The Right Thing To Do...
Why have a SustainabiliTea program? Why be "green"? Why put so
much energy into protecting our planet? Because it is the right thing to
One of the most important things that the Bigelow family as well
as everyone at Bigelow Tea tries to do is make a difference. How do
we do that? We do it many ways, and it was a philosophy started by
my grandmother, Ruth Campbell Bigelow and very much continued by my
parents, David and Eunice Bigelow. Today it is ingrained in the
culture of our company as articulated in our Mission Statement. It is simple "do
the right thing and good things will follow."
This pertains to all aspects of our business. It starts with
producing only the finest tasting teas hand picked from mountain
grown gardens. Every new tea created must be personally approved by
a member of the Bigelow family. We at Bigelow tea are serious about
protecting the environment, giving back to our community and taking
care of our employees and their families… for future
This year Bigelow Tea hosted our first Sustainability Round
Table inviting 6 local companies to come together to share
Some of Our Achievements
Square feet of new facility our primary overwrap supplier
is able to heat or cool using only 1/14th the
energy that would normally be used (equal to the amount of energy
required to heat a 2,857 foot facility)
Bigelow Tea purchased The Charleston Tea Plantation in May 2003
to save the 127 acres from future real estate development...
Here at Bigelow, all employees are committed to making a
Bigelow Tea has organized the Bigelow Community Challenge road
race since 1988, and has raised over $699k for local charities in
annual road race
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