Guys Found A Way To Replace Leather With… Cactus Leather (10 pics + 1 video)

Posted in INTERESTING       15 Jun 2020       2815       11

1 Guys Found A Way To Replace Leather With… Cactus Leather

 

Adrian and Marte were working in the fashion and furniture automotive industries when they realized that environmental pollution is a serious problem and got inspired to do something about it.

 

Friends left their jobs and decided to dedicate a few of their upcoming years to come up with something amazing that would have the potential to change the world. It took them about two whole years until they finally finished creating their marketable cactus leather in July 2019.

2 Guys Found A Way To Replace Leather With… Cactus Leather

Why cactus, you ask? The answer is simple—this plant doesn’t need much water to grow, it’s super resilient and strong and it can handle low temperatures without dying. Besides, it’s México so there’s plenty of cacti there.

3 Guys Found A Way To Replace Leather With… Cactus Leather

The vegan leather these guys create is called “Desserto” and it’s the world’s first environmentally friendly organic material made out of Nopal cactus.

4 Guys Found A Way To Replace Leather With… Cactus Leather

This material is considered to be highly sustainable and without any toxic chemicals. Besides, the company offers a large variety of colors, thicknesses, and textures.

5 Guys Found A Way To Replace Leather With… Cactus Leather

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Adrian and Marte grow their cactus in a ranch which is located in the state of Zacatecas.

6 Guys Found A Way To Replace Leather With… Cactus Leather

First of all, they find and cut mature leaves of the plant, clean it, mash it, then dry it under the sun for three days, after that they proceed to process it so the material can later become a part of their patented vegan leather formula.

7 Guys Found A Way To Replace Leather With… Cactus Leather

ne of the best things about this vegan material is that it looks and feels exactly like real leather. It’s elastic, breathable, and highly customizable. Anything, that can be made out of classic leather can also be made out of the “Desserto” vegan leather.

8 Guys Found A Way To Replace Leather With… Cactus Leather
9 Guys Found A Way To Replace Leather With… Cactus Leather
10 Guys Found A Way To Replace Leather With… Cactus Leather


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Mattie 8 month s ago
PETP (People for the Ethical Treatment of Plant's" said they plan on protesting this barbaric practice all in the name of fashion
       
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Ez 8 month s ago
@PETP

AWESOME!!! dance3
       
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Tony 8 month s ago
27 clapping
       
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Sally 8 month s ago
most of the things that we get from china are made of dog leather.
saw a video of dogs getting delivered into a leather factory.
       
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Emil 8 month s ago
Sally,
I saw Terminator 4 last night.
       
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Joey 8 month s ago
Sally,
Some preferably red shoes of certain people are made out of human skin.
       
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Ambrose 8 month s ago
So now what do we do with all of this cow hide?
       
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Simon 8 month s ago
Who wants their car interior or leather motorcycle jacket to smell like a cactus?
Wait, I’ve never smelled a cactus, what with the prickly spikey things
       
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Vincent 8 month s ago
Simon,

I have. Smells like chicken.
       
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Eben 8 month s ago
lets go over to fuel from seaweed and why its supressed....
       
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Jimmie 8 month s ago
Eben,

or hydrogen,...
       
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