Dilmah

Foundation Member

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

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One Earth Centers

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

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Beach Clean Ups

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

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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

2000

Reduction of plastic wrap

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

2007

Packaging Breakthrough

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

2017

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

Memberships & Accreditations

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Responsible Product Disposal

Dilmah Sustainability News

Transforming Supply Chain Sustainability through Ethical Sourcing

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