Rattan is a fast growing and renewable resource that requires no pesticides or fertilisers. In forests where rattan grows, its economic value can help protect forest land, by providing an alternative to loggers who forgo timber logging and harvest rattan cane instead. Rattan is much easier to harvest and transport, requires simpler tools and grows much faster than most tropical wood.
Byron Bay Hanging Chairs are made by artisans and supported by fair trade practices. This was an important element when deciding on the production of the hanging chairs.