RPF (aka Recycled PET Fiber) Naoron paper is a leathery, soft and flexible textile derived from wood pulp and polyolefin. It does not emit noxious fumes when burned. This special paper is created using the washi-suki paper manufacturing method. to make it, recycled polyester fibers from both used plastic bottles, and textile products are used. It has the distinctive texture of paper yet does not tear easily and is highly water-resistant. RPF Naoron also does not emit noxious fumes when burned. ONAO CO.,LTD. (established in 1974) is the maker of this cool Japanese material and has teamed up with industrial designer, Naoto Fukasawa to create the SIWA series, consisting of bags, slippers, hats, and more!
Naoto Fukasawa “siwa” collection: