We collaborate with Italian wineries to capture grape marc discarded during wine production and convert it into a grape skin for our shoes. Grape marc is composed of grape skins, stalks and seeds discarded during wine production.
While most raw materials for leather alternatives are made with PVC (polyvinyl chloride), we use a water-based PU (polyurethane), which has no chemical solvents. PU is less harmful on the environment than PVC. Regarding the color, we use REACH compliant dyes.
No toxic solvents, heavy metals and dangerous substances are used in the production process; instead we use biomass, raw vegetable materials, and renewable sources.
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Italian Excellence And Know-How
a European knowledge and innovation community that is working toward a prosperous, inclusive, climate-resilient society with a zero-carbon economy that is circular
an innovation challenge initiated by H&M Foundation, aiming to make fashion circular