Beautiful and spacious tote bag made from recycled materials and covered with traditional Shwe Shwe cotton fabric. The inside is lined with recycled banner and billboard plastic making it not only beautiful but robust and unique too. By owning one of these bags you are making a difference to your world. The Tote bag measures 42cm x 42cm x 13cm. On average this manufacturer diverts about half a ton of plastic materials from landfill per month. The major materials they use are : Recycled PVC, Recycled plastics, Recycled PET, Upcycled PVC (old marketing banners and billboards) . All of the materials are sourced and manufactured in South Africa. They are passionate about recycling and job creation in South Africa. From humble beginnings of 3 people working with their products they have grown and currently provide an income to 11 community project members and 9 micro enterprises. Big Blue is proud to be associated with the EcoSmart Group, Shwe.co.za.
Their mission is to create jobs and reduce waste to landfill, so while you could never tell, the foundation and lining of all of the products are made from up-cycled billboards, tents and even off cuts from car seat overs! Some of the trims have also been reclaimed from old bags and other goodies.