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Theo Chocolate to use How2Recycle® label on packaging

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, NOVEMBER 8, 2017 — Theo Chocolate, a Fair Trade, organic chocolate company, will be using the How2Recycle Store Drop Off label on its line of chocolate clusters. The plastic stand up pouch packaging is unique in that it can be recycled at grocery and retail stores along with other plastic bags and films.

“It’s exciting to see companies like Theo Chocolate committed to utilizing innovative and sustainable packaging solutions,” said Caroline Cox, Project Associate, How2Recycle. “The How2Recycle label further complements these efforts by making recycling easy and accessible for their customers.”

“We have always been committed to full transparency about our products. With the How2Recycle label, we’re able to give our customers more information about the packaging and the best way to dispose of it to minimize our environmental footprint.” Emily Benson, Social Impact & Communications.

Companies interested in joining How2Recycle can visit http://www.how2recycle.info/join for more information or contact [email protected]


The How2Recycle Label is a U.S.-based standardized labeling system that clearly communicates recycling instructions to the public. How2Recycle is a project of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition®, a membership-based group that brings together business, educational institutions, and government agencies to collectively broaden the understanding of packaging sustainability and develop meaningful improvements for packaging solutions. For more information, follow us on Twitter @How2Recycle or go to our website at www.How2Recycle.info.


Theo Chocolate was the first bean to bar, Fair Trade, and Organic chocolate company in North America. As a company rooted in cocoa, its mission is to help create a beautiful, compassionate and enduring world by responsibly making delicious and inspiring products for everyone. For more information, go to their website www.theochocolate.com or follow on Instagram @TheoChocolate.

Anne Elsea

Anne Elsea
Communications Manager

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