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DO: Plastic Free Cambodia

Plastic Free July was an amazing movement that included millions participants worldwide, including us at Friends ‘N’ Stuff. From our sourcing methods to our use of upcycled materials, we’re deeply committed to encouraging people to become more aware of their plastic use and creating a cleaner, greener world for generations to come! As we say goodbye to July, we wanted to highlight a few ways to stay #plasticfree in the months to come! BAMBOO STRAWS ​​​Our exciting, long-lasting bamboo straws are a great substitute for plastic straws. These bamboo straws are 100% natural and sourced locally in Siem Reap. Each straw is good for up to 30 uses and will biodegrade naturally when thrown away – this greatly reduces your...

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MEET: Mr. Sam Art

Friends 'n' Stuff champions transparency in the production and supply chain. Let's put a face to the fashion and meet Mr. Sam Art, our lead skills trainer! Could you please introduce yourself? My name is Mr. Sam Art. I have been working at Mith Samlanh* for almost 10 years as a skills trainer. *Mith Samlanh is the local name of the NGO that powers Friends 'n' Stuff. Describe what you do on an average day. In the morning I focus on training the [home-based] parents how to make the Friends ‘n’ Stuff products. I also make samples for the product development team, so I work with the designer’s dimensions from the paper drawings and give feedback. Sometimes I will suggest different...

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