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SUSTAINABILITY

Sustainable, vegan

leather alternatives

Genuine sustainability

NUVI Releaf crafts materials that meet the highest sustainability standards. From social responsibility to environmental protection, we work exclusively with partners that respect nature, humans and traditional craftsmanship.

Plastic-free

(no PU or PVC)

Sustainability certified suppliers 

No heavy metals or chemicals

Oeko-Tex 100

(coming soon)

Estimated CO2 reduction of 90% 

Made from upcycled materials

Made in Germany 

Biodegradable

EU-sourced raw materials

Vegan and cruelty-free (PETA-certified)

 The Vision

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Derived from abundant plant-based resources, NUVI Releaf reduces carbon emissions by 90% compared to traditional leather production.* It’s also completely biodegradable, further making it a sustainable alternative to leather and current synthetic surrogates.

 *IKK Life Cycle Assessment, University of Hanover, 2020

View our GWP Carbon Footprint Score issued by IKK Hanover (Institute of Plastics and Circular Economy). You'll be glad you did! 

Next-gen leather alternatives you can feel good about

"Today’s global fashion is one of the largest drivers of global warming. ​It’s time for that to change."

Producing leather and faux leather in the age of fast fashion continues to have a devastating effect on our planet, including the needless slaughter of millions of animals, pollution from chemicals, dyes and heavy metals, and unnecessary plastic waste. We must change the way we produce textiles in order to preserve our planet.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Does NUVI releaf contain plastic?

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Does NUVI releaf contain plastic?

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Releaf material contains no plastics. That means no PU, PVC or bioplastics of any kind.. period.

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Where is NUVI material produced?

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Where is NUVI material produced?

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NUVI Releaf material is entirely produced in Germany and all raw materials are EU sourced - ensuring a reliable, transparent and carbon friendly supply chain.

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What is the carbon footprint of NUVI Releaf?

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What is the carbon footprint of NUVI Releaf?

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The IKK Institute at the University of Hanover has estimated that NUVI Releaf offers a 90% reduction in carbon emissions compared to genuine (and synthetic) leather. To view our complete, in-depth Life Cycle Report, please get in touch!

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What kind of sustainability certifications can NUVI provide?

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What kind of sustainability certifications can NUVI provide?

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From Cradle-to-Cradle dye, Oeko-Tex certified flax and PETA certified material, NUVI offers a range of sustainability documentation to back its claims.

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