1% for the planet Member
1% for the Planet is a global movement inspiring businesses and individuals to support environmental solutions through annual membership and everyday actions. We donate 1% of our sales to non profit organizations that work to educate and inform communities on sustainable eating and living.
Every year 5 trillion plastic bags are consumed worldwide
Aplat uses origami design principles to make 100% organic cotton, reusable totes with zero waste and zero hardware.
10 million tons of textile waste end up in landfills each year
All Aplat denim totes are made from post-production surplus denim salvaging unused textiles and the natural resources spent to produce them.
1.3 billion tons of trash is generated globally every year
Aplat products are made to last. Utilizing straps sewn in load-bearing areas and reinforced with bartack stitches.
Giving to Our Community
We donate to nonprofit organizations supporting the environment and services for local communities.
Alameda County Community Food Bank
The Alameda County Community Food Bank distributes millions of healthy meals every year, and are on the forefront of new approaches to ending hunger and poverty.
The Edible Schoolyard Project
The mission of the Edible Schoolyard Project is to build and share a national edible education curriculum for pre-kindergarten through high school.
Good Food Awards
The Good Food Awards celebrates food that is authentic and responsibly produced in categories such as beer, chocolate, cheese, pickles and more. This year Aplat founder, Shujan, was a honored judge of the honey category.
We support our community by sourcing materials and manufacturing locally.
We are always looking for communities and non profits to support and partner with. Please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.