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Dilmah Sustainability

We want to grow our business as a company but not at the cost of the planet.

On our journey of sustainability, we have not compromised. Through world-class research, innovation, resources and technology, Dilmah remains committed to a sustainable product line. - Vajira Karunathilake Head of Quality Assurance, Dilmah Tea Our Mission: To develop and implement conservation initiatives that are novel and timely, to cater to national and global needs that will benefit communities and our core business.

About Dilmah

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Dilmah Sustainability Actions


One Earth Centers

At our One Earth Centers we educated 15,000 individuals on environmental sustainability.


Beach Clean Ups

Our Beach clean ups have removed 9550 tonnes of waste from sensitive ecosystems.


Reducing our impact on landfill

We started our sustainability journey in 2000, since then we have eliminated 421,052Kgs of plastics. The biodegradability of our tea bags vary from 98% to 100% based on the composition.

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Dilmah Sustainability Commitments


Reduction of plastic wrap

Eliminated the plastic over wrap in 80% of tea packs by introducing a tear strip design


Packaging Breakthrough

Pyramid tea bags changed to PLA, a plant based material.


Established climate Change Research & Adaptation

We established Sri Lanka’s first corporate owned Climate Change Research & Adaptation Centre in 2017, powering 14 national and international initiatives at present.

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Dilmah Partnerships

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Responsible Product Disposal

Dilmah Sustainability News

Transforming Supply Chain Sustainability through Ethical Sourcing

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