rPET polyester

Discover the nitty-gritty behind our eco-friendly rPET polyester umbrellas
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Creating a simple umbrella solution out of a huge problem

Every piece of plastic ever made still exists today. So, we thought we might as well do something useful with it in the shape of our eco-friendly umbrellas!

Despite being around for over 50 years, we’re still producing more than 300 million tons of plastic every year.
The problem is it doesn’t decompose, and most of it will end up in landfill or oceans. It then breaks down into small pieces, which can be consumed by animals, damage the environment and cause serious health risks for humans. 

So, what’s the solution?

Although we can’t single-handedly solve global warming and plastic consumption, we can do our part to create a more sustainable future by producing eco-friendly umbrellas out of rPET polyester.

It’s a fascinating process:

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Used plastic is collected and sorted by type.

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The plastic is cleaned and any contaminants are removed.

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The plastic is shredded into PET chips to extract fibre.

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The fibres are combined to form yarn.

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From yarn to the polyester used in our umbrella fabric.

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