The Vibrant. Upcycled Tote Bag
These plastic bags are a perfect example of blending traditional art forms with modern day usage. Although hand weaving techniques are very common in India, weaving recycled plastic bags instead of yarn is a new, sustainable approach. Because these lightweight bags are durable and spacious, they are great for everyday use, heading to the beach or carrying books and electronic devices. Expect slight color variations due to recycled nature of the bag.
Measurements: 14.5" L, 16" W
Materials: upcycled plastic bags, cotton*Due to the artisanal nature of this product, color and size may vary.
THE STORY BEHIND THE PRODUCT
Artisan Organization: Matr Boomie
Matr Boomie is a wholesale fair trade collection from India that marries modern design sensibility with inspiring traditional art forms, bringing people and cultures closer together.
They began in 2006 with the mission of creating opportunities for women and minorities to realize their creative, economic and leadership potential. Since then they have grown their network to empower 20,000 artisans in 40 partner communities throughout India. Their passion has enabled them to build a credible force in the Fair Trade market while making critical differences in the lives of partner artisans, their families and communities.