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Upcycled Tote Bag with Patchwork Fabric

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Seeking a solution to the tons of plastic waste produced and discarded in Ghana each year, Trashy Bags has built a thriving company around recycling abundant discarded plastic water pouches. Trashy Bags employs 60 full-time workers at their workshop in Accra, Ghana, to collect, wash and transform recycled plastic into reusable totes and other products that are used widely in Ghana and exported for use by eco-conscious citizens worldwide.

This useful tote is made from recycled water sachets and colorful patchwork fabric. The tote can be zipped away and tucked into a bag, car or backpack until needed. A great gift for friends & family!

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each may vary slightly.

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Details

Measurements: [Closed] 9"L x 7"W x 1"T [Extended] 14"L x 8"W x 15"T (to top of bag), 21"T (to top of handles)

Materials: Recycled plastic, fabric, zipper

Country of Origin: Ghana

*Due to the artisanal nature of this product, color and size may vary.

THE STORY BEHIND THE PRODUCT

Artisan Organization: Swahili Modern

Swahili African Modern has been building relationships with African artisans for over 20 years. Founded by Leslie Mittelberg, an avid traveler with a heart for sustainable development & a head for business, Swahili represents thousands of artisans from one of the world's most diverse & enigmatic continents.

Swahili Modern is committed to planing long-term relationships with artisans in order to help Africans advance professionally & personally. They pay fairly and on time, so that artisans get rewarded for their hard work and can provide for their families. They also design products from sustainable or recycled materials and strive to keep our customers in touch with the talented artisans who create the products they love.

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Reviewed by Erin Allen B.
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Beautiful

Love this take anywhere tote. Great size

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Reviewed by Lena Rodriguez A.
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Awesome reusable bags!!

These are just awesome! They are super sturdy and hold a ton of groceries! I’ve had people ask me where I got them! I tried to buy more and they are out of stock, guess I should have kept my mouth shut, lol! Seriously, these bags are great! They fold into a beautiful zippered pouch! Love them!

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Reviewed by Lynn S.
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Trashy bags

Love, love love these bags. Very sturdy. Clever way of recycling.

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Reviewed by Wendy H.
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LOVE

Amazing bags for any need

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