How are Saris Upcycled?
Old saris are sold by households to pedlars, who sell the saris onto companies who usually recycle them. While recycling is great, the process does require a lot of energy.
So instead, we reuse the saris. We don't process them at all - they are simply cleaned and sorted, before we use them to create home accessories. Because each sari has a different colour and pattern, each product in our Sari Collection is genuinely unique.
Reduces Textile Waste
Discarded clothing ending up in landfill is a major global problem. Reusing textiles reduces greenhouse gases and saves landfill space.
Extends the Lifecycle
By reusing the saris to create items with a long lifetime, such as our Sari + Seagrass Bowls, it delays and reduces the quantity of textiles that go to waste.
Minimum Impact on the Planet
Unlike recycling, there is no industrial process involved for upcycling. The saris are cleaned and reused as they are, so it requires much less energy.
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