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Large laundry basket with lid Ø54 cm AMAN made of water hyacinth - woven storage basket

Large laundry basket with lid Ø54 cm AMAN made of water hyacinth - woven storage basket

Regular price €169,00 EUR
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• 54 cm diameter, 55 cm high
• Made from robust, sustainable water hyacinth
• Perfect as a laundry basket with practical handles and lid
• plastic-free packaging
• 100% handmade and fair trade

You can store the whole family's laundry out of sight in the huge Aman laundry basket. The round basket is woven from highly robust water hyacinth, which can withstand every challenge around the household, no matter how difficult. It has two practical handles that help carry the basket. The material is not chemically treated and gets its rich, warm color from drying under the tropical Indonesian sun. The basket spreads a cozy, rustic charm in the bathroom or bedroom.

The matching removable lid is included so that the basket can be closed easily.

Mass weight:
Height x diameter: 55x54 cm
Weight: 7.20kg

SOEJI products are artfully crafted unique pieces. Due to hand manufacturing and natural variations in materials, they may vary slightly in size, color and shape.

Main material: water hyacinth

Water hyacinth is a tropical aquatic plant that grows along rivers and lakes. It actually comes from South America, but was also introduced to Southeast Asia. There it is considered a weed because it reproduces incredibly quickly and can cover entire bodies of water with a carpet of leaves. The resulting lack of light and oxygen causes all underwater life to die, which is why the plants have to be removed regularly. To prepare the plants for further processing, the leaves are cut off and the thick stems are dried in the sun for three to seven days. The result is an abundant, sustainable raw material for many basketry products.

This basket is handmade in Java, Indonesia.
When selecting local producers, Soeji attaches great importance to fair pay and good working conditions. In the factories where they source their goods, they only work with adult and experienced artisans. No harmful chemicals are used in the manufacturing process. Since all work steps are carried out by hand, the production process causes hardly any greenhouse gas emissions. Soeji ensures all of this through regular on-site visits and permanent personal contact with the companies.
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