Bananatex

Material Spec

Name:
Bananatex
Bananatex® is the world’s first durable, technical fabric made purely from the naturally grown Abacá banana plants
Origin:
Abacá banana plants
Application & typical uses:
Bags, backpacks
Product breakdown:
Bananatex® is the world’s first durable, technical fabric made purely from the naturally grown Abacá banana plants. Cultivated in the Philippine highlands within a natural ecosystem of sustainable mixed agriculture and forestry, the plant is self-sufficient, requires no pesticides, fertilizer or extra water. These qualities have allowed it to contribute to reforestation in areas once eroded due to monocultural palm plantations, whilst enhancing biodiversity and the economic prosperity of its farmers.
Colour/finish:
Black, white, grey, sand
Certification:
Cradle to Cradle Gold, Green Product Award 2019, Design Prize Switzerland Award 2019/20, German Sustainability Award Design 2021
Dimensions:
Cuttable width: 1.50 m
Supplier name:
Bananatex
Supplier address:
N/A
Supplier telephone:
N/A
Supplier email:
hello@bananatex.info
Supplier website:
Visit website
Origin:
Abacá banana plants
Application & typical uses:
Bags, backpacks
Product breakdown:
Bananatex® is the world’s first durable, technical fabric made purely from the naturally grown Abacá banana plants. Cultivated in the Philippine highlands within a natural ecosystem of sustainable mixed agriculture and forestry, the plant is self-sufficient, requires no pesticides, fertilizer or extra water. These qualities have allowed it to contribute to reforestation in areas once eroded due to monocultural palm plantations, whilst enhancing biodiversity and the economic prosperity of its farmers.
Colour/finish:
Black, white, grey, sand
Certification:
Cradle to Cradle Gold, Green Product Award 2019, Design Prize Switzerland Award 2019/20, German Sustainability Award Design 2021
Dimensions:
Cuttable width: 1.50 m
Supplier name:
Bananatex
Supplier address:
N/A
Supplier telephone:
N/A
Supplier email:
hello@bananatex.info
Supplier website:
Visit website
Important information:
The information above was provided by the company that supplied the material. Please use the information on the website for final selection and specification of materials.
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