Overall Sustainable Management

~By recycling brass bullet casings that were used during training, Ammo repurposes the ammunitions instead of them being thrown away, thereby reducing waste.

~Ammo also enables to reduce the need for other materials normally used for jewellery such as gold, which are linked to conflicts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and its neighbouring countries.

Waste Management

~Jewellery sold in textile packaging

~ Member of Refill not Landfill - Free filtered water refill station for all visitors, participants to the workshops and staff members

~Staff trained with Plastic Free Cambodia to learn the impact of plastic and how to reduce its use

~ Reusable bottle, metal take-away boxes provided to the employees to reduce their use of plastic bottles and Styrofoam

- Plastic, aluminium, steel recycling bins

~Compost for personal use

Local Support

Apart from the founder, all the staff at Ammo is Khmer, coming from disadvantaged backgrounds. To lift them out of their conditions and provide them with employment, Ammo offers to these young Cambodians apprenticeship training in design and production of jewellery.  As part of the AMMO ethos, staff are supported to design their own jewellery, and these special pieces are on sale at the shop, with 35% proceeds going directly to the artisan.

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