RESPONSIBLE: MADE FROM sustainable sourced agri-waste: BANANA PLANTS, A COMMON BYPRODUCT OF THE LARGE-SCALE BANANA INDUSTRY. These fibers are normally left as waste or burned, which either contributes to environmental pollution or waste. In a paradigm-shifting approach to sustainability, these discarded plant materials are repurposed to create the high-quality, durable fibres used in our Banana Bag. This ingenious method is a testament to the potential of sustainable and regenerative practices in the textile and manufacturing industries, demonstrating how waste can be transformed into a product of superior quality without compromising on ethical values. This is the first product using a waste fiber and turned into and exclusive handbag, by a mix of technology and craftmanship in great collaboration with Fair Trade supplier Selyn Textiles, whom has 32 years commitment to fair trade mixed with the 2500 years old artisanal craft of handloom in Sri Lanka. The collaboration between Nikolaj Storm, Selyn Textiles, and PaperTale underlines that transparency is an evolving journey requiring action alongside commitments. This pioneering initiative sets a new benchmark for the fashion industry, proving that the journey towards a sustainable, traceable, and transparent future has well and truly begun.
ORGANIC COTTON CERTIFIED: Selyn Textiles – Certificate available upon request.
UPSTORMED PROPERTIES: Made to last. This product is made from organic materials and are meant to last for a long time. If worn out, the natural sources of the bag makes it easy to dismantle and recycle the materials again.
TRANSPARENCY: Supplier is located in Sri Lanka, Fabric is sourced from Sri Lanka. Full transparency on product is available through block chain technology provided by Papertale. Small button with unique tag ID will follow the bag – simply scan with your phone and see all information in app.