Burt’s Bees® products are consciously crafted with ingredients from natural origin, responsible sourcing, no animal testing and recyclable packaging. Burt’s Bees is CarbonNeutral® certified, has landfill-free operations and offsets our annual water consumption through watershed restoration projects. The Burt’s Bees Foundation supports projects that reconnect people and nature, and to date we’ve given $3.5 million in grants. Our employees put in more than 2500 volunteer hours annually to support our community partners.
This whole thing started over 35 years ago on account of all the beeswax. Burt Shavitz and Roxanne Quimby created Burt’s Bees in the early 1980s. In their former lives, Burt worked as a photojournalist in Manhattan, and Roxanne was an artist living in San Francisco. Each left behind the harried pace of city life to seek—and eventually find—freedom in the remote, pristine wilderness of Maine… Read more here.
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