Top 5 eco-bags for under 100

Fair-trade: Charlotte Tote by NV London Calcutta Upcycled: Truck Tarpaulin iPad Sleeve by Freitag Worthy Cause: FEED 1 Bag Recycled: The Fluent Stash by Nau Vegan: Aphex Bag by Matt & Nat

By Kate | Women
Posted Aug 25, 2010

Whether you are strutting on campus or bustling through a busy September, nothing can show you are eco-stylish like a statement bag – especially one for under 100$/£/€! These are our top five magnifeco bags – for their functionality,  timelessness (this bag will last you for years to come) and their other ‘eco’ plus -

Fair-trade: NV London Calcutta – Handmade & ethically produced in Calcutta using locally sourced materials and suppliers, the Charlotte is a printed canvas and leather tote that is both practical and perfect for taking just about anywhere. On sale at Ascension! Regular: £80.00, now £38.40. Ships everywhere.

Upcycled:Freitag – Former truck tarpaulin will protect your latest accessory in style with this iPad Sleeve. Velvety lining removes unwanted fingerprints, and the lift-up strap system on the back allows for highspeed access. €65.00. Buy direct from Freitag, ships most places.

Worthy Cause: FEED. Alright, technically this is last year’s ‘it’ bag, but a worthy cause never goes out of style. The FEED 1 bag is a stylish, well-designed reversible burlap and 100% organic cotton bag that has a mighty mission – to help raise awareness and funds for child hunger. It measures 15 inches tall and 15 inches wide, with 23-inch handles. The bag reads “FEED the Children of the World” on one side and “1” on the reverse, indicating that each bag will provide one child in Africa school lunch for an entire year through a donation to the United Nations World Food Programme. $65.00 USD. Buy direct from FEED who ships everywhere.

Recycled: Nau – die-cut from felted wool, The Fluent Stash is organizational origami. Keeps your electronics, toiletries – or whatever you squirrel within its elegantly designed folds – neatly arranged and close at hand. Fabric: 100% recycled wool felt. $79.00 USD.

Vegan: Matt & Nat – This unisex Aphex – Canvas Backpack is black coated canvas with 100% recycled grey faux suede lining, tone on tone stitching and antique silver hardware. The Aphex features a flap and snap with a top zip closure. Interior features zip, cell phone, PDA and 3 pen pockets. 12.5”X15.5”X3.5” Was £150.00 but now only £75.00. Buy direct from Matt & Nat, who ship everywhere.

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