As part of embracing circularity and extending the life of discarded materials, a growing number of brands are creating new products from recycled goods. Here a few brands and products that we are rather partial to.
Made from recycled plastic
Girlfriend Collective’s core fabric products are made from 79% recycled polyester (or RPET) and 21% spandex. RPET is made from post-consumer water bottles. Shop Now.
Mr Tumbuktu makes active wear fromrecycled bottles and fishing nets. Shop Now.
Fjallraven have made a range of their cult Kanken backpack from recycled bottles. Shop Now
Matt & Nat sell vegan bags where all our linings are made of 100% recycled bottles. Approximately 21 plastic bottles are recycled for every bag produced. Head into Sissa Sorella to buy.
Made from Combined Waste
Kowtow‘s new swim collection is made from Econyl, a recycled fibre manufactured in Italy from pre and post-consumer nylon waste material including fishing nets, discarded carpets, plastic components and fabric scraps. Sign up to the Kowtow Newsletter to be the first to know when the next collection drops.
Made from Recycled Paper
The Beach People make lust-worthy beach bags from 100% woven recycled paper with a cotton lining and leather handle. Shop Now.
Made from Fishing Nets
Girlfriend Collective’s Lite fabric is lightweight, quick drying, and made from recycled fishing nets. Shop Now.
Verdura shoes are made in Italy from recycled fishing nets which are washed several times to soften the fabric. It’s then dyed with natural pigments and combined with cork, a recycled rubber sole and waste leather left over from shoe production. Pick some up at Sissa Sorella.