Our uncompromising approach starts at the beginning. We use plant-based raw ingredients sourced from farmers, processors and suppliers who understand their responsibility as environmental stewards. Then we use lean principles to continually eliminate waste in our operations.
EarthKind’s manufacturing footprint is 98% carbon-free, according to a BEES analysis from the University of Iowa. We’ve accomplished this in several ways: Just-In-Time (JIT) Manufacturing, minimizing defects in the manufacturing process, reducing Work-In-Process (WIP) and changeovers and designing packaging that minimizes waste. By using reusable and recyclable shipping containers for our raw materials, we leave almost nothing in the landfill.
Our supply chain offers even greater opportunity for managing environmental, social and economic impacts. Whenever possible, we buy from local partners with a low carbon footprint and sustainability plans in place. As a member of PMMI Vision 2020, we are part of an alliance of top innovative manufacturers building a more sustainable future industry-wide.