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Wallet Materials: Leather and Leather Alternatives - Sustainable options for eco-conscious people

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Hey you! Today we would like to talk about a topic that is close to our hearts at PURISTO: wallet materials.
We all use wallets on a daily basis, but have you ever thought about what materials go into them and how they impact our environment? Let's dive into the world of leather and leather alternatives together to find out what options there are and how PURISTO offers sustainable and environmentally friendly alternatives.

We start with leather, probably the most well-known material for wallets. Ecological sustainability is very important to us, which is why we only use LWG Gold leather at PURISTO. The Leather Working Group (LWG) is a global non-profit, multi-stakeholder organization focused on environmental sustainability in the leather value chain. By using LWG Gold leather, we ensure that our leather wallets leave the smallest possible ecological footprint while being high-quality and durable.

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But we also know that there are many people looking for vegan and eco-friendly alternatives to leather. That's why we're proud to offer Mirum as a leather alternative in our wallets.
Mirum is the first scalable, plastic-free vegan leather on the market. It is manufactured in a patented process by Natural Fiber Welding from 100% bio-based raw materials such as natural rubber, vegetable oils and minerals for coloring. Unlike traditional vegan leather alternatives, Mirum does not require any synthetic coatings or bonding.
What makes Mirum so special is not only that it produces a fraction of the CO2 emissions of animal leather and does not require water in its manufacture, but also its compatibility with the circular economy. After use, Mirum can be mechanically recycled and made into new Mirum. Or it can be safely returned to nature due to its bio-neutrality.

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At PURISTO we are committed to sustainable wallets and environmentally friendly alternatives. Our PURISTO brand is a prime example of green fashion that is both stylish and responsible. We want you not only to feel good with our products, but also to know that you are making a positive contribution to the environment.

But why are sustainable wallet materials so important?
The answer lies in the environmental impact that traditional materials can cause.
For example, leather production often uses a lot of water, generates large amounts of greenhouse gases and pollutes the environment with chemicals from tanning. By choosing LWG Gold Leder and Mirum, we reduce these negative effects and thus make our contribution to conserving resources and reducing CO2 emissions.

We would also like to address the topic of circular economy, which is closely linked to the sustainability of wallet materials. A circular economy aims to extend the lifespan of products and materials, reduce waste and use resources more efficiently. By using materials like Mirum, which is mechanically recyclable, we encourage this type of economy and help reduce materials going to landfill or the environment.

Nowadays it is more important than ever to choose environmentally friendly alternatives in our everyday life. By choosing sustainable wallet materials, we can take a step towards a greener future. We at PURISTO are proud to offer you such alternatives with our PURISTO brand that both meet your fashion requirements and meet your ecological conscience.

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In summary, choosing the right wallet materials can make a huge difference to our environment and the protection of natural resources. At PURISTO you will find sustainable wallets made of LWG Gold leather and the innovative, plastic-free vegan leather Mirum, which are examples of green fashion and responsible design. By choosing our eco-friendly alternatives, you can rest assured that you are making a positive contribution to the environment while also getting a stylish and practical accessory.