ABOUT ACBC MATERIALS
ACBC is both a direct-to-consumer as well as a Consultancy brand.
SUSTAINABILITY & INNOVATION are the two words that our R&D team have in mind while developing new "responsible" materials with the aim of changing the fashion and footwear industry. ACBC is the first and only B Corp in Italy in the footwear segment and has impacted over a 1MIL products in the last two years thanks to the over 40 partnerships with brands in the Fashion, Sportswear and Athletics system.
ACBC RESPONSIBLE PATENT MATERIAL
Our mission is to change the market and for this reason we have decided to share our Responsible Patent Material.
We believe in developing more responsible products without compromising performance and aesthetics of the product, always having the lowest impact as possible in the environment.
FreeBio™ by ACBC is a family of leather alternative material technologies with responsible inputs derived from recycled polymers, bio-based and mineral fillers.
All products of the FreeBio™ family are animal free. In particular, responsible materials are combined with a PU binder to guarantee performance and, most importantly, durability.
Cactus base is a bio-based alternative to leather with bio-synthesised molecules derived from starch and organic waste powder from cactus mixed with PU and laid on a fabric base.
Used for a production of shoe heel taps, details, accessories.
Applebase is a vegan alternative to leather made with apple food waste from the Tyrol region in north of Italy.
Apple waste acts as a bio-based filler for of the material and reduces the need of traditional fossil materials.
Used for a production of shoe details, accessories.
RePET is derived from post consumer recycled PET bottles. Using recycled polyester means saving a great amount of CO2 Compared to using virgin material and reduces the problem of plastic in landfills and oceans.
GrapeBase is a bio-based material derived from pomace, a vegetable raw material composed of the skins, seeds and stalks of the wine grape cluster.
Used for production of shoe uppers, heel taps, bags, accessories.