJECTS TO OFFSET CO2E EMISSIONS AS A RESULT OF DELIVERIES MADE FROM OUR M·A·C US FULFILLMENT CENTER TO OUR CONSUMERS' DELIVERY ADDRESSES (EXCLUDES BUY ONLINE AND PICKUP IN STORE, AND SAME-DAY DELIVERY).
WIN-WIN!
WE OFFER AN ARRAY OF CUSTOMIZABLE PALETTES THAT YOU CAN REFILL AT YOUR LEISURE – BASED ON YOUR LOOK OF THE MOMENT – WHILE HELPING TO MINIMIZE WASTE.
START SENDING YOUR
EMPTIES BACK-TO-M·A·C

After March 31, 2023, we will discontinue the free product incentive (though you can continue to bring in your empties!) as part of the program's evolution to have greater action and impact for change. More news on this soon!

THANK YOU!
FOR JOINING US IN CREATING A MORE SUSTAINABLE
AND SENSATIONAL WORLD FOR ALL!