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Exploring circular and sustainable design with Balena’s CPO, Yael Joyce Vantu.

Exploring circular and sustainable design with ...

Circular and sustainable design are becoming increasingly important as the world seeks to address the environmental challenges posed by our current “take-make-waste” linear economy. In this blog post, we chat...

Circular and sustainable design are becoming increasingly important as the world seeks to address the environmental challenges posed by our current “take-make-waste” linear economy. In this blog post, we chat with Balena’s CPO (Chief Product Officer), Yael Joyce Vantu, a trailblazer in the field of circular and sustainable fashion design, to learn more about her journey, her vision for the future and how her work at Balena is helping to pave [...]

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From Recycling to BioCycling

From Recycling to BioCycling

In the fashion industry, a circular economy prioritises the use of durable and sustainable materials in the creation of garments, focusing on managing the end-of-life status through methods such as...

In the fashion industry, a circular economy prioritises the use of durable and sustainable materials in the creation of garments, focusing on managing the end-of-life status through methods such as recycling and BioCycling (biological recycling). In this blog post, we will delve deeper into the distinctions between these processes, the end-products they produce and what steps need to be taken to move us towards a more circular and sustainable future.  What [...]

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Taking Responsibility For a Product’s End of Life

Taking Responsibility For a Product’s End of Life

Waste in the fashion industry is an increasing concern for all, with an estimated 11.3 million tons of fashion garments, in the US alone, every year. In this blog post,...

Waste in the fashion industry is an increasing concern for all, with an estimated 11.3 million tons of fashion garments, in the US alone, every year. In this blog post, we are going to dive into understanding how widespread waste in the fashion industry really is, what the solution for this waste is and how Balena is helping fashion brands pave the way for a more sustainable, circular future A closer [...]

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BioCir Slides: The Full Story

BioCir Slides: The Full Story

Setting the standard for compostable and biodegradable plastics for a cleaner planet, we  have  created BioCir™, the first durable, flexible, and comfortable alternative to plastics in the fashion industry. In...

Setting the standard for compostable and biodegradable plastics for a cleaner planet, we  have  created BioCir™, the first durable, flexible, and comfortable alternative to plastics in the fashion industry. In order to prove the full, circular model of products made from our BioCir™ material, Balena developed the BioCir™ Slides. The first product made entirely of BioCir™, designed and manufactured in Italy and launched and quickly sold out in Tel Aviv in [...]

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Meet David Roubach, Balena Founder & CEO

Meet David Roubach, Balena Founder & CEO

2022 was a big year for Balena, as we shared our vision for a more prosperous and sustainable future with the world through the launch of our BioCir material. The...

2022 was a big year for Balena, as we shared our vision for a more prosperous and sustainable future with the world through the launch of our BioCir material. The first fully flexible and compostable thermoplastic in the world. Sustainability entrepreneur, Founder and CEO, David Roubach shared some insight into where the Balena journey all began, circularity, and what's in store for the company's future.  Can you share some background into [...]

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Introducing BioCir™, a Game-changer in the Circular Economy

Introducing BioCir™, a Game-changer in the Circ...

Creating a system in which all materials circulate at their highest value requires us to step back and relook at the entire concept of waste. Reducing emissions, minimizing the consumption...

Creating a system in which all materials circulate at their highest value requires us to step back and relook at the entire concept of waste. Reducing emissions, minimizing the consumption of non-renewable resources and reducing waste generation highlights the importance of circularity, helping us achieve a more transparent and sustainable planet.  At Balena, this is what our commitment to the circular economy is focused on, the design and development of new [...]

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