Sun Brelli Umbrella



The sunBRELLI grey is the brilliant, cool, forward-thinking partner of the greatly successful original BRELLI.  Not just a conventional umbrella and not just a sun parasol, this beautiful creation is all of the above.  Providing rain protection, wind resistance, and offering 99% UVA/UVB sun protection. 

The sunBRELLI is made using sustainably harvested, renewable bamboo, organic cotton, and biodegradable biofilm.  Comes with organic cotton carry case. 

Three (3) Sizes:
 - Brief is a 28" canopy and 14" length - fits inside a backpack or tote!
 - Small is a 37" canopy and 25.5" length
 - Medium is a 45" canopy and 29" length
All Brellis comes with an organic cotton carry case.  It's beautiful, functional and, of course, environmentally responsible.
Key Features and Benefit:
 - 100% Biodegradable
 - Grey Canopy offering 99% UVA/UVB sun protection
 - Handmade and Fair Trade in Thailand
 - Made with renewable, sustainable, organic resources
 - 40MPH wind resistant (see our return policy)
 - Winner - Material Vision Design Plus award, 2009
 - Nominated for the Design award of the Federal Republic of Germany, 2011
The BRELLI is made to be very durable in wind, rain, and sun, yet it is lightweight and easy to carry with its own handy carrying case made of natural, organic cotton.  The frame is made of bamboo, a renewable resource and a very strong material that gives the BRELLI it's strength.  The canopy is made from our own eco-plastic that is soft, strong, and 100% biodegradable once it is disposed of in landfill or compost.  This canopy offers superior protection from the elements and is a bright and brilliant evolutionary leap forward from the dark, damp nylon umbrellas.  Unlike conventional umbrellas it withstands heavy downpours and high winds and because the canopy is plastic, it dries more quickly.  It is the ultimate high-fashion accessory that is still green.
A lighter footprint - We designed and built the BRELLI so that even in landfill environments, a discarded BRELLI will completely biodegrade in less than five years.....this is only a tiny fraction of the time it takes for a conventional umbrella to biodegrade (estimates range from 40 -80 years for the canopy).  We don't have any formal data on how long it takes conventional umbrellas with a metal frame to completely biodegrade because they take so many years.  We worked diligently to create and use materials that, during their biodegration process, release only harmless gases.  The gas released by each discarded BRELLI in a conditional landfill can be harvested to generate enough electricity to recoup more than 90% of the energy that was used to create it.

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