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Trashy Bags™ Recycled Foldable Grocery Bags

Swahili Modern


  • These useful totes have been repurposed and handcrafted from discarded plastic water sachets in Accra, Ghana by the company known as Trashy Bags.

    When folded and zipped up, this recycled bag’s compact size of only 9"L x 7"W x 1"T (as shown in the photo of the small bag) allows it to be tucked into a bag, car or backpack until needed. Opened, it extends to a generous size of 14"L x 8"W x 15"T (to top of bag), 21"T (to top of handles). This would be a great gift for friends & family or to use as bags for the beach, lake, or pool! Due to the nature of the recycled materials, each bag will vary slightly.

  • 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. 

Vendor: Swahili Modern

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