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olive leaves impact novel material Greek startup
olive leaves impact novel material Greek startup
STORY ABOUT US
The olive tree is directly linked to the history and culture of the Mediterranean people, and especially to Greeks. It is, generally, believed to be the “golden” tree of the Mediterranean basin in contrast to the rest species that thrive in the area.

Unfortunately, the activity of human beings has taken its toll not only on the environment but also on the human race. During production procedure of the olive oil (from the harvest to the oil mills) the olive leaves are considered to be waste. According to research, over 150.000 tons of olive leaves are discarded annually in Greece.

Liofyllo takes advantage of this agricultural waste that derives exclusively from human activity and creates an innovative, eco-friendly material.

This material derives from a great variety of olive leaves and biodegradable and/or bio-based adhesives. It is used by the SCE Liofyllo to manufacture two types of panels. Rule number one for the team is to attain its goals via eco-friendly production and to have green end products. The panels have the potential to be applied to a wide range of products. Until now, Welia panel is used for premium packaging boxes, thereby adding value to green-and not only- products.

In addition, Liofyllo is in perfect harmony with the principles of circular economy. It processes panels that are destroyed during the production and reuses them as raw material to create unique pieces of art.

The products work as special souvenirs, awards, memorabilia, and works of art. They are an alternative form of art, culture, material and ecology.

 

 

 

If you deconstruct Greece, you will in the end see an olive tree, a grapevine, and a boat remain.

That is, with as much, you reconstruct her.

— Odysseas Elytis
UNIQUENESS

Liofyllo is the only company with the right to use the international patent 'Environmentally friendly olive leaf panels'. Every product is customized for those who appreciate green creations, unique to the others in today’s global market.

HIGH ELEGANCE DECO

Liofyllo is inspired by the history of Greek culture where natural beauty dominated; thus its products also feature natural beauty through innovation and cutting-edge technology.

TEAM FEATURES

The Social Cooperative Enterprise Liofyllo was founded in 2018, in Patras. The heterogeneity of the team contributes to the rapid development of the SCE. One of its main pillars is social entrepreneurship. Furthermore, its main objective is the promotion of the Greek culture and the adoption of an eco-conscious mentality.

Vision

The aim of the team is the prompt development of the company in order to create job vacancies, to share its vision all over the world, and to be an inspiration for the next generations.

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