Sustainability

Shizuoka Foliage

Our teas

We work with farmers and producers to grow teas that are sustainable and non-destructive to their environments. While our teas are not certified organic, we have chosen producers who limit their chemical usage, prefer natural fertilizers, and are non-polluting.

Our packaging

We are committed to developing a fully sustainable supply chain, including our materials our tea comes in. Our goal is to use 100% recycled and recyclable/compostable materials and to source as close to the USA as possible (to reduce energy used in transport). Here is what you should know about our packaging:

Storage bags:
Material: Rice paper with plastic lining
FDA-approved: yes
Country of origin: China
Recyclable: no
Compostable: no

Paper wraparound & sticker:
Material: 100% recycled paper
Country of origin: USA
Recyclable: yes!
Compostable: yes!
FSC Certified • Lignin Free • Made Using Wind Power • Recycled Content

Shipment package:
Material: 100% recycled paper
Country of origin: USA
Recyclable: yes!
Compostable: yes!

Shipping tape:

Material: Water-activated gum tape
Country of origin: China
Recyclable: yes!
Compostable: yes!

Shipment label:
Material: 100% recycled paper
Country of origin: USA
Recyclable: yes!
Compostable: yes!

Our transport

Today, there is little to no accountability in national and international transportation. If you are building something new in this space, we would like to chat.