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Puerto Rico company turns sargassum into vegan leather and cosmetics

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - To have a cleaner and less polluted environment, the U.S. company C-Combinator, with a laboratory in Puerto Rico, converts the sargassum (gulfweed) that reaches the east southeast coast of the island into vegan leather and cosmetics.

Venezuelan Taili Thula is one of the leading researchers working at C-Combinator with the collected sargassum and processing it to create vegan leather for the fashion and textile industry and a moisturizer for the vegan cosmetics industry that seeks to decrease toxic elements in its products.

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