The transformation of a coffee bag

Sylvia Calvo BCN is a sustainable fashion and ethical brand applying circular economy principles. Our main material is Jute from discarded coffee bags, from which we create unique, elegant and original garments so people can feel good and unique wearing clothing with positive environmental and social impact.
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Article
Laptop Cover
Model
Atenea
Material
Cotton / Algodón
Recyclability
None
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Production timeline
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Textile print design
Textile print design

Raquel is a textile designer who develops projects from fibre to final product.

Raquel Figa - LaTaTe  SL.
2020-12-11T13:39Z
by Raquel Figa - LaTaTe SL.
Barcelona

Screen printing with foodwaste based colors

Applying Circular Economy principles in printing process. Brown colour from Coffee grounds waste, and Green colour from leftover indigo blue and coffee chaffs.

2020-12-28T13:09Z
by Adri Yahdiyan
Indonesia
Adri Yahdiyan
Screen printing with foodwaste based colors
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Loading at origin
Loading at origin

Adri Yahdiyan
2021-01-13T13:10Z
by Adri Yahdiyan
Indonesia

Coffee cargo received

As we use as fabric the printed bags to ship coffee, the carbon footprint of shipping the printed fabric is neutralised. www.thissideup.coffee

2021-06-02T12:11Z
by Lennart Clerkx (This Side Up - Coffee Trader)
Amsterdam
Lennart Clerkx (This Side Up - Coffee Trader)
Coffee cargo received
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Empty sack sent
Empty sack sent

www.thissideup.coffee.com
by www.thissideup.coffee.com
Amsterdam

Preparation of cotton empty bags

Before we can re-use the coffee bags and give them a new life, we need to wash and prepare them for the new "journey".

2021-07-15T12:11Z
by Sylvia Calvo
Castelldefels (Barcelona)
Sylvia Calvo
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Cutting and Sewing laptop case

Yolanda Niubó
by Yolanda Niubó
Castelldefels (Barcelona)

Quality Control Laptop Sleeve

by Sylvia & Yolanda
Castelldefels (Barcelona)
Sylvia & Yolanda
Quality Control Laptop Sleeve
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Finished piece
Finished piece

www.sylviacalvobcn.com
by www.sylviacalvobcn.com
Sylvia Calvo BCN Atelier

Adding the QR code

At the end of the process, we add a QR code of Quifactum to our articles. (www.quifactum.com)

2021-12-07T12:14Z
by Sylvia Calvo
Castelldefels (Barcelona)
Sylvia Calvo
Adding the QR code
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Video - SYLVIA CALVO BCN - THIS SIDE UP PROJECT

From waste to Value - Giving a new life, a new journey, to coffee bags.

www.sylviacalvobcn.com
by www.sylviacalvobcn.com
Castelldefels (Barcelona)

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