SerendipiTea, environmentally responsible since 1995, sources from organic farms & utilizes all-natural products. Committed to Earth-friendly packaging including post-consumer recycled (PCW) & biodegradable materials & water-based inks. SerendipiTea is socially responsible, employing people not machines, opting for handcrafted rather than machine-milled. All retail packaging components are manufactured in the USA. The box is made from post-consumer-recycled kraft; the sealed inner bag is sustainably sourced compostable plant-derived material (NatureFlex™), labels are made from recycled content with water-soluble inks. All handling, blending, packing is done by hand on-site at SerendipiTea. And, the very same premium loose teas, tisanes & unique blends are available in convenient, generously portioned Single Serve T-sachets, the tea bag material being Soilon, a biodegradable, plant-based material, . For in-depth information about this sustainable, plant-derived material please click on this link (http://www.teabagfilter.com/support/soilon.html).