The industry makes cleaning rags, insulating material for the car industry and moving blankets from depreciated textile. But we thought this could be done differently and developed our design felt in 2014. Everyone in the chain thought we were crazy. How can you create a valuable design product from discarded clothing?
Everyone wants to work with us! We are now receiving so many requests for our felt that we have decided not only to process it ourselves, but to also sell it per linear meter. Now we can create even more impact together!
It is and will remain a recycled product, so no batch of felt is exactly the same and sometimes also gone = gone. So even if you have our sample set, it may be that you have a color felt in mind that we no longer have. But it could also be that we have a beautiful new color that you don't know about yet! So always ask what is in stock.
The vast majority of our felt is recycled (company) textile, mixed with recycled chips from PET bottles. Unfortunately, two virgin materials still have to be used to make it into a sturdy felt. There is a spunbond (a wafer-thin layer of polyester fabric) under the felt that we need to 'needles' the felt and a small percentage of melt fibers are added to better bond the felt.
We will of course keep a close eye on developments and switch to other, more sustainable materials as soon as possible. But for that you simply need a larger scale.