Origin Green Sustainability Programme
- • Sustainability has always been an important consideration for Áine Handmade Chocolate as by minimising its impact upon the environment, has rewarded the company both economically as a business and socially in the local community.
- • To build on its commitment to sustainability, the company has committed to sourcing only recyclable packaging to reduce waste in the market.
- • This includes cardboard outer leaf, recyclable aluminium foil and recyclable plastic wrap. The company set a target to increase recyclable product packaging from 10% in 2018 to 100% in 2022.
- • As of 2021, 99% of the packaging used was reported as recyclable, meaning the company was 29 percentage points ahead of its 70% milestone, demonstrating an outstanding performance in this area.