Nemi Teas are a London based tea company offering a range of fantastic teas with a strong focus on positive impact both at the tea-producing origin and here in the UK.
They provide employment to refugees to give them local work experience and job readiness skills to enter the UK workforce and help them integrate into broader society.
All teabags are plastic-free, the packaging is biodegradable and the teas are Organic, Fairtrade and Rainforest-Alliance certified.
Nemi Teas pyramid tea bags are 100% biodegradable and made from soilon - a mesh material constructed from polylactic acid and derived from starch. Even the string and labels are both attached using ultrasound rather than glue! Teabags will degrade quickest if you pop them in the compost heap and take just a few weeks to breakdown.
All teas are packed in a material called NatureFlex™ are based on cellulose. Cellulose is one of the most naturally abundant organic materials and comes from renewable wood pulp, typically sourced from hardwood species such as eucalyptus. Proven to be suitable for home composting, they are also marine degradable.