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This company is using plants to make handbags, shoes and clothes

Durable material made from natural polymers is being used in handbags, clothing, footwear and car interiors. Image: NFW

Victoria Masterson
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Illinois startup Natural Fiber Welding (NFW) uses plants to develop sustainable materials and yarns, including its plastic-free plant leather, MIRUM. Image: NFW
Using natural molecular bonding to strengthen recycled cotton, NFW has created its own branded fabric, CLARUS.
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Making clothes, shoes, furniture and auto interiors from plants is the future, says company says NFW CEO and founder Dr Luke Haverhals. Image: NFW
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