Ambatalia designs and manufactures modern ecological textiles to support a non-disposable life.
Molly de Vries, the creative force behind Ambatalia, aims to facilitate a considered way of living that eliminates the unnecessary waste of single-use products. Crafted from lovely, natural, and sustainable materials, all textiles are proudly made in the San Francisco Bay area. Ambatalia helps us simplify and find pleasure in our daily rituals. - Heidi Swanson
We are so happy that you found us and hope that your visit here inspires you to move towards a non-disposable life- style. We believe every choice we make in our day to day life can make a big difference in the world we live. Our mission at Ambatalia is to bring awareness and simple solutions to the harmful and wasteful single-use disposables that go along with buying food and other daily necessities, It’s not just about plastics but moving towards less waste and more caring about how our daily choices do not just affect ourselves but the whole world. From what products we buy to how we do our laundry, there are endless ways we can simplify our lives while being a part of the solution. This lifestyle is not only beautiful and less complicated but it also becomes a healthier and more economical way to live.
Around the world, plastic pollution has become a growing plague, clogging our waterways, damaging marine ecosystems, and entering the marine food web. Much of the plastic trash we generate on land flows into our oceans through storm drains and watersheds. It falls from garbage and container trucks, spills out of trashcans, or is tossed carelessly. Please visit 5 gyres to learn more.
The spirit of Ambatalia started in Mill Valley in 2004 believed to be the one and only brick and mortar fabric store solely focusing on cultural and environmentally sustainable textiles. Ambatalia eventually turning into a textile goods company keeping the environment being the focus. Molly de Vries is living her passion and takes pride in her work. She loves going to work everyday creating. We hope you feel that passion every time you use something that we make.