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Which Vegan Wallet is best for you?

This guide intends to help you choose your new vegan wallet, making sure that it suits you, taking into account your daily habits. All the models below are made of natural cork and are all RFID blocking wallets, so let's focus on their features to see which one will suit you best. The main criteria we are looking at are the following: If you are using cards only and rarely need to carry banknotes or coins. If you need to carry cards, few banknotes, your ID / Driving License, and occasionally few coins while the size of the wallet matters to you. If you need to carry cards, many bank notes, but coins are not too important. If you need it...

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Why a Vegan Wallet RFID Blocking?

When we first decided to design vegan wallets made of cork fabric, we obviously came across the topic of the known RFID blocking feature. Do we want our vegan wallets to be RFID blocking? We’ve therefore made some searches about this subject to decide whether or not we will add this protection in our wallets. What is RFID? RFID stands for Radio Frequency IDentification. According to Wikipedia, “RFID uses electromagnetic fields to automatically identify and track tags attached to objects. The tags contain electronically stored information. Passive tags collect energy from a nearby RFID reader's interrogating radio waves. Unlike a barcode, the tag need not be within the line of sight of the reader, so it may be embedded in...

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The end of the coin?

Video highlights00:20 - The struggle of the coin pocket00:35 - New designs for FRiLuk wallets: vegan card holders and vegan money clip wallet01:15 - UK and US, how many coins are in circulation?02:00 - Coins produced in the US per year02:45 - People looking for wallets with coin pocket03:25 - Cash is still our preferred payment method03:55 - Following the trend04:28 - Debit cards will take over from cash04:45 - The minimalism trend05:08 - People looking for small wallets, minimalist wallets05:30 - Predictions for 2021 / 202506:22 - The end of the coin?   Video Transcript Hi guys, Laurent Bleu from FRiLuk, in today's video I wanted to share with you a little struggle we have at the moment.You see...

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Some Vegan Leathers are Better than Others

For those who ignore the details, all types of vegan leather represent a big improvement in the restless fight to save the environment. But, why people are inclined to think that? When we hear “vegan wallet”, it’s easy to think that we are talking about an eco-friendly product. Truth be told, the truth is quite disturbing. The term “vegan leather” includes multiple types of leathers which are very different from each other. This means that some vegan leathers are significantly better than others available in the market, especially when used in the fashion industry. What Is Vegan Leather? Vegan leather is a term that comprises multiple materials that represent the alternative to traditional leather, the one made of animal hide....

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Why Renewable does not mean Sustainable

  Video Highlights00:23 - Definition of renewable00:36 - Definition of sustainable01:00 - Analogy with energies and why they are renewable01:25 - Why renewable does not necessarily mean sustainable?01:30 - Environmental Sustainability02:05 - Social Sustainability02:35 - Economic Sustainability04:10 - Is there a resource which is 100% sustainable?04:22 - What we can do, as consumers Video Transcript Hi guys, Laurent Bleu from FRiLuk. In today's video, I want to talk about the difference between sustainable and renewable. I've been asked many times, in my view, what are the differences between the two; there is obviously an overlap between what is renewable and sustainable, but let's look at the differences which are, in my view, the most important.If we take RENEWABLE, it means...

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