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What is BottleCloth?

BottleCloth is a line of sustainably sourced housewares, including tablecloths, placemats, runners and napkins – made from 100% recycled plastic bottles.

Through a multi-step process, the plastic bottles are made into a thread, which is then woven into a polyester cloth, resulting in a fabric that closely resembles woven cotton.

The end result is a modern-day woven polyester fabric that is highly durable, extremely soft, low maintenance, and spill-resistant.

Why BottleCloth?

BottleCloth’s innovative line of modern, eco-chic table linens blends modern design with cutting edge fabric sourced from recycled plastic bottles for the perfect combination of form and function.

Our tablecloths, placemats, runners & napkins are highly functional, super low-maintenance, spill-resistant and ideal for family gatherings.

Create memorable moments around your table with BottleCloth sustainable linens.

BottleCloth’s Mission

At BottleCloth, every decision we make is by guided by our belief in 4 core principles:
1. Sustainability
2. Utility
3. Modern Design
4. Celebrate Everyday

Sustainability
Using fabric made from recycled plastic bottles and transforming them into table coverings is an essential part of BottleCloth’s eco-mindful mission.

Our goal is to never create a product from virgin stock. Everything we create is sourced from existing materials. Recycled plastic bottles are our current chosen material, utilizing a source that would otherwise pollute oceans and landfills.

Utility
The fiber that is born from the recycling process produces products that are highly durable, easy to maintain and easy to use.

Every BottleCloth product is spill resistant and is easily spot cleaned. For deeper cleaning, machine wash and dry. Your BottleCloth product won’t fade or lose integrity.

Modern Design
As durable and easy to maintain as our products are, it’s just as important (if not moreso) that they look great and match your lifestyle.

We strive to create colors and patterns that are both practical and aesthetically eye catching.

Our mission is to enhance daily life by bringing art into your home and onto your table, elevating the mood of every occassion.

BottleCloth’s debut Inspiration Collection is a compilation of fluid brushstrokes representing freedom of movement, bold colors and contemporary geometric shapes (infusing a bit of humor and a modern spin on traditional gingham designs). Brenda’s modern interpretation of tabletop chic can be seen in every detailed BottleCloth table covering.

“To put something on the table that is artistic and interesting will enhance the atmosphere and conversation around the table.” – Brenda.

Celebrate Everyday
Protecting the environment, creating value for your purchase and clean aesthetics are definitely core values. But above all else, what matters most is the time we all share together with friends and family around the table, sharing our experiences and dreams for a full life. If we can provide a backdrop that elevates that shared experience, then we have fulfilled on our potential.

Who is BottleCloth?

Brenda Sacks has always enjoyed a passion for contemporary design and modern art. She spent many years working in the garment industry in Los Angeles as an apparel designer and manufacturer dreaming up designs and seeing them come to life. After a successful career in the garment business Brenda moved to La Jolla, California to pursue a more peaceful Southern California lifestyle.

Concerned with the worldwide accumulation of plastic waste, Brenda saw reusable bags being used in supermarkets while on a trip to Australia in 2004. She immediately had a vision of bringing the idea to the States. A year later, together with her brother and son, she co-founded The Earthwise Bag Company. Today Earthwise Bag Company is a premier supplier of reusable grocery bags in the US (and abroad).

This theme prevailed as Brenda became frustrated at the lack of high-quality, eco-friendly, contemporary, and stylish table coverings that were also easy to use and care for (i.e. and would still look new after multiple washes!). After an extensive global search, she landed on 100% recycled woven fabric.

This wash-and-go, sustainable textile was exactly the canvas she had been searching for to bring her designs to life. Brenda can be found daily in her studio using a variety of large brushes, inks and paints, working on designs that may ultimately form part of the table coverings line.