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Our biodegradable materials are
going to help save the planet.
Phew.

THE MISSION

We hear the word ‘biodegradable’ a lot.
It sounds complicated, but it’s really very simple. A product that is made from biodegradable materials can break down and reintegrate with nature without causing any harm.

Biodegradable materials are the most sustainable materials.
That’s why we’re making them!

Plastic is an environmental nightmare.

Most plastics are built to be so durable that they take centuries to fully biodegrade.

The plastic bottle that you drink from today won’t biodegrade until your great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great grandchild exists.

And if we don’t do something about that now, they won’t be very happy.
It can take up to 450 years for plastic to biodegrade.

WHY BIODEGRADATION?

Recycled trash needs to be separated to be effective,
and often those processes cause even more pollution.

We know the magic word that can help materials biodegrade
and reintegrate their elemental components into nature.

Microbes!

HOW IT WORKS

Microbe Power

  • Our materials don’t just look good to you. They also look good to the 600 different microbes that exist in a landfill.
  • These microbes consume the materials, then create enzymes that break down the material, making it easier for microorganisms to munch on the rest.

THE TEST

We achieved 100% biodegradation
of Banbū Leather in less than 250 days.

Go high five a microbe!

The Collection

shop our biodegradable
bags & accessories

Shop the Collection —

Banbū Leather

Unlike other vegan leathers made from 100% petroleum, our bio-based materials biodegrade when placed in a landfill or other zero oxygen environment, just like a banana.

The Circle Crossbody - Banbū in Oat

Banbū in Oat
$395 

The Ballet Flat - Banbū in Caramel

Banbū in Caramel
$295 

The Circle Crossbody - Banbū in Black

Banbū in Black
$395 

The Ballet Flat - Banbū in Black

Banbū in Black
$295 

The Ballet Flat - Banbū in Latte

Banbū in Latte
$295 

The Car Interior - Banbū in Caramel

Banbū in Caramel
$29,995 

The Banbū Candle - In Banbū Leather

In Banbū Leather
$55 

The Circle Crossbody - Sample Sale - Banbū in Stone

Banbū in Stone
Regular price  $395   $200 

The Car Interior - Banbū in Serrano

Banbū in Serrano
$29,995 

Driving Glove - Banbū in Sage

Banbū in Sage
$300 

The Tech Backpack in Soft Leaf - Soft Leaf in Black

Soft Leaf in Black
$395 

The Tech Backpack in Soft Leaf - Soft Leaf in Ash

Soft Leaf in Ash
$395 

The Tech Backpack in Soft Leaf - Soft Leaf in Mocha

Soft Leaf in Mocha
$395 

The Tech Backpack in Soft Leaf - Soft Leaf in Umber

Soft Leaf in Umber
$395 

Shop the Collection —

Banbū Leather

Unlike other vegan leathers made from 100% petroleum, our bio-based materials biodegrade when placed in a landfill or other zero oxygen environment, just like a banana.

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