AT present, 2.7 million tons of plastic waste are generated in the Philippines each year, an estimated 20 percent of which ends up in the ocean (McKinsey, 2015). According to a study published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Philippines contributes over one-third of the plastic waste found in the ocean. 

As a company of Natura &Co, Avon has implemented the Beauty of Doing Good. Along with its 6 million mostly female representatives, Avon seeks to collaborate with women who are taking charge in the global effort to clean up the world.

Avon has six sustainability targets by 2030: operate with net zero carbon emissions, contribute zero waste to landfills, maintain a 95 percent recycling rate, reduce to 5 percent less water intensity by 2025, extend the paper promise towards more carton packaging and convert all packaging materials to reusable, recyclable, or compostable materials.

Avon encourages customers to collect emptied Avon PET bottles and polybags and turn them over to local Avon representatives or drop them at the nearest collection site.