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 Knotted Hobo The Knotted Hobo
The Sac The Sac
The Shoulder Bag The Shoulder Bag
The Circle Crossbody The Circle Crossbody
The Ballet Flat The Ballet Flat
The Knotted Hobo The Knotted Hobo
The Knotted Hobo The Knotted Hobo
The Knotted Hobo The Knotted Hobo
The Sac The Sac
The Sac The Sac
The Sac The Sac
The Shoulder Bag The Shoulder Bag
The Shoulder Bag The Shoulder Bag
The Circle Crossbody The Circle Crossbody
The Circle Crossbody The Circle Crossbody
The Circle Crossbody The Circle Crossbody
The Ballet Flat The Ballet Flat
The Ballet Flat The Ballet Flat
The Ballet Flat The Ballet Flat
The Car Interior The Car Interior

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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