ALKEME ATELIER - Fire Flap Cross Body in Pineapple Leather
Global recycled standard has tracked and verified the content of recycled materials in this product. With this you are supporting a circular economy that reduces waste by transforming it into new products. Note that this GRS certification verifies 20% of recycled content, but Renoon's framework requests at least 70%, so not all items with this certifications are accepted and shown to you
This product contains recycled polyester which is created by melting down post-industrial or post-consumer plastic and re-spinning it into new polyester fiber. Buying this product helps to repurpose existing plastic that would otherwise end up in the landfill or the ocean
The GRS has certified that this product has met social criteria needed to verify its production's responsible practices. The social criteria of the standard require organizational policies that prohibit forced, bonded, indentured, prison or child labor, discrimination, harassment and abuse of workers; protect freedom of association and provides recognition of the right to collective bargaining, health and safety of workers, as well as wages, benefits and terms of employment that meet or exceed legal minimums working hours that comply with national laws, benchmark industry standards or relevant international standards
Alkeme's bags are PETA approved. The brand is constantly innovating for innovative vegan materials. For their bags exterior, they utilize material such as Pinatex, which not only helps to support farming communities, but also reduces the amount of natural resources needed to manufacture their products. They also construct the linings of their bags from 100 % recycled plastic bottles. Innovation and available technology makes it possible to create fabrics out of thrown away plastic and plastic bottles. Factories that produce their recycled materials and bamboo fiber have GRS certification
Because it's made with Piñatex ® as a leather substitute, this product is 100% vegan and plant based but looks like leather!
This product contains Piñatex ® which is an innovative leather-like fabric that uses scraps from the pinapple industry in its creation. By doing so, it gives waste a second life and saves resources and energy. When you choose leather substitutes like Piñatex ®, you are totally taking part in the advancement of technologies for bio-based materials like it