Filipino brand Coast has created plant-based biodegradable phone cases that can be composted after use to reduce plastic pollution.
The brand came up with the eco-friendly concept to provide Filipinos an alternative to traditional smartphone cases made of plastic materials which contribute daily to the non-biodegradable waste in landfills and oceans.
Bamboo and wheat are the renewable raw materials primarily used by Coast to produce tech cases and accessories that are one hundred percent sustainable to help save the planet.
“We at Coast aim to keep our carbon footprint as low as possible…compared to the production of a normal plastic phone case, we try to avoid usage of oil as much as possible so that the cases can be biodegradable,” the brand wrote.
The locally-made cases of different color variants for gadgets come in reusable Sisal pouches and packaging. According to Coast, customers can add the used phone cases to their own compost bins or have them returned to the company so they can be composted.
Coast also helps fund reforestation projects in the Philippines and has been able to plant 350 trees in the tropical rainforests of Mindanao Island during the first month of their launch this year. With every case sold, the group pledges to plant a tree in partnership with Vermont non-profit One Tree Planted.
In response to the recent typhoon, the group is currently giving a portion of their sales to victims from storm-ravaged areas in the country. Coast is encouraging help for Filipinos affected by massive flooding through their donation drive here.
You can buy the Filipino-made 100% biodegradable tech cases on https://coastph.com/
Filipinos are advocating for environmental sustainability amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Palawan’s AraPilak launched a clothing line made from flour sack fabric or ‘katsa’ while local artists Bohol native Pedro Angco Jr. and OFW architect Rowel Naanep are creating colorful artwork fashioned from recycled materials in a bid to reduce plastic waste.
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