small cork backpack
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This vegan and stylish round backpack made of cork is small and handy. It impresses with its unique cork surface. Cork fabric is soft, durable and robust. Each bag is unique thanks to the beautiful cork structure. Size: 25 cm x 22 cm x 10 cm Material: cork - light, soft and waterproof Made in Portugal Closure: Zipper (YKK) Care instructions: apply a little soap and water to a soft cloth or sponge and wash off the material 100% Vegan - Certified PETA approved Vegan The lightweight cork bags are made from sustainable cork from Portugal and are also waterproof. The cork used consists of cork leaves with textile reinforcement. All products are made from sustainable cork in Portugal under fair conditions. Cork forest is a natural ecosystem and serves as a place of life and retreat for many animal species. With a share of 54%, Portugal is the largest producer of cork products and offers a wide range of jobs for the population through this natural product. Short production routes, long service life: The cork oak has a variety of properties that provide this special raw material for cork bags. Around 100-200 kg of cork can be obtained over the life of the tree, as the bark can be harvested without the tree dying. This is probably the only tree in the world whose bark can be found for a period of 9-11 years Vegan Cork is a natural material obtained from the bark of the cork oak, which is mainly found in Mediterranean and Iberian areas. So no additional resources are needed to grow cork. Cork can be hand-picked every six to nine years and retains the unique structure of the bark. By harvesting the bark, the oak can absorb approx. 30% more carbon and at the same time release more oxygen.