Speaker Profile

Gary Calicdan

Ethical Buying Team


Gary Calicdan is the Packaging and Print Buyer of Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics. Joining the company in February 2007, he has seen the business grow from 80 shops to over 250 shops in North America. Along with growing the supply chain, Gary has led many initiatives to improve our ethics and sustainability in our packaging supply chain such as use of 100% recycled materials for gift wraps and printed paper, shopping bags, corrugated boxes, plastics bottles and jars and biodegradable gift fillers. Gary has also focused on developing a local high quality recycled plastic material supply base including Ocean plastics and creating closed loop systems through retail and manufacturing operations wherever possible.

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