Chi Ri-Cerca Trova: American Supply

New appointment with the Leather&Luxury column, a journey in search of innovative materials, techniques and processes, undertaken with the designer Bettina Grampa.


50% paper, 50% cellulose. 100% innovative

Paper-Jeans is the innovative material from American Supply.

A material similar to paper, completely recycled and made with denim fabric fibers and post-consumer paper pulp. This is Paper-Jeans, a material developed by the company American Supply, is available in two different weights, 120 g/m² and 350 g/m², and the sheet size is 720 mm x 1020 mm.

Paper-Jeans is part of the eco line, on which the company has been investing for some time. The exact composition of the material is 50% recycled denim and 50% wood-free FSC certified cellulose. The color is light blue like washed out denim, while the texture is soft and fibrous.



Compote, the artisanal bioplastic

American Supply has developed a totally biodegradable material

Compote, a material developed by the company American Supply, is really environmentally friendly. It is a bioplastic composed of 100% Polylactic Acid (PLA) of vegetable origin and colored with vegetable dyes. It is therefore a natural and biodegradable product.

It is sold in plate format of various sizes and is available in different thicknesses and colors. As a material to craftsmanship is not kept in stock and the availability of colors and thicknesses depends on production. 



Re-Leather, the eco-friendly alternative to traditional leather

American Supply's material is made from processing waste and natural latex

An eco-friendly alternative to traditional leather. The idea comes from the company American Supply with Re-Leather, a 100% natural and environmentally friendly material made from scraps produced in the first phase of leather preparation and natural latex.

This eco-innovative solution is the result of the study on sustainable, recyclable, recycled and eco-conceived materials that American Supply carries out. Re-Leather is totally natural and its composition is more than 50% waste product, which makes the material both recycled and extremely sustainable.

Re-Leather is available in a variety of shades and finishes, with thicknesses ranging from 0.3 mm to 3 mm, in sheet or roll format with a width of 150 cm. The hand feel is soft, with good elasticity and durability: this makes it suitable for use in fashion, accessories, furniture, packaging and all merchandising.

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