From the Earth To the Earth

Pela™ is a biodegradable consumer product line made with Flaxstic™.

Flaxstic™ is a plastic alternative created by Open Mind Developments (OMD).  Flaxstic™ is a proprietary biocomposite material comprised of bio resin and flax straw components.  The bio resin is certified to compostable standards ASTM D6400 and EN 13432. When consistently exposed to a composting environment Flaxstic™ fully breaks down into organic compounds in a matter of months.

The Pela Name

The word ‘pela’ loosely translates to ‘peel’ in Spanish. The idea is that the apple peel protects the apple fruit, then it naturally biodegrades and becomes compost at the end of its life, like how the Pela Case protects the Apple iPhone and biodegrades at the end of its life.

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The Pela Case


The Pela Case is OMD’s first consumer product created under the Pela™ brand. The Pela Case is proudly made in Canada from plant-based bioplastic, it is biodegradable, BPA-free, and non-toxic. Our ‘eco-packaging’ is made of 100% post-consumer recycled paperboard. Flax crop fibres give each Pela Case a unique eco-friendly look.




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