The Clear BRELLI is the World's first 100% biodegradable umbrella and is also considered to be one of the most stylish. Chic, Fun, Functional, Biodegradable and Very Cool !
Our Clear BRELLI provides superior protection from the rain, sun (blocks 99% of UVA/UVB/UVC rays) and withstands winds up to 40 mph. All handmade using sustainable and renewable bamboo, organic cotton and biodegradable biofilm. The BRELLI is designed to be strong enough to withstand moderate wind gusts, yet it is incredibly lightweight and easy to carry. It comes with a custom carrying case for easy handling with style.
Five (5) sizes:
- Brief is a 28" canopy and 14" length - fits inside a backpack or tote!
- Extra Small is a 35" canopy and 24" length - Weight: 10 ounces - a perfect children's size
- Small is a 37" canopy and 25.5" length
- Medium is a 45" canopy and 29" length
- Large is a 52" canopy and 34" length
Key Features and Benefit:
- 100% Biodegradable
- Clear Canopy
- Handmade 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 fram 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.