Litmus Test #3: Is our product organic and in keeping with good stewardship of our environment?

We strive to make the majority of our product materials from organic matter. This includes leathers, hardwoods, recyclable shipping, and simplified packaging material.

Stewardship is the careful and responsible management of something entrusted to one's care. We believe that being inhabitants of planet earth means taking care of this amazing planet we’ve been given. This includes utilizing materials not designed to wear out but endure for decades. The fewer landfills filled with cheap technology accessories, the better. We work with an award-winning tannery in Leon, Mexico. LeFarc has won numerous awards for its environmental stewardship in producing durable, high-quality leather.

Here is a review of LeFarc and its sustainable practices. -  Spring, 2022

(We admit the journalist being from Australia can make LeFarc pronunciation get a bit tricky ;P)


When designing a product, we are looking for something other than a one or two-year lifespan. We are looking at creating something that will last for decades. You’ll notice these design decisions from the hand-pounded rivets that ensure a strong carry handle to the quality of stitching and textile used within our leather products.

This design ethos at Pad & Quill benefits the customer who invested in our product and the planet.


Mr. PQ