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Seed Bomb Wedding Favors

Seed Bomb Wedding Favors

Seed Bomb Wedding Favors Chic Eco is proud to represent Botanical PaperWorks, an admirable Canadian company located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. No green-washing here, they’re as Earth-conscious as it gets, ― perfect for “green” wedding needs with a type of seed bomb in each item. Heidi

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Coffee R+D for Textiles; Is Hawaii Paying Attention?

Coffee R+D for Textiles; Is Hawaii Paying Attention?

Located in Taiwan, SINGTEX® is an admirable company fixated on research and development. They came up with S.Café® — a patented process that converts the coffee grounds into yarn. From yarn, they manufacture knitted and woven fabrics, as well as soft-shell fabrics. Why eco-friendly status?

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Banana Fiber Production

Banana Fiber Production

History on Wikipedia tells us that Japan’s cultivation for banana textiles dates back to the 13th century. The traditional process requires many handmade steps without machinery. In Nepal the process differs and is more silk-like. Typically fibers are sent to Kathmandu Valley for making rugs.

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