Choose your fruit, choose your shoes

October 1st, 2021

French footwear startup MoEa has launched a sustainable, recyclable vegan sneaker made from fruits and plants. Each pair of sneakers is made from one fruit and plant; purchasers may choose among apple, pineapple, cactus, corn and grape, and pick from two color options per fruit and plant. To stabilize the biomass waste, fruits and plants […]

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Vegan leather upholstery fabric

June 28th, 2021

Compo-SiL® silicone rubber-based marine leather is a green alternative to leather used in upholstery. Compo-SiL® silicone rubber-based marine leather is a green alternative to toxic leather and leatherette materials used for interior and exterior marine upholstery. Non-toxic and free of PPA, lead, latex and halogens, it is maintenance-free and easy to clean. It withstands the […]

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Soft, supple leather alternative is made from cacti

October 1st, 2020

A vegan leather made from cacti, Desserto lasts up to 10 years. Meant to be an environmentally friendly alternative to animal or plastic leather, it’s partially biodegradable and sustainable along its production value chain. Photos: Desserto. Mexican entrepreneurs Adrián López Velarde and Marte Cázarez wanted to find a cruelty-free and sustainable alternative to leather. Velarde, […]

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