Sustainable Travel Essentials

Summer means vacation for a lot of us. Exploring the world, enjoying the outdoors… but too often our destinations are suffering from our visit. Enjoying a trip and minimizing our impact is accessible: we accompany you with our selection to inspire a more sustainable holiday.

  • 100% natural & renewable materials
  • multifunctional
  • food safe
  • handcrafted
  • support local communities

Recycled lampshades

Every recycled lampshade prevents over 400 plastic bottle caps from ending up in the ocean. We partner with a beach clean-up program in Java, Indonesia, that helps fight plastic waste with 17 Indonesian coastal communities. Crafted from 100% recycled plastic, these lampshades offer a sustainable lighting solution for both indoors and outdoors.

  • cleans up waste
  • saves biodiversity
  • handcrafted
  • ethically sourced
  • supports local communities

Sustainable plant material

Plant fibres like water hyacinth, seagrass, unbleached jute, abaca are selected as raw materials because they are sustainably sourced from local communal plantations but above all; they renew on their own, grow extremely quickly and uses no to limited pesticides. This makes them especially environmentally friendly. Did you know that some of these materials are considered as waste? The colour of the materials can vary per season or drying time which gives the products a lively shade.

Benefits of using sustainable plants as a raw material:

  • Limited or non-usage of pesticides and fertilisers are used to grow these plants
  • These plants grow very quickly (jute matures in 4.5 months vs 20 years for a teak tree)
  • No uprooting necessary (regenerates on its own)
  • High capacity of CO2 absorption and/or other toxins
  • Non industrialised materials sourcing process

Made from waste

75% of our collection is made from (organic) waste materials like empty wine bottles, teak root, wood from old houses, barns, boats and trucks or recycled textiles. An important part of creating a sustainable future is waste management indicated by the 3-R words; Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. The majority of waste that we globally produce ends up in the environment causing huge problems for animals & people. Turning waste into styling home decoration supports cleaning up the litter. Waste is beautiful!

Benefits of using waste as a raw material:

  • avoids negative impact of producing new materials
  • saves CO2 emissions, land, and trees
  • stops destroying the biodiversity
  • improves waste management
  • is more durable; lengthens the lifetime of a material