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Yoga Mat | Natural Cork/Rubber

Yoga Mat | Natural Cork/Rubber

Regular price $69.95 USD
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Assessment as of: January 2024

  • 100% Natural
  • 100% Recycle
  • 100% ECO Friendly

Made from 100% Natural Portugal Oak Cork with Rubber bottom this pmat is naturally Safe, Free of PVC, TPE, Chemicals/Plastics. 


Superior Grip when moist from sweat. Perfect for any Active/Hot Yoga, Ashtanga, Bikram as well as Pilates, Meditation and all forms of Floor, Stretching and Fitness Exercise practices. No Towel on top of mat needed. The wetter the mat gets the better the grip. Natural Traction.


Extra Long 73" and 24 1/2" wide. 5mm Thick for comfort and safety. No bunching or movement of your mat while flowing thru your practice. The high density and thickness creates a safe, stable grip during your practice.


Soft, Chip resistant, Anti-Static, Breathable and easy to clean. Perfect for beginners as well as the most advanced Yogis

Color: Cork
Brand: AURORAE
Material: CorkTop/Rubber Bottom
Product Care Instructions: Hand Wash Only
Product Dimensions: 72"L x 24"W x 1"Th
Item Weight: 7.5 Pounds

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ASSESSMENT AS OF: JANUARY 2024

HOW TO GET STARTED

  1. When your current yoga mat reaches the end of its life, consider replacing it with this cork and natural rubber yoga mat
  2. Uses diluted vinegar or simple Castille soap and hot water to periodically clean - lay open to dry
  3. Completely biodegradable at end of life

EMBRACE

  1. Can be used for years if properly cared for
  2. Uses sustainable cork from Portugal and natural latex rubber tapped from trees
  3. Will not emit microplastics. Biodegradable


AVOID PRODUCT TYPE

Plastic Foam Yoga Mat


AVOID

  1. Yoga mats will eventually wear out. Avoiding unnecessary plastic foam when possible is advisable.
  2. When disposed of they won't be recycled and will end up in a landfill
  3. Once in the landfill, these scrapers will emit microplastics


Noteworthy Product Attributes

The perfect combination of natural materials - natural latex foam for cushioning and cork for an ideal surface

Overall Sustainability Score - 76 / 100

Score Breakdown

Manufacturing (Score - 5/10) - Not made close to the target market

Distribution (Score - 5/10) - Not made close to the target market

Cost (Score - 7/10) - Costs about 2X as conventional plastic foam yoga mats

Packaging (Score - 6/10) -  Is wrapped in a plastic bag

Effectiveness (Score - 10/10) - Effective as a yoga mat in terms of thickness and size.

Lifespan (Score - 8/10) - Will likely last several years with proper care

Fun (Score - 10/10) - Ideal size for a yoga mat, and has generous thickness. Feels smooth and not harsh when used. Cork keeps the sweat from welling on a mat.

Relevance (Score - 10/10) -  Designed as a yoga mat

Disposal (Score - 10/10) -  Completely biodegradable

Recycling (Score - 5/10) - Cannot be recycled in most municipal facilities