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ELZBAG - sustainable textiles made of hemp

ELZBAG - sustainable textiles made of hemp

With your support we want to create HEMP accessories and linen. 100% sustainable - 100% vegan - 100% organic

Berlin Fashion
Elisabeth Thamm
Elisabeth Thamm
494 €
18,000 € Funding goal
9 days
 ELZBAG - sustainable textiles made of hemp


Funding period 06.09.2016 00:19 Uhr - 07.10.2016 23:59 Uhr
Realisation period December 2016 - February 2017
Funding goal 18,000 €
City Berlin
Category Fashion
After searching for a long time ELZBAG found the ecological, beautiful and most traditional fabric - HEMP - and wants to produce gymbags, little bags and linen out of it. Since there is no value chain for hemp fabrics in Germany we will need to buy these fabrics in neighbouring countries. Every single product will be crafted in Berlin though.

What is this project all about?

With your help we want to promote the production and usage of hemp and show its positive characteristics with our first own products.

... used for clothes, building and paper about 5000 years ago

... solide, long-lasting, tear-resistent, durable
... breathable
... 100% biological & vegan

Ecological growing
... no use of harmful chemical products or pesticides

Sustainable chic
... modern designs without typical "eco-feel"
... natural dyes

What is the project goal and who is the project for?

Our aims are
... to help our environment,
... to reduce water intensive production processes
... to extend the range of natural accessories and products stylishly and in high quality

Organic by nature hemp is particularly suitable for allergy sufferers and people with skin conditions.

Also everyone who wants to help our nature and use beautiful sustainable products at the same time may support ELZBAG though :-)

Why would you support this project?

It's time to show people that the production of currently most used fabrics as cotton harms our nature and that hemp has great potential to becoming THE textile raw material.
The aim is, with your support, to make hemp an everyday material in Germany and give it a place in the textile sector.

How will we use the money if the project is successfully funded? 

0,50 Euro of every donation go straight to a charitable foundation supporting the preservation of our planet.
In the course of the campaign you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite foundation on facebook.com/elzbag :-)

The rest of the money will be used for the following:

  • purchase of the minimum order of fabrics in the near EU countries
  • creating jobs (sewer, marketing/business or finance)
  • rent of a working area for the first months (office or coworking space)
  • production of your rewards and future products
  • PR & Marketing

Who are the people behind the project?

In the moment it's me, Elisabeth, standing behind the project ELZBAG. I would love to connect to others interested in this project and realizing their passion.
It's a personal matter for me to save our environment and find additional alternative raw materials for our lives - even with little steps.

Last but not least I want to thank the following persons for giving me feedback on this project and supporting me:

  • my boyfriend and my family
  • my girls ;-)
  • everyone else I can't thank in person
  • ELZBAGs Facebook Fans

Furthermore thanks to Lisa Loriene Richter for creating the pitch video for me!

Legal notice
Elisabeth Thamm
Gutenbergstraße 32
12557 Berlin Deutschland

Steuernummer: 36/557/01103

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